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09 Always-On Rear View Camera

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Aalders, Jun 28, 2009.

  1. Jun 28, 2009 at 8:26 PM
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    XB81

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    Awesome Mod! Adding to list of possible future mods for my 09 Taco.
     
  2. Jun 28, 2009 at 8:54 PM
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    Aalders

    Aalders [OP] Well-Known Member

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    thanks im glad it turned out good. its not a very long mod. took me maybe 30 min
     
  3. Jun 28, 2009 at 9:20 PM
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    This will be my next mod once I do my LED bed lights.
     
  4. Jun 28, 2009 at 10:49 PM
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    thats a sweet mod man i might have to look into it:cool:
     
  5. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:29 AM
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    neat install. I have my switch in the dash. use it quite often
     
  6. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:42 AM
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    Aalders

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    post some pictures of where you put your switch. and maybe how you did your different.
     
  7. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:45 AM
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    Thanks for sharing this mod. I have thought about this (full time on) possiblilty ever since I saw the screen in the mirror!
     
  8. Jun 29, 2009 at 6:12 PM
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    Aalders

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    today i was trying out my new mod and after 5 min my camera indeed turned off..:( but a simple flip of the switch and it was back on... for another 5 min..:frusty:
     
  9. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:05 PM
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    Thinking/reaching outside the box with this mod? Maybe some electronic breaker (??) steps in to save the screen/mirror???

    My test would then be to leave in reverse for an extended period of time to see if it can handle that action....
    Wow, Science Fair 507!
     
  10. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    it is prob a feature built into the mirror itself. likely there is nothing you can do about it.
     
  11. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    JHAirForce05 Im kinda a big deal

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    great write up! i will have to do this when i get some time
     
  12. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    Thanks. it only took half an hour you have no excuse! :rolleyes: post a pic when your done.
     
  13. Jun 29, 2009 at 7:15 PM
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    Compared to robust dedicated rear view cameras/screens, I would agree this hardware is not made for full time action.
     
  14. Jul 20, 2009 at 4:45 PM
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    I was just thinking the other day about how cool it would be to be able to turn the camera ON at any time. I will definitely do this mod. Thanks for the writeup, pics, and video. :thumbsup:
     
  15. Jul 21, 2009 at 7:05 AM
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    I am putting this on the list! Thanks for the write-up.

    I have a small trailer that I was trying to back into a tight spot yesterday to unload it. I had to back down a long gravel road and the trailer was so small that I kept needing to put it back in drive to correct it's position. The camera was great when backing up but I couldn't see it when I was correcting it's position. This would be a great time to use the camera.

    The RV mirror sucks to use in the DC. I would LOVE to have a camera letting me see better back there. Thanks again - rep to you for ingenuity!
     
  16. Jul 21, 2009 at 8:53 AM
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    is there anyway to install one of these mirrors in my 05?
     
  17. Jul 21, 2009 at 9:18 AM
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    yep! I'll be doing this one soon. Great write up man
     
  18. Jul 21, 2009 at 9:27 AM
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    I've seen back-up cameras at Advance Auto for under $100. Installation can't be too difficult - unless you added the Homelink mirror.

    Would be easier to install a small screen or have it linked to an aftermarket radio with as screen.
     
  19. Jul 21, 2009 at 9:38 AM
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    yeah i was thinking that, cause i do have a 7" dvd deck
     
  20. Aug 2, 2009 at 5:12 PM
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    atebit What's all this, then?

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    Can anyone suggest where I can tap into the video signal from the 09 backup camera? I will be installing a nav HU in my truck soon which can accept a composite video signal from a backup camera. I'd rather use the built in camera if possible, rather than having to install another one
     
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