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Has anyone installed there own rear camera??

Just wondering how you ran everything?? from the back bumper to the inside of the cab

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Are you doing a Mopar or aftermarket camera?
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Looking to get these as a package....

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Are you doing a Mopar or aftermarket camera?
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Looks like a pretty simple install to me. I would run the wire along the inside of the frame railand bring it in through the firewall. I'm not sure off the top of my head if there is an existing hole or plug for you to go through, but if not, it's a simple matter to drill a hole and install a rubber grommet. Just remember to stay away from the steering shaft and the exhaust.
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doesn't sound too bad at all then after that under the carpet and what not inside.....

what cord do you run the whole way>>??

it wouldn't be coaxial cable would it?? do they make stuff that long?? lol
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Ask JJhwick119, he's installed a rear monted camera and a front mounted camera. I'm sure he can walk you through it all.
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if you install it in the tailgate handle like the MOPAR one, make sure to put in some kind of quick disconnect in case you ever want to remove your tailgate. Personally, I don't think I'll ever need to remove my tailgate, but I'm certain that if something comes up where I do need to remove it, I really wouldn't want to have to pull out all the wiring, or deal with cutting it up then.
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I've got an aftermarket off Amazon. Don't remember the brand but it was from the Tadi Bros store on Amazon. I got a camera that mounts on the tag frame and a stand alone monitor I've set on the center cupholder (no console). Mine would work wired or wireless and I went with wireless first to see how it did. So far it works great. I've read reviews where other people had wireless and said they were crap but I've had excellent service so far.

One thing to make sure of is that your monitor shows a reverse image, like looking in your rear view mirror. Some of the monitors I've seen say backup camera ready but they don't reverse the image. I can imagine that would make it difficult trying to orient yourself while checking the side mirrors then looking at the monitor.

Anyway, good luck on the install.
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