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Backup camera installation

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by JoeP, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. JoeP

    JoeP New Member

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    Has anyone installed a backup camera on their 1.5? If so, which camera would be best? What's a good place in LA to do it?
     
  2. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    I posted a thread earlier about adding a backup camera to a 2.0. Should be very similar. I had major help from my Tesla Ranger on the installation.

    Rear View Camera (pre-2.5)
     
  3. vfx

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    I had one installed. Sits next to the license plate light. Part of the installation of a Kenwood pop out 7" LCD receiver replacement with Garmin GPS, Sirius Sat, and iPhone dock (that actually charges unlike the stock one). Love it.
     
  5. vfx

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    Just for clarity Dave, which Kenwood model number?
     
  6. Tdave

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    Kenwood KVT-696

    You'll need to shorten the right steering wheel stalk by about a half inch. Otherwise the screen will hit it when it slides out and in.
     
  7. zack

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    Speaking of cameras, I just had my front camera mounted on number 1204. It aims left so I can see out of my driveway onto our very busy street past the parked cars. I'll get the Sport Thursday... I'm as giddy as a schoolgirl. Or something.

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