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here we go, I'm looking at getting ALP system for my 2016 Jaguar f-type. I've been on the ALP site trying to figure out what I need. I live in S. Florida but will soon move to Santa Fe, NM. My question is, how many heads do I need and do I really need TX sensor. Do I need CPU with HiFi or can I just get the hard wired version with BT.... I have Escort RD so first I was looking at ZW5 but after reading on it again, I changed my mind.

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If you have the budget I’d get (2) RX and (1) TX with HIFI and Bluetooth.
 
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@Grumpy Finn where do you drive? That can help decide sensor configuration (3Rx vs 2Rx/ 1Tx). I highly recommend HiFi. It makes the alerts much easier to interpret.
 

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Looks like you have a nice grille for installation.
 

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In south florida you may see some tougher guns, I don't recall having seen anything about dragoneye in new mexico so you might be ok with just two rx, you can always start there and add on later if desired.
 

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Thanks guys, I'll probably go with 2 Rx, hifi and BT for now, if there's any other recommendations I'm not in a hurry. ALPS is still the best, right?
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One more question, do I need GPS. It says "required for new ALPs system"
 
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Never mind, ordered HiFi BT, two sensors and GPS
My only suggestion at this point is to purchase and install one additional extension cable and run it along with the other two Rx cables and sensors. Since 90% of your labor will most likely be in taking the dash and grills apart running the cables, it would be a LOT easier now in case you decide to add either a RX or TX head later on. My 2 cents...
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My only suggestion at this point is to purchase and install one additional extension cable and run it along with the other two Rx cables and sensors. Since 90% of your labor will most likely be in taking the dash and grills apart running the cables, it would be a LOT easier now in case you decide to add either a RX or TX head later on. My 2 cents...
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Great advise!
 

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Ordering now
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Well that didn't go as planned, I had the cable in the cart with no intension of ordering anything else.... except two more sensors for the rear....
 
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Ordering now
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Well that didn't go as planned, I had the cable in the cart with no intension of ordering anything else.... except two more sensors for the rear....
Been there done that $3k later...... Just pray my wife never finds this forum..
 

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