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Now I LOVE my back up Camera

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by GT150, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. Dec 6, 2009 at 5:45 PM
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    GT150

    GT150 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well I had to hook up my trailer today and wasn't in a hurry so I used my back up camera. I put the hitch ball directly under the trailer, got out and it was in perfect position. I lowered the trailer onto the ball, I was so happy since I first thought it was a useless option.

    I still turn it off while backing out of the driveway and at night because it ruins my night vision. But at least it has a purpose now.


    Mike
     
  2. Dec 6, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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    dunkhi

    dunkhi CSULB socal

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    haha i love it too. just cause people who get in my truck don't expect it and are in shock. but ive heard from many about this trailer hitch usage.

    grats!
     
  3. Dec 6, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    HondaGM

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    yeap ,its good for lining up the trailer.
     
  4. Dec 6, 2009 at 5:56 PM
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    JeffRock

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    Used it all summer to hook up my pop up! Use it to back into the garage for maximum front clearance to close the door.
     
  5. Dec 6, 2009 at 5:58 PM
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    PatHLC128

    PatHLC128 College.

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    u can turn it off?
     
  6. Dec 6, 2009 at 6:07 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    Access larado tonneau, magnaflow exhaust
    i think in the 2010 u can. I know in my 09 you cant.
     
  7. Dec 6, 2009 at 6:09 PM
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    dunkhi

    dunkhi CSULB socal

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    in my 09 i theres a button i can hold and it turns it off?
     
  8. Dec 6, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    jandrews

    jandrews Carolina Alliance Southwest Region Ambassador

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    Useless option?! Heresy!

    I am totally addicted to that stupid thing ever since getting my truck. I feel naked now in my DD that doesn't have one.
     
  9. Dec 6, 2009 at 6:12 PM
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    JeffRock

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  10. Dec 6, 2009 at 7:04 PM
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    fibertop

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    Great feature for hooking up a trailer. I keep impressing people who don't know I have it. The only problem is I have to put glasses on to see the little screen.
     
  11. Dec 6, 2009 at 7:19 PM
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    Frogdaddy

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    Only way I can back into my two car garage without pushing the workbench through the wall. I'm afraid I may become too dependent on it. It is good to have.
     
  12. Dec 6, 2009 at 7:32 PM
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    X1
     
  13. Dec 7, 2009 at 9:20 AM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    I wish I had that option. :( Im jealous.
     
  14. Dec 7, 2009 at 10:13 AM
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    lembowski

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    Save up for a Navi HD and get an aftermarket camera. They are much better quality. I will be adding a differenct camera once I get around to it.
     
  15. Dec 7, 2009 at 10:16 AM
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    IrishPilot

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    I love mine as well. Pulling the boat, and especially parallel parking lol! You can see the car behind you, as well as the white lines marking parking spots. One of those things (like my first cell phone) where I thought "I wonder if I will really use it much?"

    I cant imagine being without it now lol.
     
  16. Dec 7, 2009 at 11:46 AM
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    This is one feature I really love in the trucks. Very useful
     
  17. Dec 7, 2009 at 11:59 AM
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    Danosabre

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    I love my camera, my step daughter parks in the driveway on my side. My driveway is a good size hill and trying to back down that without hitting her car would be nasty.
     
  18. Dec 7, 2009 at 12:18 PM
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    hendooman

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    I think it is great. Great for trailering, and especially great for looking for kids bikes and toys behind the truck...and even small kids!
     
  19. Dec 7, 2009 at 12:22 PM
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    hillbillynwv

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    :mad:................. My '08 doesn't have it, and I wish it did.
     
  20. Dec 7, 2009 at 6:01 PM
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    prsgeetarman

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    I am anxious to hook up my camper using the backup camera but probably won't until next spring.

    Do you find that distances appear further away than they actually are with the camera?
     
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