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Old 19-07-15, 07:36
Seahorse Seahorse is offline
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I just pulled the pin on a Garmin Zumo 390LM...Complete with two TPMS senders...Hellishly expensive though !!!!

If any Aussies are interested in purchasing my Zumo 550 complete with integrated TyreDog TPMS before I list it on FleaBay...send me a PM. (See pic at start of this thread)

If you are wondering why I am so keen on TPMS....wait till you have a front tyre blow-out at 100+K's...you will have your answer.!!
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Old 19-07-15, 18:33
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After doing a 800km off-road trip this weekend on very rugged and rocky roads, my impression of the is that it is a bit heavy. I shook and vibrated a lot and finally pushed the soft neoprene spacers (that I stuck under it for support from the dash) out and I had to take it off on Saturday. But at our overnight stop, I tightened the clamps and fitted new thinner spacers under the GPS AMPS bracket. It worked much better. We did some horrible roads (at high speed) and everything stayed put.
After 2 days of usage, the built in Li-Ion battery of the Montana is just above 30% still. One can program the battery savings mode so the screen switches off after a determined time and only comes on when you touch it or when you approach a turn in the road when in Routing mode.
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Old 21-07-15, 11:11
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Originally Posted by Pepsi View Post
Here's my assistant. Battery powered ( AA ) and 12v. We all love our pathfinders but I wouldn't be without mine. Does full directional on-road functionality plus marine functions and also an altimeter. I love it because I can use it when tabbing across the mountains too. I sometimes do geocaching stuff as well. Great, solid, old fashioned life saver.



Hi, great gps, I have one too.
What maps are you using? Garmin city navigator only works the 2010, newer versions slow down the device too much.
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Old 22-07-15, 16:24
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The problem is the device cpu which cant hold newer city navigator versions, since they are a bit heavier. I use topographic maps on mine to have it more updated just lost the routing capabilities which I didn't use too.. Thanks for the help!
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