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Backup camera


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November 27, 2011
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Tampa Florida
Year, Model & Trim Level
2012 Ford Explorer
i just got me a new 2012 explorer. i want to install a backup camera. I don't want to drill a hole in the new truck. any ideal or sugguestions on how it can be done. :exp:

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Buy the OEM one it will just snap in OR you can buy the one that comes as part of liense plate frame.

If you get a small one, you can drill a hole in the small plastic filler plate where the OEM camera fits (beteen the licence plate lights). The plate would be easily replaced should you remove the camera. The OEM camera requires lots of wiring that is just not there. I have been there done that. I am going to remove the OEM camera I bought used, and insert a similar sized aftermarket camera head in the same opening.