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What the HELL is this???

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by StaticFilter, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:21 PM
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    StaticFilter

    StaticFilter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I bought my truck and I have NO idea what this is... It LOOKS like a camera/image sensor but I can't figure how it would be, it had a camera mounted underneath the rear bumper already... It's obviously a custom job, how would I go about figuring out what it is and how it works?

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  2. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:23 PM
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    Dark Knight

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    back up camera?
     
  3. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:23 PM
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    That certainly looks like a camera- I'd ask whoever you bought it from- or start following wires around man...
     
  4. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:24 PM
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    KMN-BLU

    KMN-BLU less work/more play

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    cut the wires and replace that brake light lens,,,problem solved.
     
  5. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:24 PM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    Looks like a camera and a GPS antenna and a satellite radio antenna.
     
  6. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:26 PM
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    StaticFilter

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    thats what I figured it was but I have NO idea how to access it...
     
  7. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    dud122

    dud122 rabble rabble rabble

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    maybe your truck is a transformer and it is an eye
     
  8. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    Get inside the headliner....Find the FSM links around here and figure out how to take it apart....
     
  9. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    StaticFilter

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    has anyone ever seen this mod before?
     
  10. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    Timicha

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    I'm with him its most likely a transformer haha
     
  11. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    Nope...I've seen the camera in the girls locker room mod, camera in my bedroom mod, camera on a dolphin mod....but I have never seen a camera in a brake light mod....
     
  12. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:34 PM
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    It's probably behind you stereo, I bet it was for a DVD/GPS reciever. It'll have a yellow RCA end on it most likely.
     
  13. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    bahahaaha
    is that similar to the laser on a shark mod?
     
  14. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    Similar, but less diabolical and usually better scenery...:cool:
     
  15. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:39 PM
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    Well I've got the Pioneer AVIC Z3 GPS unit... but as mentioned it already has the camera mounted under the bumper, is there a way to switch the source maybe?
     
  16. Apr 27, 2009 at 7:15 PM
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    whatever it is, i'd get rid of it. your truck looks too good for that ghetto shit
     
  17. Apr 28, 2009 at 2:38 PM
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    AHA! It IS a camera!! After some messing around I found out how it works!

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    The double throw switch with the orange right next to my fog lights SELECTS which camera to use, the 3rd brake light or the one under the bumper, and the black switch to the right of that puts my GPS into "rear-view mode"

    Thanks for the input guys
     
  18. Apr 28, 2009 at 2:44 PM
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    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    coool. can you see people behind you too?
     
  19. Apr 28, 2009 at 2:44 PM
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    the person that had the truck before you quite possibly died from mod disease.
     
  20. Apr 28, 2009 at 2:47 PM
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    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    :eek:or pig flu.:eek:
     
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