How to Mount an Escort Radar Detector to a Rear View Mirror

There are only a few locations that work best when mounting a radar detector.  While a radar detector can technically be mounted almost anywhere, somewhere near the windshield works best.  That leaves your choices to a windshield mount, dash mount or your rear view mirror.  Escort makes some of the best radar detectors including the 9500ix, 8500×50, Solo S3, Redline Series.  Today we discuss how to mount an Escort radar detector to a rear view mirror. Almost all Escort radar detectors utilize a mounting system that utilizes a slot at the top of the device (the Escort Max series is an exception). … Read more…

Car Rear View Mirror Mounts

Using your rear view mirror as a place to mount your GPS, phone or radar detector has recently become pretty popular.  While I don’t know if it gets around the laws of states that do not permit mounting devices on your windshield (read about that here), it does place your device at a nice location that is very close to your line of sight while driving making it an ideal location for devices used for GPS purposes.   The rear view mirror is great for smaller devices.  You will find it to be a poor choice for larger devices such … Read more…