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i used somebodies idea for the ram mount to replace the coin holder to fab up a cell phone holder


this thing fits PERFECTLY in the spot where the coin holder was. i used a piece of scrap aluminum to screw the mount into. i need to paint the screws and stuff black, but i don't have any rattle cans on me.


here's a different angle


this is a shot of the arm that connects the two "mounts"


finished product. this cell phone holder holds the phone like nobody's business. i REALLY like it.


here's a video
 

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thanks, me too. i finally convinced myself to do it and i'm glad i did. the holder i had before slid into the cd slot and tightened down. it blocked a little bit of the radio display, but it was alright. since i have this now, it was handed down to the wife's car haha.
 

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So the piece of aluminum sits behind the dash panel and you screw the mount to it and the clamping tension holds it in place?

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The link you posted for the flat surface mount is 1 inch. I measure the coin holder open and it is 2 7/16s which would be a different mount. Is this correct?

Edit: Nevermind, I see now they are both 2 7/16s but the one I posted has aluminum base, plus it's cheaper, gonna try it out.

Thanks for sharing, saw your review on amazon too..

[ame]http://www.amazon.com/Mounts-Flat-Surface-Mount-RAM-B-202U/dp/B000WJ6X4G/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1371059293&sr=8-2&keywords=RAM+flat+surface+mount[/ame]

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I used mine to mount my push button to prevent accidental pushing.
 

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How'd you do the gps?????




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I popped out the dash piece and took out the switch blank next to the tow button. I took the suction cup mount arm and stuck it through and once I had it where I wanted it I drilled 2 small holes through the base and screwed it in place. I fished my power cord through the hole as well.
 

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When I did a variation of this mod to my truck, i just pulled out the coin holder and then put the aluminum backing in through that hole. You could also just pull that section of the dash out.
 
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