Phone mount location

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The maps on the uconnect gps have offroad trails on them, not sure how many but I have been impressed on the amount of trails that show up.
Pretty cool, does waze have that?
Having not yet received my 2dr Rubi (another issue all together) it is difficult to know what the uconnect GPS can do but here are two thoughts:

1) I spend way more time on-road than off -where Waze is going to be far superior for a host of reasons.

2) Waze has the ability to learn new roads, shortcuts, and trails, and then incorporate them back into their maps on a global basis, for all to use. It is a dynamic map that is updated often, and without extra fees.

So, the more people who use Waze on the tail the more those trails become available for everyone!

Pretty cool, huh?
Does uconnect have that?
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not sure, they took the offroad pages away. we will see what it has when they send it out. Wake has some nice features for sure.
 

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So I wasn't sure what to do with the phone . I use a Otter box case on the phone. I use the Quad Lock adaptor on the phone. I use it for my bicycles also. I got the adaptor and this was about the only place I could find to mount the adaptor. Works perfect! Just need a short cable for the phone to the USB . Anyhow just what worked for me is anyone was looking for suggestions!

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I had mine mounted that way, but one day I sat in the passenger seat and noticed that the weight of the phone seemed to be pulling the plastic away from the dash. I have since removed it, but now I have a slight gap between the dash plastic and the grab handle. :headbang:

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If anyone is interested Ram mounting parts
I like that a lot! I had one of those on my motorcycles I just sold. I wish I had pulled the RAM & Mount off before I sold it.
 

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This thread is about a phone mount location. The only (persistent) counter-argument is from someone who has factory-installed GPS navigation. What if other buyers here do not have that option? Back out and let the rest of us discuss this.
 

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This thread is about a phone mount location. The only (persistent) counter-argument is from someone who has factory-installed GPS navigation. What if other buyers here do not have that option? Back out and let the rest of us discuss this.
U talkin to me?
 

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For the ball mount, how did you screw that into that location? The screw there is only into the rubber and is very short. Thanks
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Hi don,
I drilled out the existing hole just a bit and threaded in the cap screw into the hole. The rubber is tough and holds very well. Don't drill it to big!
 

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Hi don,
I drilled out the existing hole just a bit and threaded in the cap screw into the hole. The rubber is tough and holds very well. Don't drill it to big!
Thanks, so you used the same screw and did the ball have a short aluminum post on it as well?
 

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I did not use the existing screw. It's very short and small. I used one of the cap screws that the ball came with in the handlebar kit. If u purchased just the ball, you need to find a approate cap screw in size and length. Todd
 

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I did not use the existing screw. It's very short and small. I used one of the cap screws that the ball came with in the handlebar kit. If u purchased just the ball, you need to find a approate cap screw in size and length. Todd
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My two cents on the stock 8.4 in nav that comes with the JL it is the biggest piece of crap I have ever known in all of my 45 years of driving! Waze and Google Map blow it out of the water! I've tried on numerous occasions matching the time and route with Waze or Google Maps and it was always a much much longer arrival time no doubt
 

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I have a different solution. I’m a bomb tech and use a phone case made by juggernaut defense. The phone holds all of my .pdf files and mounts to a molle vest via a fold down mount. You can also buy a RAM mount and mount it in a vehicle. I don’t have navigation and I prefer to just say “hey Siri, directions home” and off we go.

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I used the RAM phone mount.

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I went with the Rubigrid by Bulletpoint. This gives me two phone mounts, myself and my wife, as well as GoPro and a tablet mount. They do also carry a ball mount that fits in the grab bar like the original post.
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