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Has anyone installed a backup camera in a first Gen Tundra?

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by FirstGenTundra1867, Aug 25, 2018.

  1. Aug 25, 2018 at 1:58 PM
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    FirstGenTundra1867

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    I really appreciate the convenience and safety of the back-up camera I have in my 2015 vehicle and would like to hear from forum members who have installed one in their First Gen Tundra. How has it worked out and would you recommend it? Brand names of the ones to buy and the ones to avoid would be especially helpful. Thank you, Ron...
     
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  2. Aug 25, 2018 at 3:08 PM
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    Casper421

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    I just drilled a hole where the tailgate handle is .removed the plate off the back of the tailgate and ran my wire that way ,I can hardly even see it and it's wide spread when they're up higher it seems like it works better ,very clear will try to send a picture later from the inside where the camera shows.

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    In for pics of post above
     
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    Crutchfield was selling the cam built into the frame for $129 when I bought the Sony head unit that would integrate with it. Boyo was the brand. Any of the stuff on CF is decent stuff and they'll walk you through the install.
     
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  9. Sep 10, 2018 at 11:08 AM
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    I was just wondering if the first gen were prewired also.


    Thanks
     
  10. Sep 10, 2018 at 1:10 PM
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    With the camera mounted inside the handle area, can you see the trailer hitch ball? That would be a great help hitching up the boat.
     
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  11. Sep 14, 2018 at 6:53 PM
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    Afkouki

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    I dig the integrated camera into the tailgate handle, smooth!

    I ordered a back up camera with it's own seperate screen, it should arrive and be installed tomorrow if I can find the time
     
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