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December 17, 2011, 09:18:53 AM
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Re: Reverse Camera Install (E53)
« Reply #60 on: December 17, 2011, 09:18:53 AM »
Does anyone have a link for which camera they bought?
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December 17, 2011, 10:20:55 AM
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« Reply #61 on: December 17, 2011, 10:20:55 AM »
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Does anyone have a link for which camera they bought?

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December 17, 2011, 12:56:50 PM
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Re: Reverse Camera Install (E53)
« Reply #62 on: December 17, 2011, 12:56:50 PM »
thanks
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January 15, 2012, 12:39:39 PM
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« Reply #63 on: January 15, 2012, 12:39:39 PM »
my camera has one red and one yellow phono lead type connection so how do i know which is -/+ power and which is -/+ video
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January 15, 2012, 04:47:41 PM
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« Reply #64 on: January 15, 2012, 04:47:41 PM »
oh well sussed it out and got it wired, what a task it was epic!! took all day, i am siting my camera in the spoiler because you get the bottom of the rear window in view to gauge distance but the overall view is miles its like having a rear facing seat and windscreen!
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January 22, 2012, 07:16:06 PM
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« Reply #65 on: January 22, 2012, 07:16:06 PM »
got it finished today, its excellent in the spoiler you cant even see it and i get a view like a rear windscreen, yeh its no good for the final bit of parking but thats what my parking sensors are for but it works in the dark and can see miles, cant wait to use it with the trailer on!!
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January 22, 2012, 07:24:41 PM
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« Reply #66 on: January 22, 2012, 07:24:41 PM »
Would be interested in a night shot to see what it's like in the dark

January 22, 2012, 07:32:49 PM
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Re: Reverse Camera Install (E53)
« Reply #67 on: January 22, 2012, 07:32:49 PM »
will put one up tomoro it shocked me. obviously it uses the reverse lights too but it was good
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January 22, 2012, 07:46:26 PM
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« Reply #68 on: January 22, 2012, 07:46:26 PM »
Nice 1

January 22, 2012, 07:50:11 PM
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« Reply #69 on: January 22, 2012, 07:50:11 PM »
nice job!
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January 23, 2012, 04:59:23 PM
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Re: Reverse Camera Install (E53)
« Reply #70 on: January 23, 2012, 04:59:23 PM »
I think it's about time i fitted one of these i have reversed into another car a few months back, damage was £5 ish for the plastic PCD cover. Then last week i reversed in to a metal lamp post, thing is the sesors dont seem to work to well when wet or dirty.

So how long from start to finish to install one of these cameras.

January 23, 2012, 05:05:05 PM
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« Reply #71 on: January 23, 2012, 05:05:05 PM »
Don't forget the night time pic

January 23, 2012, 09:28:57 PM
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Re: Reverse Camera Install (E53)
« Reply #72 on: January 23, 2012, 09:28:57 PM »
Quote from: "scooby1doo1"
I think it's about time i fitted one of these i have reversed into another car a few months back, damage was £5 ish for the plastic PCD cover. Then last week i reversed in to a metal lamp post, thing is the sesors dont seem to work to well when wet or dirty.

So how long from start to finish to install one of these cameras.

with all the necessary parts in hand, it took me a good morning to fit. most of that time was removing the fiddly interior panels without breakage.
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January 23, 2012, 09:32:00 PM
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« Reply #73 on: January 23, 2012, 09:32:00 PM »
took me 12 hours!! and im a spark however i can be abit anal snd every joint is solderd and heat shrinked and all woven into the cars loom so it looks totally oem as i cant see the wiring, must be why my towbar took a day to wire :(
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January 23, 2012, 09:50:49 PM
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Re: Reverse Camera Install (E53)
« Reply #74 on: January 23, 2012, 09:50:49 PM »
It isn't a quick job.

You have to remove the interior bits to the top tailgate, bit of headlining, rear-most quarter panel trim, floor, spare, compressor, access to TV module, etc. So a bit of work there...
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