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Old 12-06-2018, 07:38 PM
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Nice! Is that a proprietary type plug I see there for the camera feed wires? If that harness is long enough to make it from the hatch to the body of the truck through the trunk/snorkel it could make running wires simpler/quicker.
It looks like the lens cable with the 1/4" binder connector is only 2' long so it won't make it through the snorkel. I wish! It looks like I will have to try and get an RCA jack through there somehow.

The second half of the binder connector holds the RCA jack and the power and ground cables. The power and ground cables are long enough so I will just need to put some DR-25 shrink over them and make their way to the rear fuse block. The small binder connector on the lens is small enough so I can feed it through the 1/4" hole I drill for the lens mounting collar. That will work out nicely. The third cable (RCA to RCA with trigger wires if needed) is more than long enough to make it to the Avin.

Here is the install Crowz did a year ago with the same lens.

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Old 12-06-2018, 07:41 PM
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I already have a camera installed with the same wiring as this one. I like this one better and so will be an easy swap for me. Could you please provide the amazon link for it?

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Old 12-06-2018, 10:19 PM
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Here is a question for the people that have already adopted the andorid or aftermarket head units. We are debating whether the factory Bluetooth could remain operational? Some think the Bluetooth and voice commands are handled by the TCU and it simply sends audio signals on to the head unit but with the aftermarket head units there is nothing to send the audio to? Just wondering, I would like to keep my OEM hands free/voice commands/ address book if possible.
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IMO leave all OE very dated technology behind unless the unit manual says otherwise. Android units have bluetooth, hands free, will load contacts and you can mirror your phone.
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IMO leave all OE very dated technology behind unless the unit manual says otherwise. Android units have bluetooth, hands free, will load contacts and you can mirror your phone.
Indeed. I just wonder what those phone steering wheel buttons will do once the retrofit is completed. I agree I just need to fully adopt the new head unit with all its features. Is it possible to remap those buttons to call up the phone app within the android system?

Just my OCD coming after me again. I probably need meds...
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Indeed. I just wonder what those phone steering wheel buttons will do once the retrofit is completed. I agree I just need to fully adopt the new head unit with all its features. Is it possible to remap those buttons to call up the phone app within the android system?

Just my OCD coming after me again. I probably need meds...
All steering wheel buttons will function normally with most Android units.
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All steering wheel buttons will function normally with most Android units.
Even the RT and yelling face buttons? What do these buttons call up on your Seicane? That would nice and keep my OCD at bay if they bring up the phone app and a voice command app within the android unit... Ok, Google...
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Even the RT and yelling face buttons? What do these buttons call up on your Seicane? That would nice and keep my OCD at bay if they bring up the phone app within the android unit...
Yes, all. It happened automatically with the one I bought but there is also a settings section where you set them up.
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Yes, all. It happened automatically with the one I bought but there is also a settings section where you set them up.
Sweet! Ah, I can sleep tonight...
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Yes, all. It happened automatically with the one I bought but there is also a settings section where you set them up.
What about OBC functions? IBUS needed?
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