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Well with my third speeding ticket in less than twelve months running totally stock, I think my next mod if you can call it a mod will be a radar/laser detector. Any suggestions for a reliable one?
 

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One thing about radar detectors is that they only work if there are other cars on the road cuz they catch the signal bouncing off of other cars. My brother found that out the hard way, late on night there was no one else on the road so he got on it and got a speeding ticket for doing 30 over cuz the detector didnt pick up the signal till it was on him.
 

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The Valentine radar detector is really good, and it almost never misses. My parents have one in both of their cars. However, they cost around $400! But if you want the accuracy, you're gonna pay!
 

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Ya the one my brother has is $800, just saying when your the only one on the road the only thing that might save you is if you have one of the $1000+ ones that jams the radar so they cant get a reading.
 

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Listen to me when I tell you a Passport 8500 or Valentine will not do you wrong. They run about $300-$400 bucks but they're the best money can buy.
 

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this is the best mod...drive the speed limit, its your own fault. just follow the laws.
 

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Get a Jammer. A radar detector lets you know when you're about to get a ticket. There's some car audio specialists near me that install jammers for $700. You might want to check out the local car audio specialists. There are different types of jammers. I don't remember the specifics but when I was thinking about getting one I ruled out the cheap ones.
Jammers have a downside. When you get clocked the officer will see a bogus speed. If the officer sees that you're going 35 mph on the highway and it looks like you're doing 90 your car might get impounded!
 

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If the officer sees that you're going 35 mph on the highway and it looks like you're doing 90 your car might get impounded!
How can your car get impounded becuz of that?
 

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you can get a Cobra for $100 that works very well, but not speeding issomuch cheaper
 

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haha, i dont think that many people in here honestly do the speedlimit, jammers are good, in some states u cannot buy them, or at least from the magazine i buy from, so if u want to take the risk of a ticket, get a good detector!
 

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Hard to do, easy to say. Just slow down and dont speed. [:)]
 

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You can also get a radar jamer with a detector this way your safe no matter what.
 

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I've got a cheap $100 radar detector, and it's worked great for me. I don't see cops very often though. I drive over the speed limit probably 80% of the time, so I have to have some kind of protection.
 

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I know, I know, so that's why I won't make any performance mods. Why get extra hp if you can use it? I'm driving speed limit at least for the next year. [:(] [mad]
 

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Get a combo.
 

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Listen to me when I tell you a Passport 8500 or Valentine will not do you wrong. They run about $300-$400 bucks but they're the best money can buy.
 

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2ndfocus said:
Well with my third speeding ticket in less than twelve months running totally stock, I think my next mod if you can call it a mod will be a radar/laser detector. Any suggestions for a reliable one?
Maybe the five boroughs are different, but in the rest of NY, if you're convicted of speeding 3 times in 18 months, you don't have a license..
 
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