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Old 08-25-2010, 09:20 PM
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Backup camera re-vamp

Well the first backup camera I installed last week ended up being crap and quit working, so I bought a Boyo VTK-350 backup camera and installed it today and it works great,not the best but it does the job and works better than the junk one I bought from China. If anyone has the mygig radio with the lockpick then I would defiantly get a backup camera as well, it comes in handy if your around kids or pets and helps when you parallel park,a worthwhile mod in my opinion.
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Re: Backup camera re-vamp

good job! how hard was it to run the wires?
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good job! how hard was it to run the wires?
Not hard at all, I ran the wires from the dash to under the door sill trim on the drivers side and up under the rear floor panel, then I popped the rear hatch sill plate and drilled a hole above the last snap in hole for the trim on the pass side and fished the wires up from a drain hole already there and connected the wires and mounted the camera. I can take a picture of where I ran the wires in the back if you want to see.
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Re: Backup camera re-vamp

i think i got the basic idea..if i keep the jeep i might install a backup camera...i might install one on the front for shiggles haha...
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i have a cheap one from china for a while now and it is great
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i have a cheap one from china for a while now and it is great
You must be lucky to get a good one then, I guess with anything that's manufactured your always going to get at least a few bad ones.
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Re: Backup camera re-vamp

awesome bro! i have to do this soon
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Re: Backup camera re-vamp

does it help when you back up to a trailer???
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does it help when you back up to a trailer???

With it being right next to the hitch it does make it easier, especially if you don't have someone around to help spot you.
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