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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2015, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Fred S
Re: Gps

Tom-That's what I've done, and have hidden the socket between the dash and tank. But the unit doesn't seem to like only 6 volts, or ignition noise is screwing it up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2015, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Fred S
Re: Gps

Tom & Jacksonlll-I've taken it on back roads on a 40 mile trip, and it never gets past "searching for satellite."

Western77-I was running it on 6 volts, (read where GPS & cell phones only need 5...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2015, 11:37 PM
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Posted By Fred S
Re: Gps

Fred-No external antenna. I did install a power source reversed for 6 volt positive ground. I've tried it plugged in, and also on its own power. No luck.

Bob-I tried it on the dash first, then the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2015, 10:19 PM
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Posted By Fred S
Gps

I have a GPS that's about 6 years old. When I try using it in my A, it constantly says "Searching for satellite." It works ok in my modern car.
I'm guessing ignition noise is causing the problem.
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