The suction cups on my Escort 8500 X50 have been dying… every so often I’d come up to my truck and find that the radar detector had fallen of the windsheild. After some searching online, I learned that the cups that come from Escort are terrible – everyone complains about them… and new replacements from Escort aren’t any better and pretty expensive.
Then I learned that you can by generic suction cups from a craft store and use those instead… they are significantly less expensive at just a few bucks and work better than Escort’s:
Afams Mfg Corp – www.adamsmfg.com
And the finished product: