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      02-21-2008, 04:41 AM   #22
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Drives: BMW M3 E92; MG TF 160; C2 VTS
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Originally Posted by OzStriker View Post
I made the mount using:

A piece of 18mm square aluminium rod
A door stop plugging one end
A chair leg plug at the other end
A tripod mount attached with a bolt and washer
Two U-bolts
Four wing nuts
Some duct tape
Aquarium tubing

Hopefully the pictures show how I made it. Just a bit of drilling and measuring here and there, didn't take long and cost around $25 (including $18 for the tripod mount I think). Aquarium tube around the U-bolts and duct tape around the rod protect the headrest bars from scratches.

As you can hear, it still needs work and I seriously hope I don't go sideways into a tree, I don't think that door stop would stop the rod penetrating my skull!!!
Besides the rattle, it seems to work very well. I would have thought that the picture might have been a little shakey with the camera mounted to the seat, but yours seems very steady indeed. Have you taken it over rough roads?