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Old 04-29-2010, 10:29 PM
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Just too many moving parts and little time :-(

im in nyc and im soooo confused about everything that was to do with backup camera purchase/installation.... i recently started looking at the parktronic system and looks like a real hands on intallation as well but, alot less work. although what i really want is the backup system but @ this time i could definitely settle for less lol.
any suggesion guys? thanks
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Old 04-29-2010, 11:32 PM
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Originally Posted by HOTGQ161 View Post
im in nyc and im soooo confused about everything that was to do with backup camera purchase/installation.... i recently started looking at the parktronic system and looks like a real hands on intallation as well but, alot less work. although what i really want is the backup system but @ this time i could definitely settle for less lol.
any suggesion guys? thanks
It's really easy. I did mine in an afternoon. Ok, two afternoons but that's what happens with kids. Seriously though it's not much work, very basic stuff.

You'll need to buy a few things, two of which you'll probably want to order, the camera and the farka adapter from Mid City Engineering. It's all basic tools, no soldering or cutting of wires required. I'm kinda pissed at myself for putting it off for so long because I thought it would be more work than it was...

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Do it. No really, do it. Seriously. Do it.
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Old 04-30-2010, 12:17 PM
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I installed my backup camera in a little over an hour. Parktronic you have to remove the rear bumper drill holes (and maybe do some touch up on the paint) route wires. Doesn't seem like an easy job to me.
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Is there a DIY made up for this?
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Old 04-30-2010, 10:37 PM
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Is there a DIY made up for this?
For the camera? Yes, check the DIY sticky for links.
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@ Krytech... really? how did you get ur farka adapter from Mid City Engineering? can you tell me how much is this gonna set me back? and where did you get it from? thanks to all ur replys guys
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question to you guys. If I buy the Fakra cable from Mid, and the OEM benz camera, is it going to work together?
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Josh I don't see why not. You will have to see what connector is on the OEM camera. It may be MB's own so you will then need to buy the OEM cable also which I bet has the FAKRA already on.
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