thanks for the link.
he definately had/has the advantage of the sunk in bose emblem area and the fact that his shifter button is not behind the shifter.
I ended up mounting mine to the side, but may have to re-do it with a new dash piece that has the bose/gain control indent. because I would like it there much better.
But for 75 bucks (activation fee, 1 month, and the car kit) I have XM I guess it isn't too bad. Not to mention that I got the Skyfi free with 1.5 house kits
(already played with it in my house)