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Old 09-08-2013, 09:55 PM
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Default Backup camera placement w/hitch

Hi folks,

Recently bought a 1500 quad cab with "tow package" and want to install a backup camera to be connected to a new aftermarket radio. My question is where is the best location to install the camera so I can see behind me AND also see the hitch ball when attaching something to tow?

Right now i am thinking left of the hitch but am not sure that would be best place. Not thrilled about drilling any holes into the truck. plus I already bought the camera.

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On the tailgate handle.

Plus once you get over the first hole drilling, it gets easier to add more stuff


*edit, just looked at the camera link. That would prolly have to be attacked on either side of the hitch for the best view.

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Thanks CaptDuff. I think that is where I will likely mount it unless someone else tells me differently. :-)
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Folks, has anyone installed the OEM camera (the one integrated into the tailgate handle) but connected it to a 3rd party Radio (Alpine)?
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I would say to just drill a few holes just a couple inches to the left or right of the hitch. Wont make a big difference and you'll be able to see. Just my opinion.
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