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I couldn't get the Safe-N-Sound Stealth cord pins to work as-is either. No way since they are far too large for the tight pin openings in the back of the plug. But as the USMC say: Adapt, Improvise, Overcome. I was just about to make up my own cord with smaller pins, when I decided it would be easier to grind down and shorten the Safe-N-Sound ones. I used a Dremel with an aluminum oxide stone wheel to reduce the pin diameter about 50% with even more taper toward the tip. I also cut them shorter to about 3/8". All good now, though it was a frustrating waste of time until I ground down the pins. Once I did that, no problem.:cool:

Sorry I didn't take a photo of the modified pins, but here is the end result.

BTW The positive wire is yellow and pink, and the mirror is powered in Accessory mode, so it's easy enough to test.
Good Idea. I wonder if the pins are bigger then the ones on mine? I did get mine in but not a real big deal. Just that the wires were so close together it took some doing.
 

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Good Idea. I wonder if the pins are bigger then the ones on mine? I did get mine in but not a real big deal. Just that the wires were so close together it took some doing.
Yeah. I'm sure the pins on yours had to have been thinner.

I'd say my pins were about 1 mm square, not actually round. Actually they weren't even exactly the same size. The ground was slightly thinner than the red, so I was able to force it in just far enough to sustain a connection, but not enough to be confident it would stay in place. The positive pin was much worse. Really could not be inserted at all. The opening for that pin was also a bit smaller than for the black.

For anyone else doing this, I'd estimate I milled them down to about the thickness of a small safety pin, or 1.5 times as thick as a standard sized office staple, maybe 0.5 mm, and that worked fine.
 

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Sorry to dig up an old post, but does anyone mirror mount their radar detector? I've been having a **** of a time trying to get a mirror mount working with this rear view mirror of my 15 200s. I have an older escort passport 9500 and an older bracket style mirror mount. It made the mirror impossible to adjust so I bought a blendmount mirror mount off amazon thinking that that was thin enough to get on the stem of the rear view, but it pretty much is also making the rear view impossible to adjust. I'm about to give up thinking that there just isn't enough room behind the mirror to install one. Thanks in advance.
 
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