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Offline wildspeedy

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Iphone mounting suggestions
on: December 10, 2018, 07:04:39 PM
Hi guys

I am trying to figure out a solution to mount my iphone to the GPS mount bar instead of the original craddle position where you place the NAV V.
Up until now i have and X-grip for my Iphone coupled with a RAM mount bar holder. At first it seems perfect but after 15-20 minutes of ridding the entire setup swings downwards because of the vibrations, so have to constantly stop and re-position and tighten everything. It's a real pain in the ass.But i love the position of the phone it's right up there high behind the windscreen i don't need to move my eyes too much from the road.

Any suggestions?

This is the ram mount i have but with all the weight of the rig setup and phone everything just rotates around the bar after  a short time.
https://www.twistedthrottle.ca/ram-mounts-torque-3-8-5-8-handlebar-mount-with-1-ball
Last Edit: December 10, 2018, 07:10:58 PM by wildspeedy

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Re: Iphone mounting suggestions
Reply #1 on: December 11, 2018, 12:42:40 AM

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Re: Iphone mounting suggestions
Reply #2 on: December 11, 2018, 07:42:45 AM
RAM mount into one of the handlebar fixing bolts.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/p/RAM-Mount-Ram-b-367u-Motorcycle-Handlebar-Clamp-Base-With-M8-Screws/1673217926?iid=301937233959&chn=ps

I have used these with a SatNav's and Cameras on bikes and its never moved when clamped up properly.

I have one on the XR that I use with a camera.

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Re: Iphone mounting suggestions
Reply #3 on: December 11, 2018, 07:53:10 AM
Wunderlich "Media" Handlebar Bag. I used one is Spain when the Nav 5 got lost and only Google maps knew where we were. Ok, it sits below the clocks but also really useful for passport tickets and general bits as well. I plugged in my Galaxy S9 and it fits the iphone x brilliantly as well.

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Re: Iphone mounting suggestions
Reply #4 on: December 11, 2018, 01:59:53 PM
ok thank's for the ideas i'll check them out !   :062:

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Re: Iphone mounting suggestions
Reply #5 on: December 11, 2018, 08:55:37 PM
A strip of that anti slip mat wrapped around the bar might help stop it rotating?
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Re: Iphone mounting suggestions
Reply #6 on: December 11, 2018, 09:08:25 PM
Hmmm don't think so, your talking about the skateboard grip tape. The bar is too small i think for the glue to stick well.
But maybe a rubber strip of some sort around the bar and then clamping down on that could maybe work.

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Re: Iphone mounting suggestions
Reply #7 on: December 12, 2018, 05:58:38 AM
I think that fitting should come supplied with a rubber insert. I use the 'U' bolt version with a heavier TomTom nav and have no movement at all. This is with a rubber insert for grip.

If this is missing from your set up, then that would almost certainly fix it.  :028:

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Re: Iphone mounting suggestions
Reply #9 on: January 06, 2019, 03:05:20 PM
I don't see any reviews on this mount. Has anyone on this forum used it?