I called 2 different Infinity dealers asking their service dept. where
I can find a hole in the firewall to run a wire to the battery. They
couldn't even tell me that!
On 8/23/06, email@example.com
> Lack of manufacturer guidlines seems to be a frequent problem when installing
> a rig in modern cars. My 2001 Protege came with the same warning; contaced
> my dealer, and he was as helpful as snow in January. He simply didn't know.
> Lack of factual info, my personal history of 2M RFI in an earlier Mazda, and
> dire warnings in the form of anecdotal evidence from other hams regarding the
> new cars' many computers convinced me to forget the whole thing, and just use
> an HT when I'm stopped and out of the car.
> I seem to recall calling up Mazda America, and they weren't any help
> either...but try it with Toyota; call the national HQ up, and see where you
> get. The dealers, well, I had one tell me, "We just sell the cars."
> At 11:27 AM 08/23/2006, you wrote:
> >Has anyone found the "Toyota Special Instructions for installation of a
> >mobile two-way radio system"? I recently purchased a Prius and have read
> >this note on Page vii of the Owner's Manual. It says to check with your
> >Toyota dealer for precautionary measures or special instructions regarding
> >installation. Do they have a website with those type of installation notes?
> >I called the local dealer's Service Manager and he doesn't have a clue. He
> >said he will check and get back to me.
> >Thanks for any guidance!
> >Bill NE1B
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