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2010 Backup Cam

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Manwithoutaplan, May 12, 2010.

  1. May 12, 2010 at 9:40 AM
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    Manwithoutaplan

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    I was Recently at the Stealership getting my Truck looked at, I was looking at the 2010 Tacoma. It appears that on most of the Tacoma’s now there is a backup camera installed that is pretty cool until someone hits your truck. Is this true with everybody that has 2010 Tacoma?? Just wondering​
     
  2. May 12, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    Menametony

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    they started with the 09s
     
  3. May 12, 2010 at 9:43 AM
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    That is cool is that include with the trd package now??
     
  4. May 12, 2010 at 9:43 AM
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  5. May 12, 2010 at 9:46 AM
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    So do they give you little screen on the dashboard?? or is there a nagavation system?
     
  6. May 12, 2010 at 9:47 AM
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    memario1214

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    Yeah, I gots boost
    There is a little screen in the rear view mirror
     
  7. May 12, 2010 at 9:47 AM
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    its in the rearview mirror
     
  8. May 12, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    The backup camera is a nice feature, I like being able to see if there is a kid or a bike or something behind my truck before I back up. It takes some getting used to for the distance between you and an object but it is handy.
     
  9. May 12, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    Toyota started in 09 adding backup cameras to all their tailgates on the Tacoma. The only thing you need to make it work is the TRD mirror as it has a video screen in it. The SR5's are pre-wired for it.
     
  10. May 12, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    Do you use alot?
     
  11. May 12, 2010 at 9:53 AM
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    i use it everytime i reverse!! i also look back.. they day i didnt look in the backup camera i hit a car i didnt see... =( yeah... stupid small cars
     
  12. May 12, 2010 at 9:53 AM
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    It is only on the SR5 and the TRD packages.
    I have it, and its really not all that helpful, but I think it would be helpful when hooking up a trailer, because it points straight down.

    On a related note, my SR5 package lists something like "Rear Distance Sensors". WTF? Anyone know what that's about? I have tried backing right up to things in an attempt to get a 'beep' warning or something, but no go. :confused:
     
  13. May 12, 2010 at 9:55 AM
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    WAs it a smart car??? :D
     
  14. May 12, 2010 at 9:57 AM
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    WHen i back up i use my Tow hitch for the first line of defense :) before i back into something.
     
  15. May 12, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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    I went ahead and disabled mine. I kind of find it annoying when trying to back up. Being a former truck driver I use my side mirrors anyway....
     
  16. May 12, 2010 at 10:18 AM
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    You can send me yours if it is really all that bad!:D
    I do need one to hook up to my new in-dash.
     
  17. May 12, 2010 at 10:20 AM
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    I have an 09 and mine came with the camera but no screen! [​IMG]
     
  18. May 12, 2010 at 10:25 AM
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    I use it every time I back up, I still use my mirrors but it's nice to check if there is a kid or dog or something right behind the truck. I have the tow hitch on so I'll hit with that first and it also gives me some sense of depth perception. It really only shows what is right behind the bumper so rely on my mirrors the most but the mirror doesn't show what is at bumper height.
     
  19. May 13, 2010 at 6:32 AM
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    I use it all the time...it makes parking alot easier!! I have the distance on point now..
     
  20. May 13, 2010 at 6:56 AM
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    Daily. Great feature if you learn how to use it.

    I would think that even an average driver can get the hang of it in a short period of time. Just need to gain a perspective on what the camera is showing you.
     
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