Fooling the Navigation System - Dodge Diesel - Diesel Truck Resource Forums



4th Gen Ram -Non Drivetrain- 2010 and Up Talk about the 2010 and up Dodge Ram here. PLEASE, NO ENGINE OR DRIVETRAIN DISCUSSION!.

Fooling the Navigation System

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-08-2010, 02:56 PM   #1  
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 74
Fooling the Navigation System

Let me start with " I KNOW DODGE HAS MADE IT THIS WAY FOR A REASON" but has anyone out there come up with a way to fool the nav system so you can input things when moving ie. addresses and such. So that it is not disabled when in motion.
sledhead01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 04:58 PM   #2  
The Guru
 
Mike Holmen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Airdrie Canada
Posts: 6,589
Quote:
Originally Posted by sledhead01 View Post
Let me start with " I KNOW DODGE HAS MADE IT THIS WAY FOR A REASON" but has anyone out there come up with a way to fool the nav system so you can input things when moving ie. addresses and such. So that it is not disabled when in motion.
Now that's a good idea. Been wondering same thing. Its one those dumb safe driving idea that suppose to work, but in real life really causes more driving issues. I just pick an address after three/four pages, then go another three/four pages, pick an adress, surf another three/pages and give up.
Mike Holmen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 05:14 PM   #3  
Banned
 
UNDER-PRESSURE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: CENTRAL FLORIDA
Posts: 337
Wink

This is what you need guys. Works GREAT!!

http://www.coastaletech.com/MYGIG.htm
UNDER-PRESSURE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 07:02 PM   #4  
Registered User
 
SpectreBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Galloway, Ohio
Posts: 97
Quote:
Originally Posted by UNDER-PRESSURE View Post
This is what you need guys. Works GREAT!!

http://www.coastaletech.com/MYGIG.htm
This has to be the neatest thing I've seen. My truck isn't even here yet and I want to buy this. If you haven't seen the video at the bottom of the page make sure you watch it, just too cool.
SpectreBoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2010, 07:19 PM   #5  
Banned
 
UNDER-PRESSURE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: CENTRAL FLORIDA
Posts: 337
Wink

Here is were i got mine. Good seller & a GREAT price.

Last edited by Blake Clark; 12-13-2010 at 06:57 PM. Reason: Removed eBay link
UNDER-PRESSURE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2010, 07:57 PM   #6  
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 5
Great info hope santa brings me one
BODYMAN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2010, 05:49 PM   #7  
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 74
Ordered mine today from the ebay store. They are cheaper than from Cosatal for the same product. Also ordering on e for a buddies GM it is cheaper as well. Can hardly wait till it gets here.
sledhead01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2011, 01:08 AM   #8  
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 74
So the MYGIG LOCKPICK arrived and installing it was a really easy, its just plug n play. It all works exactly as described, video and nav input while in motion. It works great.
sledhead01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2011, 10:04 AM   #9  
Registered User
 
AggieJustin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Celina, TX
Posts: 2,158
I love these safety features. My rental vehicle this week has a GPS unit from Hertz. If you're moving and try to enter information, it throws up a warning that the driver shouldn't enter any data. But you should press the 'Enter' key to continue entering data if you're the passenger.

I guess this covers the legal needs...
AggieJustin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2011, 10:30 AM   #10  
JAM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Anderson, SC
Posts: 104
Quote:
Originally Posted by sledhead01 View Post
So the MYGIG LOCKPICK arrived and installing it was a really easy, its just plug n play. It all works exactly as described, video and nav input while in motion. It works great.
So you removed the radio yourself? Was this easy? Did you get the MYGIG LOCKPICK V.3?
JAM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2011, 01:03 PM   #11  
Registered User
 
SpectreBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Galloway, Ohio
Posts: 97
Has anyone installed one of these on a 2011 with the Garmin based GPS? Was wondering if it's the same one for 2010's and 2011's since they are different GPS'?
SpectreBoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2011, 01:11 PM   #12  
JAM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Anderson, SC
Posts: 104
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpectreBoy View Post
Has anyone installed one of these on a 2011 with the Garmin based GPS? Was wondering if it's the same one for 2010's and 2011's since they are different GPS'?
http://www.coastaletech.com/MYGIG.htm

I called the company above and they said it would work on the 2011 w/ NAV radios as long as it was a RHB or RER radio. I have the nav radio and the RER is on the lower right hand corner of the radio.
JAM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2011, 05:22 PM   #13  
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 74
If you do a search on Ebay for a "MYGIG LOCKPICK" there is a ebay store that has the Costal Electronic unit for less. He offers the same warranty and is cheaper that is where I got mine from.

I did the install myself and it was easy. Here is a link that explains removing the console around the radio and it explains things quite well even though it is for a differnt product. http://www.pro-fit-intl.com/Adobe/DG-92-08-G3-p9.pdf

If you have the center storage compartment you need to remove that console first. First remove the chrome bezel from around the deep storage compartment. Simply slide a trim removal tool or small flat screwdriver under it and slowly twist. it is held in place with I think 8 sliding tabs (real easy to remove).
Next remove the rubber tray in the front and you will see two philips head screws remove those and then you can lift the silver console out. The deep storage compartment stays in.
After the radio is out (remove the four screws) you simple unplug a radio harness, plug in the Lockpick harness and then plug radio harness into the Lockpick and thats all.
sledhead01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2011, 10:06 AM   #14  
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: FtCollins, CO
Posts: 66
Just talk to your Nav and input the address. It is much easier then pushing buttons on the screen anyway.
Fort Ram is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Navigation System AlCorr 3rd Generation Ram - Non Drivetrain - All Years 8 09-26-2007 05:47 AM
Looking for a navigation system, what to buy, pioneer AVIC D1, D2, AVIC N2, N3, N4??? snowmanx 3rd Gen High Performance and Accessories (5.9L Only) 8 09-14-2007 10:37 PM
portable navigation system mounting options caseyclan 3rd Gen High Performance and Accessories (5.9L Only) 1 08-27-2007 10:04 PM
navigation system on 03 Performance and Accessories 2nd gen only 9 10-07-2003 11:09 AM
RB1 navigation system chrismez 3rd Generation Ram - Non Drivetrain - All Years 1 04-09-2003 06:59 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:10 AM.


Copyright 2017, DieselTruckResource.com
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.