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Old 04-23-2011, 08:00 PM   #35
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Thanks for the info guys. I can't wait to get my car back to do this install.
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Old 04-23-2011, 08:37 PM   #36
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Dude your pictures rock! Every time I had a question I found a picture to answer it. I just ordered my gentex mirror and ofer harness and camera today. If you hadn't been so thorough I would have planned to pay someone else to install it. I have no doubt this will take no time at all thanks to you!!!!
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Old 04-23-2011, 11:21 PM   #37
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Thanks for this write up...the only thing I might do differently is use heat shrink tubes on the video/power connections....looks pretty straight forward....
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Old 04-27-2011, 01:42 PM   #38
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Just waiting on my camera

Thanks for this write up.
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Old 04-27-2011, 02:46 PM   #39
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This camera has really come in handy. When i back in to my garage, I line up one of the index lines on my camera with the shelf on my workbench. I don't have to creep along anymore waiting for the warning tones to increase.
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:43 AM   #40
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Awesome Installation!

Great installation guide. Excellent pictures and instruction. You mentioned total price for all necessary equipment at $350. The best price I can find is $649. Can't find a lower price.
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Old 04-28-2011, 03:08 PM   #41
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See my first post on where to get the stuff.
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Old 04-28-2011, 05:27 PM   #42
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What you see there is the cam install with LS3 conversion.

I kinda went nuts with mods this spring. It's a long list that starts with the motor, goes through the tranny (torque converter), and ends with some suspension mods. It is supposed to be on the dyno this weekend for tuning. Updates will be in my car journal soon.
Removed your entire engine to do a CAM install? I would have been there like.....
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:40 PM   #43
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This camera has really come in handy. When i back in to my garage, I line up one of the index lines on my camera with the shelf on my workbench. I don't have to creep along anymore waiting for the warning tones to increase.
I love my backup camera. When Ofer was down for CFII he helped put in his new harness as I had everything else already ran. This mod makes backing up a breeze now. I got everything for about $280, but I think since many of us are getting these some vendors on e-bay and such are seeing the demand and raising prices. Ofer's price is very good and this way you get all the componets from one source.
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Old 04-28-2011, 08:36 PM   #44
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Is he selling the mirror too now?
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Old 04-30-2011, 10:16 PM   #45
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Someone pm'ed me a question about the hole for the camera, so I thought I would post it here:

I just used a 3/8" drill bit. I wiggled it from side to side to make the hole oblong, as the plugs on the camera harness won't fit through a 3/8" hole. The paint around the edges did crack a little, but I don't see the big deal, as the mounting surface of the camera is over an 1", so it completely covers that hole.
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Old 04-30-2011, 10:38 PM   #46
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Does the plastic cover that extends from the headliner to the rear view mirror mount have to be removed or can it snap back in after
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Old 04-30-2011, 10:48 PM   #47
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Put it in your extra parts box, it dos not get reused.
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Old 05-01-2011, 02:33 PM   #48
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I was gonna check and see if anyone is buying mirrors on eBay. 1lt/ss guys might be interested in the autodim.
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Old 05-01-2011, 05:17 PM   #49
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Put it in your extra parts box, it dos not get reused.
that little tid bit would have been nice to know after i spent half an hour trying to get it to stay up there afterwards!!! LOL
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Old 05-02-2011, 12:49 AM   #50
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Jimmyh,

I just finish installing ofers camera and your DIY really help alot! Its working just fine!

Thanks to you and ofer.
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Old 05-02-2011, 01:29 AM   #51
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Jimmyh,

I just finish installing ofers camera and your DIY really help alot! Its working just fine!

Thanks to you and ofer.
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