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Re: [RFI] Toyota Special Instructions

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Subject: Re: [RFI] Toyota Special Instructions
From: "Kelly Johnson" <n6kj.kelly@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 12:30:01 -0700
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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, digital-conjurers@adelphia.net
<digital-conjurers@adelphia.net> wrote:
> 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."
> -Lin/KJ6EF
> 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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