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Phone Mounts

Postby MiniManiac » Tue Aug 02, 2016 10:28 am

What phone mounts are folks using? I ask because I have been relying on my Garmin Eco Route for temp/boost and other gauges but my Eco Route decided to take a dump so I have transitioned to the ELM 327 with the Torque Pro App on my Samsung Galaxy. I would like to get my phone in a position that I can see it without blocking my field of view.

I am looking at the Craven Speed flex mounts plus some generic mounts available on amazon.

Any recommendations?
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Re: Phone Mounts

Postby MiniManiac » Wed Aug 03, 2016 12:28 pm

I found an older thread on NAM with some options. I guess no one here is running a cell phone mounted in their MINI.
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Re: Phone Mounts

Postby Zack » Fri Aug 05, 2016 11:57 pm

MiniManiac wrote:I found an older thread on NAM with some options. I guess no one here is running a cell phone mounted in their MINI.


About to have Collin do a Bluetooth retrofit in my car soon but also wouldn't mind a phone mount as well. Seen one that clips into the CD player but most would recommend the phone mount that cravenspeed makes. A bit pricey though.
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Re: Phone Mounts

Postby MiniManiac » Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:52 am

Zackattack28 wrote:About to have Collin do a Bluetooth retrofit in my car soon but also wouldn't mind a phone mount as well. Seen one that clips into the CD player but most would recommend the phone mount that cravenspeed makes. A bit pricey though.


I like the Kuda mounts but they are way to pricey for me. I think I am going to go with the cheapo Craven Speed mount: http://www.cravenspeed.com/mini-smartphone-fixie-xxl/
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Re: Phone Mounts

Postby Zack » Sun Aug 07, 2016 1:55 pm

MiniManiac wrote:
Zackattack28 wrote:About to have Collin do a Bluetooth retrofit in my car soon but also wouldn't mind a phone mount as well. Seen one that clips into the CD player but most would recommend the phone mount that cravenspeed makes. A bit pricey though.


I like the Kuda mounts but they are way to pricey for me. I think I am going to go with the cheapo Craven Speed mount: http://www.cravenspeed.com/mini-smartphone-fixie-xxl/


I actually went out and got a $20 magnetic one that has a mount that adheres to the dash. The mount works pretty well though I'm worried the police my think I'm texting and driving given where it is mounted ( on the speedometer shroud)
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Re: Phone Mounts

Postby MiniManiac » Sun Aug 07, 2016 6:31 pm

Zackattack28 wrote:
MiniManiac wrote:
Zackattack28 wrote:About to have Collin do a Bluetooth retrofit in my car soon but also wouldn't mind a phone mount as well. Seen one that clips into the CD player but most would recommend the phone mount that cravenspeed makes. A bit pricey though.


I like the Kuda mounts but they are way to pricey for me. I think I am going to go with the cheapo Craven Speed mount: http://www.cravenspeed.com/mini-smartphone-fixie-xxl/


I actually went out and got a $20 magnetic one that has a mount that adheres to the dash. The mount works pretty well though I'm worried the police my think I'm texting and driving given where it is mounted ( on the speedometer shroud)


Do you have a link to the one you got? There is this mount which looks promising

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01BZ ... PDKIKX0DER
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Re: Phone Mounts

Postby ksminiman » Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:10 pm

This is a bit late but the iOttie Easy Flex mounts have been amazing for me and everyone I have bought them for. The current generation is the Easy Flex 3 (I have the second gen). They are cheap but very nice quality and hold a wide range of phones without issue. They even hold onto the highly textured MINI dashboards!!! $17 on amazon!

https://www.amazon.com/iOttie-Mount-Holder-iPhone-Galaxy/dp/B00FXSU43W/ref=sr_1_1?s=wireless&ie=UTF8&qid=1480979237&sr=1-1&keywords=iottie+easy+flex
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Re: Phone Mounts

Postby MiniManiac » Mon Dec 05, 2016 7:27 pm

Not too late, especially considering that I haven't bought anything yet. :)
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Re: Phone Mounts

Postby ksminiman » Thu Dec 08, 2016 2:43 am

Then definitely check out the iOttie. It is not your average suction cup. It is a SUPER suction cup. It is a complete PITA to remove but somehow does not leave marks or residue. :D
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Re: Phone Mounts

Postby MiniManiac » Thu Dec 08, 2016 8:53 am

ksminiman wrote:Then definitely check out the iOttie. It is not your average suction cup. It is a SUPER suction cup. It is a complete PITA to remove but somehow does not leave marks or residue. :D


It looks like the one I have in the classic Mini. Definitely worth it for the money :)
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