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Old 05-10-2014, 03:21 PM   #1
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GoPro Mounting locations

I'm bringing a GoPro to my autoX tomorrow does anyone have any advice on mounting locations? All I have is the suction cup mount

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I have mine to the right of the rear view mirror. Some guys suction cup it right to the hood.
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Old 05-11-2014, 05:57 PM   #3
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Thanks for the input, here are the results.

VMSC Boxster Personal FTD - YouTube
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Old 05-20-2014, 09:10 AM   #4
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I've never done this, but my friend mounts 1 in a similar location to what you did, 1 between the wipers on the outside, 1 on the front bumper (I would think you could rig up something on the tow bolt) and another facing in at the passenger (if he has one) to capture their fear
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I'm gong to video Debbie screaming and killing cones this Saturday
(I lose control and kill more cones but don't scream)
Will the rollbar mount fit on a 986 hoop with the Perspex screen in place ?
Will the auction cup mounted on the Perspex screen be too wobbly ?
If not I'll use the adhesive mounts on the outside of the car , but I'm wary of them falling off or leaving paint damage when removed .
Any advice ?
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The suction cup worked great for me, it was a little shacky but not bad at all. Have fun at the autoX and post the videos!
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Thanks for the reply .
You mounted th suction cup onto the Perspex rear screen / wind deflector thing ?
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Thanks for the reply .
You mounted th suction cup onto the Perspex rear screen / wind deflector thing ?
Right on the clamshell actually.
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Just having a look now , and the rollcage mount doesn't seem to fit with the Perspex in place .
Sucker cup it is .
Ill video driving it to work tommorrow and see if the Perspex is too rattley
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Thanks for the input, here are the results.

VMSC Boxster Personal FTD - YouTube
Here's an example of I mounted on the clamshell. Mine has been converted to a manual top so the clamshell rattles around a bit. I'm using a gopro 3 black, ghost edition gopro will look a little better
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I watched that , but I want the gopro inside the car
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I watched that , but I want the gopro inside the car
Can't help ya there unless you have gt3 seats. The bar mount works on the GT3 seat pass throughs really well.
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I was supposed to mount it on the Perspex wind deflector using the suction cup and give it a trial run on the way to work this morning .
But I was too busy smoking cigarettes and drinking coffee .
I will try it after work .
The wind deflector has an annoying rattle that may need fixing first ....
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I was supposed to mount it on the Perspex wind deflector using the suction cup and give it a trial run on the way to work this morning .
But I was too busy smoking cigarettes and drinking coffee .
I will try it after work .
The wind deflector has an annoying rattle that may need fixing first ....
I'd imagin you'll get to much flex and vibration from that but it's worth a try
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That's my main concern .
If it doesn't work , I'll look at removing the Perspex and use my rollcage mount on the hoops and see how that goes with increased wind noise .
The idea is to be able to record her instructors voice as well as her driving so she can later replay her "lesson" at home .
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Well I tried mounting it onto the Perspex wind deflector using a suction cup last night.
The wind deflector fell out when I was "testing" how secure is was with my hand
I guess that's one more job on my Boxster to-do list , and I'll try my rollcage mount on the hoops tonight ...

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