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#1
Okay, so I have another mystery. Right above the driver  cockpit . On the underside of the overhead cabinet, there is something like a trapdoor but not really a trap door. It is hard to describe so I have attached a picture. Also, above the trap door, inside the overhead cab is a box. It appears these items are somehow connect but before I go digging around, I would like to know what it is.
Thanks


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Tony and Cindy Frazier
1992, #300   Wink
2007 Subaru Outback Toad
#2
Look for a switch somewhere on the dash. There might be a radar detector hidden inside the box.
Forest & Cindy Olivier
1999 Foretravel 36' U320
former 1998 Newell 45' 2 slide #486 

former 1993 Newell 39' #337 
2011 Chevy Tahoe 

RZR 570LE
#3
Absolutely the radar detector housing. Turn on the switch and the radar detector will decent from the cabinet and turn on ready to use. Turn off the switch and it hides itself away and turns itself off.
Michael Day
1992 Newell 43.5' #281
NewellOwner.com
#4
Bingo. Wow! How cool is that. There is an escort radar book in with all of the manuals but no mention of where it was located. It didn't power on so I'll need to see why. I have a newer passport that looks like it will fit but I'm thinking (realistically) of whether or not I am really going to be driving that fast. But still way cool.
Thanks Oliver and Michael for your insight.
Tony and Cindy Frazier
1992, #300   Wink
2007 Subaru Outback Toad
#5
my 90 had the same thing

tom
2002 45'8" Newell Coach 608  Series 60 DDEC4/Allison World 6 Speed HD4000MH

#6
My 93 has one with a “classic” and functional Escort in residence!
1993 Newell 45' 8V92,towing an Imperial open trailer. FMCA#232958 '67 Airstream Overlander 27' '67GTO,'76TransAm,'52Chevy panel, 2000 Corvette "Lingenfelter"modified, '13 Grand Cherokee.


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