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Installing a Blackvue DR900S-2CH on 18 Tacoma TRD Off Road Double Cab

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by dan7365, Jan 4, 2019.

  1. Jan 4, 2019 at 12:08 PM
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    dan7365

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    Hello all,

    I'm considering installing a dash cam on my 2018 Tacoma TRD Off Road double cab. I've narrowed it down to the Blackvue DR900S-2CH which includes both a front and rear camera. Just wondering if anyone's installed one, how much work it is to run the cords through the headliner and if it's worth the money and effort?

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  2. Jan 4, 2019 at 1:46 PM
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    Vbpiper

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    OP its not that difficult. I just installed mine this pass weekend and ran it along the pillars and headliner. Took me about an hour or 2. Got the power magic pro installed too.
     
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    I've ordered the Blackvue DR900S-2CH too. I'm bouncing back and forth on if I want to mount it in front of the rearview mirror or on the existing Gopro mount. It's pretty well hidden behind the mirror but I don't want to see the Gopro mount go to waste. I'm leaning towards the Gopro mount but I don't want it stolen. Will the Blackvue mount to the gopro mount? Is there an adapter that will let me do that?
     
  5. Feb 19, 2019 at 6:14 PM
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    I want to say I saw a blackview to go pro adapter on Shapeways but could be wrong
     
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    I've got one on order too.....mount it behind the mirror.......can not see as easy as the go pro
     
  7. Feb 19, 2019 at 8:58 PM
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    CAG Gonzo

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    I installed a DR750S-2CH with a B-124. Took a few hours, mostly routing cables. Expensive but I am pleased with what it provides. For reference, I tapped into the DOOR S/L (think that's the one) 20A fuse. I tried testing for constant/switched fuses but I must've been doing it incorrectly because every fuse was hot even with the engine off. Haven't had any battery issues and every reading I've taken with a multimeter at the battery terminals shows 12.3V or better.
     
  8. Feb 19, 2019 at 9:50 PM
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    I was responding to the person asking if there was a go pro adapter
     
  9. Feb 19, 2019 at 9:53 PM
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    I'd reccomend going with a garmin personally.
     

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