Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Toyota 4Runner

I travel a lot and rent all kinds of cars.  Today, the good folks are Budget Car Rental were good enough to upgrade me a Toyota 4Runner.  That means its time for a vehicle specific article on how to mount a cell phone, tablet or GPS in a Toyota 4Rrunner. A photo of the interior of a Toyota 4Runner accompanies this article.  It’s a fairly spacious interior with a fit of a further reach to the windshield.  Nice flat dash but not overly deep which will limit use as a mounting location.  Normal horizontal vents are present.  The cup holder placement is … Read more…

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Vintage Car

We’re going to talk about where to mount a mobile device within a vintage automobile.  I’m sure the designers of any vintage car never dreamed of what we’re using today, let alone mounting it in a car. When you think about almost any vintage car, the typical places where we would like to mount a phone, GPS or tablet start to become difficult to find.  Depending upon when the vintage car was manufactured, there may not be an air vent because there wasn’t any such thing as air conditioning.  A cup holder in a vintage car?  Don’t think so.  CD … Read more…

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for an Acura MDX

Most SUVs are easy to mount a mobile device within and the Acura MDX is a typical SUV.  I owned an Acura MDX for almost eight years and it was a great car.  One of the easier SUVs to mount a cell phone, tablet or GPS.  Lots of space.  Except for perhaps the dash, no unusual curves or bumps.  Lots of different places will work well in an Acura MDX but there were a few mounts and holders that simply won’t work.  Especially on the dashboard. We always try to have a photo of the interior accompany our vehicle specific articles.  A photo of … Read more…

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Mazda Miata

I have a friend with a Mazda Miata and while I can’t possibly fit in it, she seems to like it a lot.  The Mazda Miata is a small convertible that (in my opinion) is better suited for people other than really tall or really wide.  It has a small interior.  Not an easy car to mount a phone, GPS or tablet within. This isn’t an easy task.  The vents are small and round with narrow slats, there aren’t any useful cup holders and it’s too small of a car for a seat bolt mount. The windshield is the best … Read more…

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Chevy Equinox

Today we get a look at the interior of a Chevy Equinox and we’ll recommend some mount options for a phone, GPS and tablet.  The Chevy Equinox has surprisingly few choices for car mount locations. A photo of the interior of a Chevy Equinox accompanies this article.  There’s not much to the interior dash.  Sometimes that’s good, sometimes not.  On a Chevy Equinox, it’s not so good.  You can see that the owner of this vehicle decided to glue his E-ZPass to the dash.  He should have read our article about E-ZPass Car Mounts. Using a windshield mount is the easiest … Read more…

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for a Mercedes-Benz GLK350

I was able to get a look inside a Mercedes-Benz GLK350 the other day.  I instantly snap into MountGuys Labs mode to figure out what mounts will work. A photo of the interior of a Mercedes-Benz GLK350 accompanies this article.  It’s a fairly compact interior and finding good mounting locations was unexpectedly difficult.  So let’s see what’s going to work. My first choice for phone mounts goes to the windshield.  Nothing freakish about the windshield slope.  Not like my Nissan Murano. My recommendation for the Mercedes-Benz GLK350 windshield mount is the Arkon MegaGrip Suction Cup Windshield and Dash Mount.  The suction mount features … Read more…