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Thread: How's this for a front parking sensor bodgification :D

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    Default How's this for a front parking sensor bodgification :D

    After coming across a 2 sensor kit in my garage that I bought ages ago, I though I'd have a crack at bodging them on the front but without actually cutting into the bumper.

    I found that if you take away the casing then you're left with a pair of 18mm sensors which aren't much bigger than number plate screw caps.

    Basically I seales the wires in the sensors with NoNails and sunk 18mm holes into my front number plate to mount the sensors in (see next post).

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    The 1st pic shows how big the holes in bumper for the plate screws are, so you can easily thread the wires through and mount the plate with velcro instead.

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    nice work mate and your car looks the nuts

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    Excellent idea! I would suggest mounting the number plates with another method to help prevent theft though.

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    Cheers.
    I might screw a couple of flat headed torx screws on either side later.

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    Nice work, definately better than having all them holes put in your bumper.

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    Class !! well done that Man.....looks the business

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    Excellent mate, I love it!
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    So how have you connected them up inside, what triggers them or have you got them switched

    Cheers

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    I'm using my old NOS switch at the mo, but will buy a timer & connect it to rear parking sensors when I get them, so the fronts stay on for 30 seconds after the rears have been activated.

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