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The Seltos has landed!

Should take delivery this week if they get it PDI'd before the long weekend!
 

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It was even earlier than the already "early" date!? Congratulations, I think this means I'm next ;)
Yeah it was close to exactly 2 months from order to arrival.
Not bad, considering all the horror stories you hear about delays with certain models.
Crazy that the interior colour made such a difference in timeline.
 

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We are officially Seltos owners!
Bye Bye Big Red, hello Little Grey beast


Little Beast in the underground parking...will take some getting used to. Turns a lot sharper than the Cherokee did.
 

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Awesome! Can you post some interior pics as well?
Quick shot I took getting ready to install the dash cam, I'll get some better shots outside later.
I do love the interior colour and contrast on the door panels. Looks very nice!
 

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It looks so good! So glad we swapped to burgundy. Much more muted than the aggressive reds.
Yeah, it's a really nice colour.
Our American cousins may get jealous...they have an option called "plum", but it's only available on Black or white cars.
Of course they get a light grey option as well which we don't.
 

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Garmin DC Mini
My Daughter bought for us for Christmas a couple years ago.
Works fantastic!

They have a newer version available now

The install went fairly painless, I ran the cable up the left side of the mirror cover and tucked it under the headliner then down around under the door rubber trim on the passenger side, under the front of the "carpet" (yeah, it's not carpet...lol), and plugged it into the power only USB. I used the 12V socket adapter they provide initially, but it takes up the 12v outlet and I can't use my tire pump that way (that is the ONLY 12v socket in the entire car, I'm a little spoiled as my Jeep Cherokee had 2 up front and one in the back hatch area)...plus it was an absolute bitch to get the adapter out of the socket because it fits in REALLY tight. Had to use a big set of adjustable pliers to yank it out...so that is no longer being used.
 

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Would love to hear your experience with cable management. Was dealing with the A-pillar pretty straightforward or pain in the ...

Hopefully you documented your install and are planning a post.
 

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I didn't pull the A-pillar off or try to remove the cover on the rear view mirror (far too many electronics and cameras in there and I didn't want to piss around with throwing anything out of whack). I took a couple pics just now to show how I ran the cable. Hope it helps. :cool:

Camera installed


Cable running up alongside the mirror cover (driver's side) - it's taut tucked up under the headliner so doesn't fall or sag.


Ran it along up under the front of the headliner on the passenger side


Pried the top of the A-pillar trim away and managed to tuck it down inside and around the top


Then I pulled the door rubber trim away, tucked the wire underneath in the open slot, and pushed the trim back on.


After that it's pretty straightforward to tuck the wire behind the left side footwell trim as there is a big gap at the top


And then under the front of the "carpet" over to the console.


At the console there is a nice gap between the console and the dash you can tuck the wire into and run it up to the USB power port


Drop it down and plug it in...any excess slack can be pulled back and tucked under the carpet up front.
 

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Thanks Speedtek. Gives me a good idea what to expect when I do mine. The plan is to go three channel. So gotta figure out routing to the back.

There was a YouTube video I watched of some guys putting in a high-end roof rack in a seltos where they had to bring down the headliner to remove the factory roof rails to install thier's. That video covered headliner removal which included A and B piler removal. If I find it I'll post it to benefit anyone else that may be interested.
 
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