Car GPS Units

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  1. VanillaGorilla

    VanillaGorilla New Member

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    With all the bouncing around I've done this summer I've decided that I need to have one of these. Anyone have one? Ideally I'd like to get something aftermarket like the tomtom 700 or one of the garmin units to save on cost, but I'm open to suggestions. Thanks for the help
     
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    Smahatma Bitch-Kumar OT Supporter

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    i have tomtom navigator 5 on my pda, which is more or less the exact same software as the TomTom GO. It's quite intuitive, easy to use, and relatively powerful -- I'd definately recommend it.
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    my neighbor just mentioned tonight that he was about to put his garmin street pilot up for sale for $450 (he paid around $1000 for it new a few months ago, but hardly ever uses it since he only ever drives to the same two cities when he goes out of town and he knows both cities well. if you're interested, i can try and get more info for you.
     
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    VanillaGorilla New Member

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    so would i be getting a map of the whole US? How do you set up the PDA in the car too?

    maczter, thanks for the offer, but i think i'd rather go with something new, just so i'd have a warranty and what not. I would be interested of what he thought of the unit though? Thanks for the help?
     
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    Smahatma Bitch-Kumar OT Supporter

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    The TomTom GO is preloaded with a seamless map of the entire US.
     
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    Or you can buy a GM vehicle and have them install it for you.

    It's a headunit+Touch Screen Nav.

    I have one in my Denali and I love it.

    It's gotten me outta some tight spots.
     
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    nice, that is pretty much the limit of my driving range

    LOL, i think a new car is currently out of my price range. That does sound pretty sweet though, how much is it to get the GPS upgrade? I think I may go with the 700 unit just so i can use it in both cars
     
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    Ended up goign with the TomTom 300 actually, save myself a bit of cash, thanks Smahatma. the maps are very cool
     
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