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Old 07-14-2004, 07:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just got a great deal on a K40 UN700SWL radar dectctor unit from my BMW dealer. Retail was $700 + install but with all my diccounts I was able to get it for $200 but I have to install it myself.

Does anyone else have one of these radar ddetectors and how do you like it.
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The K40 is rated highly. I am sure it is a great unit. I sell it, but have no experience with it personally. I will however say the same thing about it as I would any radar detector.

If you are alone on a hwy, a detector will do you little good. By the time it goes off, you are already caught. If you are traveling a busy hwy, the radar shot may bounce off other cars and set off your detector. You slow down, the other cars don't, you win.
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They claim that the first hit is bounced back to the cop and gives a negitive reading, also they claim it gives you ample time to slow down. So we will see, if I get a ticket within a year K40 will pay it as stated by their gurantee
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They claim that the first hit is bounced back to the cop and gives a negitive reading, also they claim it gives you ample time to slow down. So we will see, if I get a ticket within a year K40 will pay it as stated by their gurantee
but you're still stuck with insurance increase.
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