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Hi, I got !Removed! off with mine too - maps out of date, very slow, kept defaulting to Belgium for some reason.

I removed the original display and the DVD drive/box in the glovebox and fitted a Garmin Nuvi 65.

 

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It fits nicely with a bit of fetling, used the windscreen suction cup stuck to a bracket I made from a bent piece of aluminium araldited to the top of the original satnav pod. Fitted a cigar lighter in-line plug to the original display's cable and used the original Garmin car charger.

It switches on and off with the ignition and works MUCH better than the original. Got a load of space back in my glovebox too :-)

 

HTH

Steve

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Hi Steve, funny enough I was looking at sat Navs in halfords to see if that was a possibility. My ideal is a nexus 7 install but not totally sure how difficult that's going to be. Thanks for sharing anyway!

Cheers Lee.

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Should be fairly easy there's a couple people done it already, Gambit has a full pc wired up i'm his !

the hardest part is getting it to look 'propper' in my opinion

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Hi stants, yes that's the other issue trying to make it look like it's came from the factory with it installed. I'm having a mare trying to sort a Bluetooth obd2 reader too the elm327 one I got won't work and I'm having difficulty finding a compatible one as this will be running through the nexus 7 ideally!

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