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coldsteelcures

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Making a plan for install need hive mind to address location. This is first older car I am doing. This is 3 head set up with two regular heads on the side which is what I am questioning and I also have the new ILX head for middle so question is for two side heads.

Yellow- easy but maybe too close?
Blue-can pock up set of parking lights and integrate jammers into it.
White/Green- Also easy but how good is protection?

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What system do/will you have? What’s an ILX head? You mention 3 heads but only have circles in pairs.

Also, for each pair of circles, what are the measurements between them and to the ground?
 

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Sorry should have been clear. ALP system 3 heads with one of them a TX head. I already know where TX head is going so trying to plan out position of other two heads.

Can’t measure yet as car is in transport. Just bought it.
 

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State requires front license plate so TX on top of plate. Has worked well on all my other cars ( GT500, GT350, M3)

And thx! Once I get the car will take measurements.
 

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TX really needs to be next to the pony, as @Deacon said. IMO, the other two will give you the best coverage where the parking lights, (next to the blue circles), meet the headlights.
I agree, those would be the spots I pick. The front end isn't to big on these guys.
 

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TX next to the pony and green RX should test well on that car.
 

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You don't think the lower panel being so recessed will be a problem? I figured next to the headlights would provide more coverage from top to bottom. But, you've been doing this a lot longer than I have, so I defer to your experience.
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TX next to the pony and green RX should test well on that car.
 

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You don't think the lower panel being so recessed will be a problem? I figured next to the headlights would provide more coverage from top to bottom. But, you've been doing this a lot longer than I have, so I defer to your experience.
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I don't. Plus you bring the RXs out as far as you can down there, make them stick out from that designed recess. Reflections and interference is what seems to cause problems and RXs higher / on top of the bumper may add problems. The TX does all the heavy lifting anyway and it's a pretty narrow front end with helpful headlight design so it'll probably test really well that way.

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