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Old 04-06-2004, 03:39 AM   #1
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Ive moved the little sender around in the trunk, making sure i keep the part that says "top" up, and the part that says " Front" facing front. No matter were i move it and re calibrate it, it still doesnt work correctly. Usually reads West when im heading North, you get the point, anyways, what i want to try and do is Re track the wires from the trunk into the car, and see if the module can be mounted under the back seat bench part. Will this allow it to work if its mounted under there? Or would the springs/floor cause to much interference for it?

As far as the wiring, it seems to have a fair ammount of slack in it, probally woudln't be to hard to back track it into the car.

PS. Its my sub that is thowing off the compas, my sub so happens to be directly under the factory location for the module.
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PS. Its my sub that is thowing off the compas, my sub so happens to be directly under the factory location for the module.
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Isn't that a horrible place for the compass? My three 10s in my 91 keep my compass pointing NE all the time. I've tried various spots but nothing works well. I keep having to recalibrate it after every day (or even a few hours).

I've got a feeling I'm going to lose the compass again in my 97 when I install my spare two 10s this summer. :( Oh well... the price we pay for the bump & thump.
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It just kinda bugs me that it doesn't work lol, im gunna attempt to move it into the car...eventually when i get the time, possibly Thursday.
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Have fun. We've had cases where even with subs, a relocate in the trunk worked, but in extreme cases, you just have to decide if you want the subs or the compass. You'll have to make the choice.
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Paint it black, mount it on the roof, and pretend you have XM radio!!!


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