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Post by Guest on Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:41 pm

After reading several of topics on rear view cameras on this forum, I have been testing one bought off eBay which seems to work reasonably well. I am going to run all the cabling under the van and will fit the camera into the step recess. How do I get the monitor cable into the van as I can't see any holes to push it through to the dashboard. Has anyone done this please

I should have said any holes in the engine bay bulkhead into the dashboard without stripping anything out


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Post by roli on Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:55 pm

Under the plastic step well cover you should find a grommet I have brought all sorts in through here on different vans. Feed it up under cab carpet and door ill at trim (if that makes sense!)
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Post by Greyhound on Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:56 am

This is why I went for a wireless setup. Much easier without the cable routing issues.
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Post by bikeralw on Fri Aug 12, 2016 3:19 pm

I also have a wireless set up, but still had to route wires to power the camera.
There are a few downsides to a wireless set up though, one being interference, especially in built up areas. The other is picking up a signal other than from your camera, instances have ranged from suddenly seeing our own van from the camera of a caravan in front, to waiting at traffic lights in France and getting an overview of the changing rooms of the clothes shop across the road... Not a pretty sight from whet I can remember..
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Post by Greyhound on Fri Aug 12, 2016 3:35 pm

bikeralw wrote:getting an overview of the changing rooms of the clothes shop across the road... Not a pretty sight from whet I can remember..

Blimey, I haven't had anything exciting like that happen :). Admit I do occasionally get some interference but so far it's not been enough to make me want to run wiring the length of the van yet.
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Post by Guest on Sat Aug 13, 2016 9:20 am

Thank you all for the information, time to go and have a poke about. I did think about bringing it up where the leisure battery breather pipe exits the van from under the driver seat and then follow carpet route as Roli suggested.
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