Vertical Head Alignment

Glenn Bazzano

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I have 2 Rec heads installed vertically and one Trans head mounted horizontally on my front grill. My question is how important is it for the Rec heads to be aimed perfectly perpendicular to level ground? I understand the importance of this when mounting them flat and normal but does being upright give you more leeway?
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Leave them as perpendicular as you can get them. I have the same setup on my BMW and the system works flawlessly
 

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As long as you have the TX Perfectly mounted you have flexibility on the Regular Sensors. You dont want them aiming at the ground but you don't need go crazy leveling the regular sensors and you can do it by eye.
 

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As long as you have the TX Perfectly mounted you have flexibility on the Regular Sensors. You dont want them aiming at the ground but you don't need go crazy leveling the regular sensors and you can do it by eye.
What's the margin of error for the TX in that situation, in terms of degrees left/right or up/down?
 

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What's the margin of error for the TX in that situation, in terms of degrees left/right or up/down?
You want the TX perfect straight (left/right) and pointing up slightly @ 5 degrees.
 

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You want the TX perfect straight (left/right) and pointing up slightly @ 5 degrees.
Does that figure depend on how far the TX is off the ground? If you're mounting it on a lifted F250, do you still want it aimed up 5 degrees? What's the margin of error on the left-right alignment? Would 1 degree off be OK?
 

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You want the TX perfect straight (left/right) and pointing up slightly @ 5 degrees.
Maybe 1-2 degrees at Max... Anything more would be bad.
 

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