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Thanks for posting this, I really, really want one! However, I'm not sure which model to get. I'll be using the touchscreen while it's attached to the unit, so should I get the Xway, so it won't pivot when I press the screen, due to the phone resting on the 4 arms, or should I go with the EGO line?

Or am I just worried about something that won't be an issue (i.e. the phone won't pivot when I touch the screen, and just stays flat).
You want either the Xway (vent) or FIXway (flat surface). With the size of the Galaxy Nexus, you will need the supporting X to keep the phone from tilting when pressed. The X will also help keep it oriented.

I own both of them. Absolutely love them.
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You want either the Xway (vent) or FIXway (flat surface). With the size of the Galaxy Nexus, you will need the supporting X to keep the phone from tilting when pressed. The X will also help keep it oriented.

I own both of them. Absolutely love them.
Thanks for the reply! I ordered the Fixway last night, after finding a decent spot on my dash. I also purchased a GoGroove Smartmini Bluetooth FM transmitter (have had decent luck with their products in the past), as well as some beautiful NFC tags from www.identivenfc.com (along with ridiculously overpriced ground shipping). It's worth it though; if I'm gonna put a sticker on/near my dash, visible to all, I want it to at least look cool and say what it's for, so people don't think I just put random blank/abstract stickers on my dash, haha

Anyway, stoked on my new setup!!
 
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I was wondering if the aluminum back cover will stick with the tetrex magnut.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Aluminium-Me...item337474cc1b

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I was wondering if the aluminum back cover will stick with the tetrex magnut.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Aluminium-Me...item337474cc1b

Anyone want to take a guess ?
I'm not taking a guess, I'll answer for sure as I have one now It's working like a charm, almost a week using the auminium battery door with the Tetrax thing (the most simple one, not the Fixway) and it stick nice, no sign of losing stickiness or whatsoever.

The only point is that I bought the case directly from dealextreme ($9,50 and free shipping) instead of eBay ($9,90 + $3 of shipping).

Ordered a black one for me and a pink one for my girlfriend but the pink one looks like **** so I ordered another black one for her

BTW, in the dealextreme pictures the battery door is branded as SAMSUN but in the ones I got it reads SAMSUNG, copyright thing I guess.
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I'm not taking a guess, I'll answer for sure as I have one now It's working like a charm, almost a week using the auminium battery door with the Tetrax thing (the most simple one, not the Fixway) and it stick nice, no sign of losing stickiness or whatsoever.

The only point is that I bought the case directly from dealextreme ($9,50 and free shipping) instead of eBay ($9,90 + $3 of shipping).

Ordered a black one for me and a pink one for my girlfriend but the pink one looks like **** so I ordered another black one for her

BTW, in the dealextreme pictures the battery door is branded as SAMSUN but in the ones I got it reads SAMSUNG, copyright thing I guess.


Which model do you have? I'm wondering if this will fit the i515 CDMA Nexus. Looks totally sweet though, might stop using my Ringke Slim to show off this battery door if it fits the VZW Nexus.
 
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I'm not taking a guess, I'll answer for sure as I have one now It's working like a charm, almost a week using the auminium battery door with the Tetrax thing (the most simple one, not the Fixway) and it stick nice, no sign of losing stickiness or whatsoever.

The only point is that I bought the case directly from dealextreme ($9,50 and free shipping) instead of eBay ($9,90 + $3 of shipping).

Ordered a black one for me and a pink one for my girlfriend but the pink one looks like **** so I ordered another black one for her

BTW, in the dealextreme pictures the battery door is branded as SAMSUN but in the ones I got it reads SAMSUNG, copyright thing I guess.
Would the Galaxy wobble(move) with the simple one if you click on it because of the large surface? I'm planning on stick it near the radio area in my car =P. Not sure to go for simple or the Fix X version. Damn, spending more on this phone again. The iOtto wasn't working out for me very well.
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Which model do you have? I'm wondering if this will fit the i515 CDMA Nexus. Looks totally sweet though, might stop using my Ringke Slim to show off this battery door if it fits the VZW Nexus.
Correct me if I'm wrong but the VZ model is the i515 and the description of the item says it's for the i9250 models so I guess it wont fit... I think the battery door may be a little bit different.
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Would the Galaxy wobble(move) with the simple one if you click on it because of the large surface? I'm planning on stick it near the radio area in my car =P. Not sure to go for simple or the Fix X version. Damn, spending more on this phone again. The iOtto wasn't working out for me very well.
It deppends how hard you touch the screen and where you do it I suppose, I guess it will if you touch the screen by the edges, to be honest I just got the thing to have the phone visible while driving as I'm using an aftermarket bluetooth hands free and it does not have a screen where I can see the callers name

I don't know about your car but I had to put my phone on the right of my radio and I have to move a little my head to see the screen, I thinkg that does not happen with the fixie thing version as you can rotate it a little bit so the phone faces you while driving.
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I just bought the Fixway. I can't figure out how to make it pivot slightly to face me. There is a nut which you can loosen, but when you tighten it again the X goes back flush with the dash. (So that the phone is parallel with the dash, and not tilted towards me) Am I missing something? Can anyone help? Thanks
 
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I just bought the Fixway. I can't figure out how to make it pivot slightly to face me. There is a nut which you can loosen, but when you tighten it again the X goes back flush with the dash. (So that the phone is parallel with the dash, and not tilted towards me) Am I missing something? Can anyone help? Thanks
Never mind, I figured it out.

For anyone wondering, loosen the nut and push the X in whatever direction. It should pivot on the ball between the back of the X and the magnet that fixed it to your dash.

I'm very happy with it. Works great! I bought a gel skin for my Galaxy Nexus and attached the button to that. Didn't want to ruin my Nexus battery cover.

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