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Old 10-10-2005, 03:40 PM   #1
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Has anyone added a compass mirror to their car.? What color display do you have? My car is red dash except for green climate control. I was thinking green but want to know what others have done
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*shrug* My dash already had a compass...

:P I would go with red, myself.
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It'll work either way.. but don't you need to run wiring for the compass to recognize direction...and where to mount the unit.. Those of us that have it..our uh..I foget the name..box is located between the speakers
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most of the Mirrors that you will find will have a Green Compass
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if you are looking for a compass mirror you should just need to re-do the wiring on it. From what I have seen, the compass control is at the base of the mirror already. Now, if you find one with temperature too, then you'll need to get the sensor and run the wires for that.

My parents are looking for a temp/compass one for my mom'* impala, but cleapest we found was $85 for it and sensor out of a truck.
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ok on my car it came with the auto dim mirror, but i wanta upgrade to a compass one. is there anything special i would need or is it just plug and play??? thanks
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ok on my car it came with the auto dim mirror, but i wanta upgrade to a compass one. is there anything special i would need or is it just plug and play??? thanks
X2........would be nice to have....dont need it but still.
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plug and play, I don't think it is. I also do not know if the compass mirrors are auto dim. That said, if I remember correctly, the mirror with just auto dim has 3-5 wires in it, thinking 3. You may just have to figure out which wire goes to what and match them.

What year cars are we talking about here?

ok... found a picture of one on ebay: Here is the auction

It looks like it does have auto dim and that there are only 3 wires in the back. The plug is different from ours though I believe. The second picture also shows the compass bubble at the base of the mirror. Seems like a decent price for this.
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plug and play, I don't think it is. I also do not know if the compass mirrors are auto dim. That said, if I remember correctly, the mirror with just auto dim has 3-5 wires in it, thinking 3. You may just have to figure out which wire goes to what and match them.

What year cars are we talking about here?

ok... found a picture of one on ebay: Here is the auction

It looks like it does have auto dim and that there are only 3 wires in the back. The plug is different from ours though I believe. The second picture also shows the compass bubble at the base of the mirror. Seems like a decent price for this.
that'll be good for my car!!!! to bad i cant get it...owell!!! good luck to whoever bids on it!
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