Reversing camera wiring

Submitted: Sunday, Mar 04, 2012 at 23:36
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I am considering a reversing camera to a Prado 120 and have been told that there are two methods to attach the cables from the camera to the monitor. The first is thru the interior under the panels, requiring the removal etc. The other method is underneath/ thru the chassis where possible and entering the cabin thru a grommet.
Which way would be easier? Has anyone gone thru the chassis?
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Reply By: Member - Toyocrusa (NSW) - Monday, Mar 05, 2012 at 06:35

Monday, Mar 05, 2012 at 06:35
I have mine through the panelling and under the carpet up the drivers side. If you went up the chasis you would still have to go through the rear door and panel anyway so I think it is easier to go the panel all the way. My camera is above the no. plate and there is a second cable/connection under the car for the caravan camera. Cheers,Bob.
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Reply By: Hi-ryder - Monday, Mar 05, 2012 at 07:23

Monday, Mar 05, 2012 at 07:23
Go through the cabin alot less painnfull . Run under carpet . Just take the plastic off between the doors on the foor . There ethier have srews or clip in. It is much easier . Hope that helps
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Reply By: Member - Jack - Monday, Mar 05, 2012 at 08:26

Monday, Mar 05, 2012 at 08:26
I have a radio one. The screen was just plumbed into the accessories circuit in the cabin, and the camera, (which is mounted on the number plate) was plumbed into the reversing light lead under the car, via the interior of the back door.
My vehicle is an 80 series Landcruiser.

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Reply By: Bush Wanderer - Monday, Mar 05, 2012 at 23:42

Monday, Mar 05, 2012 at 23:42
LCOOL has a few good tips, description and some pics.
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Reply By: Kylie A - Wednesday, Mar 07, 2012 at 14:39

Wednesday, Mar 07, 2012 at 14:39
I have a 120 Prado and have pondered this.
Gus3550 or anyone else, did you use the original screen (I have a Grande) or did you replace that?

thanks
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