my Escort 8500 sucks

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Postby BKOLFO4 » Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:57 pm

8500's are known to false alarm on Laser. Have three friends with them and they all do it, so there may not have been one when it went off.

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Postby kevox » Sun Oct 08, 2006 7:31 pm

Man ever since that one time it went off on LASER, its been going off a lot. Just about every day now it goes off twice in the stupidest locations. I know it is just about useless since it goes off all the time now so I just muted it (it is afterall the loudest alert of them all).
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Postby rawkus2g » Thu Oct 19, 2006 3:06 pm

I had extremely good luck with my Valentine One. I rarely had false alarms and numerous times it warned me of cops about 1/2 mile down the road. I sold it though as the times I got caught speeding were out of my own stupidity, and the radar detector couldn't have saved me. I never once have been caught speeding on the interestate and last week alone I drove 1000+ miles, most speeding 10-20 mph over the limit.
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Postby kevox » Thu Oct 19, 2006 6:46 pm

rawkus2g wrote:I had extremely good luck with my Valentine One. I rarely had false alarms and numerous times it warned me of cops about 1/2 mile down the road. I sold it though as the times I got caught speeding were out of my own stupidity, and the radar detector couldn't have saved me. I never once have been caught speeding on the interestate and last week alone I drove 1000+ miles, most speeding 10-20 mph over the limit.
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I'm so confused. Some people tell me the 8500 is better than the Valentine One, some don't. Which is it?
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Postby John » Thu Oct 19, 2006 10:52 pm

kevox wrote:I'm so confused. Some people tell me the 8500 is better than the Valentine One, some don't. Which is it?


Better? Valentine One!

Edit: On a side note, I guess, with speeding, my biggest problem has always been owning vehicles that are not equipped with cruise control...
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Postby rawkus2g » Sat Oct 21, 2006 9:29 am

I have never used the 8500 so I can't comment on that, I was just amazed with the Valentine One, but I think driving smarter when speeding (oxymoron?) is the key.
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Postby 95Honda » Sat Oct 21, 2006 10:07 am

Dude, save your money and go the speed limit.....

Then you never have to worry about anything....
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Postby kevox » Sat Oct 21, 2006 7:44 pm

95Honda wrote:Dude, save your money and go the speed limit.....

Then you never have to worry about anything....

I'm not even gonna talk about that one.
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