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Old 10-09-2011, 05:07 PM   #321
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I just noticed there is a little drain hole by the gas cap so if it overflows it drains beneath the car. Guess how I found this one out
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Found this out today, I call it my ghetto MTF

My Garmin nuvi fits right into my SYNC display...I use ipod bluetooth so i control my ipod on my ipod so i dont really need to see the display all the time
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Old 10-09-2011, 05:35 PM   #323
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Old 10-09-2011, 07:09 PM   #324
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My Navigon wedges in there at an angle, so I can see both displays. I don't use it that often, and I dig keeping the windshield free of suction cup mounts.

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Old 10-09-2011, 07:40 PM   #325
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I just noticed there is a little drain hole by the gas cap so if it overflows it drains beneath the car. Guess how I found this one out
wow. Ford cars used to have a charcoal canister.. i guess it is no longer required in case of overflow. (maybe with the price of gas, they figure folks are NOT gonna be wasting it so easily?)

Also, for some reason i have all three 'flowers' fully glowing in the separate screen, but the flowers in the main screen do not get bright? (Next to the 'low gas' idiot light, it never lights up.. makes me sad...) (I have a manual tranny)
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Old 10-10-2011, 08:27 AM   #326
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playing video from an iPod is pretty simple, just need a specific cable (check owner's manual) that plugs into the iPod and has the standard Red, White, Yellow connections plus an USB connection to plug into the ports in the console.

In the Audio screen, there's a selection at the bottom 'Options' and there's a video selection there. It'll read the video files on the iPod and will play them ONLY if you're in Park.

So far I only have a music video on there, but I'm sure the same would work if I downloaded a TV show or movie from iTunes.

Haven't tried any other option other than from iPod.
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Old 10-10-2011, 11:02 PM   #327
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I just discovered how to get the white interior LEDs not to come on when you unlock/open doors.

Open the door, and then hold the front-most map light button over the driver's head for about 5 seconds. The lights will blink for a quick instant, then not come on unless you turn them on.

I have to say, the car looks so much cooler when you open the door and it's just the footwell/door coloured LEDs and the two screens and gauges lit up. :D
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Old 10-10-2011, 11:08 PM   #328
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I have found out that I can link my itouch to SYNC using bluetooth so I can just used the controls on my ipod. No cords at all. This kinda allows you to use your ipod as a remote for playing music if your tailgating or using your car stereo for any thype of gathering.

So much better than using SYNC's shitty layout. I hate that so much!! txting wont get ppl in accidents that stupid menu layout will. give me a freaking scroll feature with more than one song showing on the screen. should have had Mac program SYNC instead of Microsoft
If you let mac program it then nothing would work with it at all
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I just discovered how to get the white interior LEDs not to come on when you unlock/open doors.

Open the door, and then hold the front-most map light button over the driver's head for about 5 seconds. The lights will blink for a quick instant, then not come on unless you turn them on.

I have to say, the car looks so much cooler when you open the door and it's just the footwell/door coloured LEDs and the two screens and gauges lit up. :D
Can't wait to try this tonight!!! Thanks!
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When tailgating, how do you get the audio to play for an extended period of time? Having a Ti, I don't have a key to turn to ACC, so haven't figured out how to play music while stopped.
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