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Old July 29th, 2009
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Just want to confirm that double-tapping the mute button on my RD will stop my ZR4 transceivers from shifting.

I'm running my ZR4 setup without the supplied display controller. Since my 9500ix is connected into the ZR4 interface module along with the transceivers, I get laser alerts through my RD, and I can mute with its button. Just not entirely sure that I'm disabling the shifting function when I double-tap the RD's mute, and I don't want to JTG.

BTW, here are a couple photos of my installation. I think it turned out well.




The only part of the system visible inside the car is the RD, which is hard-wired in.

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Old July 29th, 2009
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Looks good, cool ride, too.

Only potential frontal weak-spot would be the far-displaced fogs, but your front center-mass, especially, should be solid.

With the Shifter's jamming function enabled, yes, double-tapping should cut-off the outgoing active jamming signal.
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Old July 30th, 2009
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Thanks. Either the manual wasn't really clear on on that, or I missed it, and I just wanted to make sure the double-tap functionality is extended to the RD when it's connected into the ZR4 interface.
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Yes, I'm running your identical set up currently. The display controller is not required to be installed when interfacing through a Bel/Escort detector. The ZR4 remote mute will take over the mute button functions of the ZR4 and the detector. Double tapping will disable shifting immediately. The laser detect alert has display priority over the shifter disabled message. If you are receiving constant laser hits then the message that shifters are disabled will be delayed until after the laser alert stops but I assure you that as soon as you double tap you are not shifting any longer. This test is done on every shifter shipped (temporary disabling the shifters via mute button).

Thank you for being careful to not JTG (jam to gun)!

I agree with TSi+WRX, nice install. The highly reflective foglights would be the only weakness.
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Thanks for the confirmation on the mute button.

I think I'll try to locate some rubber plugs that I can stuff into the fog light shrouds to conceal the lenses - something I can still remove when I need to use the fogs.
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BTW wicked ride!
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BTW wicked ride!
Thanks!

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I think I'll try to locate some rubber plugs that I can stuff into the fog light shrouds to conceal the lenses - something I can still remove when I need to use the fogs.
Or just get them outta there, and make space for brake ducting.
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Me:05 Legacy 2.5GT Ltd. sedan
LI Rev2.8/Ver7.03, quad 8.0A-F w/Slim 8.5-R
LPP Ver8.3/Rev10.6.4, 2xF/1xR
9500i, Red (4307) w/ZR3
Cheetah GPS-Mirror
VEIL G4
CR8APL8s, w/LaserShield-F

Wifey:09 Forester XT
LI Rev2.9/Ver7.08 dual 8.5-F
8500x50 (S7 Rev5)
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I think I'll try to locate some rubber plugs that I can stuff into the fog light shrouds to conceal the lenses
First of all, Beautiful Car

Concealing the lenses will help but won't work as good as using Veil. More convenient for you too.
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First of all, Beautiful Car

Concealing the lenses will help but won't work as good as using Veil. More convenient for you too.
Thanks for the kind words.

Good call on the Veil. I completely forgot about that option. A Veil coating should do the trick, and I won't need to worry about pulling covers when I need to use the fogs.


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