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      04-21-2019, 08:19 PM   #1
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M2C Interior GoPro Mount Spot

I'm failing to find a good spot to mount my interior GoPro for my upcoming autocross day. Is there a way to have it positioned as if I had a sunroof (to get that angle)? I saw someone did a suction cup to the rear of the M4 seat but my short testing in a lot quickly shook it off the seat.

Is there a good third-party solution to this for those who didn't option a sunroof? I didn't like the rear side window as the seat is most of the view. My best idea is the idrive screen but you lose seeing what I see (granted I have a second one on the front towhook but rather have two front-facing).

I found an old thread on the M4 forum but maybe someone has come up with a better solution since then. Thanks for any help!
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      04-21-2019, 08:34 PM   #2
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      04-22-2019, 11:38 AM   #3
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Doh - thanks. Looks like jerry-rigging something is the only real option.
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I went with the tackform headreast mount (shown at 0.15).. works great:

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I went with the tackform headreast mount (shown at 0.15).. works great:
Sadly M4 seats have no posts. Only the plastic backs. I think I'm going to just stick to the idrive screen as I ran out of time on this one.
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Suction cup on the rear window and play with GoPro settings to get the right perspective?
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Suction cup on the rear window and play with GoPro settings to get the right perspective?
That's a far reach, but I'll give that a shot. Not sure how much the seats will get in the way. Thanks
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Has anyone tried the GoPro curved (sticky) mount on the rear dome light? Seems like the curvature would be a good fit. Not sure you could ever remove the mount but, worst case, a replacement lamp is $35 (https://www.getbmwparts.com/oem-part...IFJlc3VsdHM%3D).
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I experimented with this a bunch, and I found that using the back of the seats is still too shaky for the camera. I just put a suction cup on the rear passenger side window and used a few extenders to bring the camera in line with the passenger seat. Then I could adjust the passenger seat to put pressure on the rig and it didn't shake at all.

I also like the idea of the dome light mount, but I wonder how many extenders would be needed to drop down to the right viewing angle and whether that would cause any shaking issues.
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Anyone got any pics or updates to where they mounted their GoPro in the interior? I just got a GoPro and now I'm having similar question...
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The only place I could mount it decently was under / behind the rear view mirror hanging down...I can go mount it again and take a pic if you want.

this is the view:

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The only place I could mount it decently was under / behind the rear view mirror hanging down...I can go mount it again and take a pic if you want.

this is the view:

That's a phenomenal lap! I was getting 1:43.0 but yours is faster around turn 2. I assume you had TC off since the power delivery is very quick exiting the corner.

Also I mounted my gopro to the passenger seatback with an extension rod to correct the FOV. It looks perfect to cover both driver and outside view
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I was planning on putting a sticky mount under the rear view mirror on the black plastic next weekend.. that or suction cup on pass window interior. 👍
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If someone was to make a carbon fiber pole that mounts between the rear side windows to provide a mounting point for cameras, would it be of interest to anyone?
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The only place I could mount it decently was under / behind the rear view mirror hanging down...I can go mount it again and take a pic if you want.

this is the view:

Did you mount it with a sticky mount or a suction cup-style mount? If its a suction-cup style, which one did you use?
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      10-12-2020, 01:25 PM   #16
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Did you mount it with a sticky mount or a suction cup-style mount? If its a suction-cup style, which one did you use?

Suction cup, I think its from GoPro itself with some extension
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