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  1. Vendor Marketplace
    Click HERE to order or for more information. Escort Radar Detectors - Starting At $299.95 Shipped! For over 35 years, Escort has been a leader in high-performance radar and laser detectors. Offering advanced features of convenience such as GPS, Bluetooth, and cell phone integration, as well...
  2. Misc for Sale
    Working on getting pics up. I'd like $225 shipped priority flatrate or $220 picked up 10463. Radar detector is in amazing shape. Looks and feels like new. Blue display. Includes SmartChord and Mounting Hardware. Will consider trades for phones or other electronics. Possibly some car parts too.
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm about to begin my first major mod to my 2000 Passat. (well, deviation from standard repairs) My goals are this: * 2A inline fuse to the detector that is switched (cig lighter is not) * Easily accessible 'mute' button that doesn't involve boring a hole or having to reach somewhere difficult...
  4. Classified Archive
    For Sale: Escort Passport 8500 x50 blue radar laser dectector. It's in like new condition, used a few times. Works perfectly. Blue leds. Comes with everything you see, case, manual, window suction mount and coiled 12v cord. Price reduced $175, that's half the price new, retails for $350.
  5. Classified Archive
    perfect condition. in box with all parts and manual. can email pictures. price is 140 shipped. red led display
  6. Classified Archive
    escort made smart cord for the 8500, comes with free ebay hard wire kit. $19 shipped.
  7. Mobile Electronics
    Escort 9500i for $389 shipped. (MSRP $450) I know this didn't belong in the GB forum or classifieds. I just wanted to pass on information for a good deal. Their pricing seems to be very competitive on most of their products. Their website is The previous offer is still...
  8. Classified Archive
    I never had any problems with this in the Passat, but with the STi, I get a false laser signal everytime I get on the throttle, hit the wiper spray, or the intercooler spray. Seems to be a common problem with Escorts and STi's. I'm looking to get a Valentine since they seem to get along with...
  9. Mobile Electronics
  10. Anything Auto The team gets a high speed police escort through Firenze during the Gumball 3000. You can also download the video in quicktime at I'd like to see this one Google-mashed.
  11. Mobile Electronics
    I am looking into purchasing this unit, however I was wondering if anyone has any personal experience with it. I was looking to get the Passport 8500 but the location of the 12V in the Passat looks inconvient for me. Does anyone use the 8500 with there Passat as well? Any info will be greatly...
  12. Classified Archive
    asking $175 SHIPPED. it's brand new, orignal package is still in box with manual.Here's what Escort says about: The Passport 7500S Radar - Laser - Safety - Detector: New Increased radar Range Long-range warning for all radar and laser signals: conventional and "instant-on" X-band, K-band, and...
  13. Anything Auto
    bust it!
  14. Classified Archive
    (SOLD) Escort passport 8500 X50 270.00 shipped lower 48 280.00 Canada Approx 2 months old. Smart cord, Window mount, Box, Instructions, RED Display I can take more pic's if necessary
  15. Classified Archive
    hey guys i got 2 escort radars for sale both new in both with the wrapping still on the box: Escort 8500 X50 - 275.00 Excort Solo2 - 250.00
  16. Classified Archive
    Thinking of seeling a very lightly used Solo 2 Radar Detector. Paid $329,, would come with box and all documentation. Thinking $250 plus shipping. Any interest?
  17. Anything Auto
    hahaha, it's always interesting to see how much money MTV will throw at their shows for ratings. Well, this latest PMR, they take a POS 1991 Ford Escort Hatchback, and basically turn it into an E36 BMW. New front clip, bumper, headlights, grill, hood, the whole works! Sad to say, the car turned...
  18. Group Buys
    would you guys be interested in a GB? if so, which model would you guys most want to see? if there has been any recent GB's on these, please tell me the appropriate prices so that I can see if it's going to be worth it.
  19. Classified Archive
    The radar/laser detector is barely used and will come in its original box complete with a comprehensive owner's manual, quick-release windshield mount with extra suction cups, a coiled SmartCord, quick reference card, and an Escort travel case. It has absolutely no scratches/dents or any...
  20. Anything Auto
    Quite the find: Click the pic to go to the auction page I'm certain there would be several people here who may want it, and possibly someone who might even buy it. Heck, I'm tempted to bid...