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    Thread: OnT: retrofit a rear view camera....

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      10-19-2010 11:16 PM #1
      have ya-googled it and everything...
      can't for the life of me find a retrofit install guide.
      anyone point me in the right direction?

      and how hard/easy would it be to do a backyard spring install... should i leave it to the pros?
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      10-19-2010 11:23 PM #2
      there's gotta be people on golfmkv that have done this already

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      10-19-2010 11:35 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by IML337 View Post
      there's gotta be people on golfmkv that have done this already
      will check it, didn't know that place existed

      ohh, also wanna do this - haha
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      10-19-2010 11:38 PM #4
      I was Tim's rearview camera in Singapore

      i let him know when he hit something

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      10-20-2010 12:00 AM #5
      The question is though, why would you need a rearview camera ? Is that some kind of Wog perversion I am missing ?
      The gloves are off, the wisdom teeth are out
      What you on about ?

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      10-20-2010 12:12 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by J-Tim View Post
      The question is though, why would you need a rearview camera ? Is that some kind of Wog perversion I am missing ?
      dunno why us wogs do it.... but you tiblads wouldn't understand anyways.

      same way you need a 1/1239018203th model of a plane... and i don't.
      it's just preference.
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      10-20-2010 12:16 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by VDUB2C View Post
      dunno why us wogs do it.... but you tiblads wouldn't understand anyways.

      same way you need a 1/1239018203th model of a plane... and i don't.
      it's just preference.
      No really, I mean it's not that you're driving a massive van with no rear visibility whatsoever.

      I am moving to 1/72 by the way.
      The gloves are off, the wisdom teeth are out
      What you on about ?

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      10-20-2010 12:28 AM #8
      wasn't there a thread on watercooled where someone has done it?
      Yeah I'm a Volvo driver

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      10-20-2010 12:30 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by J-Tim View Post
      No really, I mean it's not that you're driving a massive van with no rear visibility whatsoever.

      I am moving to 1/72 by the way.
      that's more manageable... i did a 1/72 a10a warthog once... freaking loved it till my bro smashed it..

      to answer the question, it's just a convenience thing.
      I nearly scraped the crap outta my pipes the other day, due to a rock being on the road in a car spot - little things like that...
      plus it also helps squeezing into those little sydney spots.
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      10-20-2010 12:32 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Zorg2 View Post
      wasn't there a thread on watercooled where someone has done it?
      found the rns-510 one when i did mine, but can't find this one.
      will keep looking - cheers
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      10-20-2010 12:36 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by VDUB2C View Post
      plus it also helps squeezing into those little sydney spots.
      I manage to squeeze my yacht in Sydney on almost daily basis, no issues.

      I think you're just looking for an excuse to spend $$$ on car instead of getting your hoochie a present.
      The gloves are off, the wisdom teeth are out
      What you on about ?

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      10-20-2010 12:37 AM #12
      Yeah I'm a Volvo driver

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      10-20-2010 01:24 AM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by J-Tim View Post
      The question is though, why would you need a rearview camera ? Is that some kind of Wog perversion I am missing ?
      I would have been sceptical too, but after seeing the RVC in action I would definitely option it.

      Thing is, it's a $500 option and I'm guessing it will cost at least, maybe even double to retrofit.

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      10-20-2010 01:35 AM #14
      Hey J-Tim, do you do radio controlled plane? I have never had one and they facinate me. But I want to know where you are allowed to fly them etc. I suspect it's one of those too hard basket things.
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      gt2 is a luxury car, yes.

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      10-20-2010 01:43 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by Lima View Post
      Thing is, it's a $500 option and I'm guessing it will cost at least, maybe even double to retrofit.
      that, i did not know.... pricing for just the kit is $600... didn't realise it was a $500 option (but you would've had to have the rns-510 from factory.
      wonder if dealer can retro fit it?
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      10-20-2010 08:08 AM #16
      http://kufatec.com/index.php?main_pa...roducts_id=883

      This plus camera will cost you less.

    17. 10-20-2010 08:36 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by VDUB2C View Post

      and how hard/easy would it be to do a backyard spring install... should i leave it to the pros?
      On the assumption you don't have the tools leave it to the pros. It you try make sure your income protection insurance is current.
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      10-20-2010 08:47 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by VDUB2C View Post
      wonder if dealer can retro fit it?
      probably

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      10-20-2010 08:57 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by VDUB2C View Post
      didn't realise it was a $500 option (but you would've had to have the rns-510 from factory.

      99% sure that's not correct. Works fine with RCD-510 too.

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      10-20-2010 09:27 AM #20
      I am surprised no one has come out to say "get a new car" yet. You guys are going soft.
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      gt2 is a luxury car, yes.

    21. 10-20-2010 08:37 PM #21
      We're waiting for the release of an alcantra covered Sat Nav system first.
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      10-20-2010 08:51 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by Tank Engine View Post
      On the assumption you don't have the tools leave it to the pros. It you try make sure your income protection insurance is current.
      hahah understood loud and clear
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      10-20-2010 08:52 PM #23
      anyone had any experience with these?
      http://www.ecstuning.com/Volkswagen-...TDI/ES1905697/
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    24. 10-21-2010 04:44 PM #24
      I just did one for a mate in a mk5 with an rns 510. make sure you get the right kit and stay away from the kufatec, in my experience in both my car and others the RVC does not engage all the time, its a PIA.

      Buzz me when your free and im happy to point you in the right direction.

      as for those that question the RVC and say "you cant drive" or "why do you need it"......when you have kids around like i do its a must for all cars........its mainly safety rather than what am i going to hit.

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      10-21-2010 08:06 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by WAY View Post
      Hey J-Tim, do you do radio controlled plane? I have never had one and they facinate me. But I want to know where you are allowed to fly them etc. I suspect it's one of those too hard basket things.
      No, it's just a standard plastic model.
      As for radio controlled, I think you need some kind of license in order to be able to fly them.
      The gloves are off, the wisdom teeth are out
      What you on about ?

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      10-21-2010 08:36 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by WAY View Post
      Hey J-Tim, do you do radio controlled plane? I have never had one and they facinate me. But I want to know where you are allowed to fly them etc. I suspect it's one of those too hard basket things.
      You should get one of these



      with auto levelling, landing etc at your disposal even a tard like you could fly one

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      10-22-2010 01:25 AM #27
      those things have a range from the operator of.... 6m.... how piss poor is that.
      i was gunna get one until i saw that.
      and 12 mins operating time. for 90mins charge time...
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      10-22-2010 01:48 AM #28
      so it encourages you to go for a 12 minute walk, whats wrong with that but i've seen people get like 20-30m from em so i think the quality is a bit hit and miss atm but i'll get one they're only 300 bucks or so US so sure to pop up cheap some place soonish if not already

      also imagine if it did have a huge range c*nts walkin past would nick off with em left right and senna yano
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