Can you share pictures of how you hardwired the dash cam from the fuse box and where you ran the wires? This will be a bug help.I installed a Blackbox G1W dash cam last week. I was waiting to post up about it until I got all of the kinks in the install worked out.
I hardwired the unit which was actually really easy. I bought an "add-a-fuse" from Amazon and used the Cigarette lighter fuse spot. The weather stripping on the door jam is not glued in so it peeled right out and allowed me to run the wire up through the A-Pillar (A-Pillar just pops right off, it's all snap clips). I tucked the power wire for the dash cam up into the headliner without having to remove it.
Mounting the Dash-cam is where I ran into issues. The suction cup mount supplied with the dash cam would only stay adhered for about 20-30 min at a time before falling. All the "black dots" around the rear view mirror are not conducive to allowing the suction mount to get a good seal. I went back to the drawing board and found a C-clamp like design dash cam mount that clamps onto the rear view mirror post. This works, BUT the dash cam sits about 1.3"inches lower than the rear view mirror itself. I'm happy with it for now. I think I may try and look for an industrial strength double sided sticky tape mount that would allow me to mount the camera a little higher though. Night time driving is a little distracting as the LCD from the dash-cam is a little bright (I have not messed with many of the settings on the camera yet there may be a way to dim it).
I will post some pictures if anyone is interested...
Side note: the fuse panel has slots for "sunroof" and "fog lights" I would not be surprised if the "Scion limited Release Series 1.0" for these cars starts to bring features like the push button start, panoramic roof, leather seating, and fog lights some of our car's sister models over seas have.
I had a buddy that got cut off and ended up tapping the guys rear bumper because of it and had to pay out, after that I decided to get one, just to have evidence in a situation like that. best investment to make.My wife was driving our car when she got rear-ended by a SUV. I decided to install dash cams to all of our cars after this incident.
Yes. After a big "i told you so" from my cousin who's been bugging me to get one right after we bought the car.Hope nobody was injured. Will you install one for the front and rear?
Correct, under the dash.So Im not adding a Dash cam but led lights I assume that your fuse expandable circuit is a mini right?
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No one replied, but i got this dash cam box guide. Purchased nextbase dash cam and its very cool!Aha! how's it? I read some reviews on internet about this best dashboard cam.
looking for kind answer from you too, so that i will take my final decision!
Good info.No one replied, but i got this dash cam box guide. Purchased nextbase dash cam and its very cool!