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Just finished installing a mirror monitor back-up camera. Have tested a little; looks like it will be wonderful.

My 4 door pickup with a dark windowed toppeer is almost impossible to see through when backing up. So my interior mirror was at least semi-useless anyway.

The cable that came with the camera required extremely careful routing to even reach. I guess the Dodge is a little shorter than the Ford or GM pickups in the full double cab-8 ft box. I had no surplus with the D; but I came through an existing place in the firewall. If it had been either of the others; I would have had to come up from the bottom to reach.

The cable that comes up from the mirror and around the windshield was exttremely easy to install. I made a small wrecking bar looking tool from hickory scraps. sanded all edges smooth and it just pushed the wiring where it had to go. I even got it usable on the first try! Thar was the amazing part of it.

I am going to be adding a mounted backup camera to my RV trailer that I just plug in when I do the lights plug. when I opened my wiring to get the feed for the camera from the back-up lights; I wired in pigtails and insulated them off. Now I can Even easily put back-up lights on my trailer. Or another set on the pickup.

The hardest part of the job was trying to make the cable reach that should have been 2 feet longer for my vehicle! I also used a stiff wire about 30" long and taped the plug to it as a runner to help me thread a very flexible wire where I needed it to go. I rounded off the end and taped tight to keep it small; I managed to both push and then pull with it that way.
 

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This view when shifted to reverse with the key on; I really like the measuring grid! I actually measured to see what the grid was. Thye are 1 foot apart!

Lots of work; but looks like it will be a great thing!

I had tried a magnetic wireless; not reliable.
 
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