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    Question Fitting Roof Mounted Screen?

    Has anyone actually fitted one of these where the interior light is? I bought an 8 inch roof mounted screen for the Vectra I WAS going to keep but decided that it doesn't hold a candle to my Astra so im going to put it in that. As its got its own dome lights I reckon I can power it via the interior light and turn it on and off by the pull switch but its just the mounting that may be a problem. I don't want to take the roof lining out so is there an easier way of mounting it?
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    Problem with fitted the screen there id i'm reading what you drive right is that the alarm sensors are built into the interior light so you would no longer have a cat 1 alarm.

    If you were to go there I wouldn;t use any of the wiring for the interior light anyway
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    Quote Originally Posted by Autosparks View Post
    Problem with fitted the screen there id i'm reading what you drive right is that the alarm sensors are built into the interior light so you would no longer have a cat 1 alarm.

    If you were to go there I wouldn;t use any of the wiring for the interior light anyway
    I don't use the manufactures alarm it has a Cobra radar system fitted and I think power taken from the interior light should be ok but need some tips on where to fix it to.
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    you will need to peel back the roof lining to get to the horizontal supports on the roof, fix a couple of battens or a piece of MDF between two of the supports, and then fix the roof lining back up properly so it can't be seen. You can now mount the screen to the board/battens.

    Please don't do what I've seen done several times though, and thats simply fix a board to the roof skin with "no more nails"/similar
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    Well if you want to remove the interior light there's loads of strength up there to screw a plate to. I assume the screen will fit between the sunvisors alright?
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