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Blue 4 Door Ford Focus Install?

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Hi all.

I am planning to install radios and gps systems and a laptop in my 4 door ford focus. I am also installing strobes. Any inputs or advice for me? I'm a beginner! Thanks so much!
 

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Jawjuh :)
Focus Question

Matthew: irrespective of the vehicle, there is a real possibility that the firing of Strobes may generate pulsed interference to the radios and the other electronic items.

Most strobes utilize a fairly high electrical pulse to fire, and like ignition noise effects, may also create a noisy RF spectrum.

So-called LED Strobes may not present the same problems of the classic gas-discharge ones. :)

"Your mileage may vary... "

Tom, W4NOV
NASA-KSC EMC Eng'r, Ret'd

Hi all.

I am planning to install radios and gps systems and a laptop in my 4 door ford focus. I am also installing strobes. Any inputs or advice for me? I'm a beginner! Thanks so much!
 

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A Black and White Jeep Commander would look great in your driveway! Great vehicles.
(Dealer Fleet Option Guide: B&W Paint IBA01369- No Charge.
 

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Hi all.

I am planning to install radios and gps systems and a laptop in my 4 door ford focus. I am also installing strobes. Any inputs or advice for me? I'm a beginner! Thanks so much!
Unless your VFD or similar permitted vehicle strobes are not legal in most every state.
 

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A paramedic is a higher skilled EMT... How can you be both?
 

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Perhaps he meant he could kill you off wilst being paid or while volunteering his medical skills Gratis like most paid Paramedics do in their off hours.

All Paramedics are EMT's but not all EMT's are Paramedic's is how I understand it.

In closing, I wonder how that Black and White commander looks.....low profile of course. Probably easier to get a gurney into a Commander than a Focus even the wagon.
 
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