Rear camera

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  1. con-tiki

    con-tiki Funster

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    i have a wire rear camera that I was going to get fitted to my swift kontiki, but the auto electrician said it wasn't a good idea due to the insulation etc and that it would break the integrity of the insulation drilling holes.

    Is this a fair comment or should I get someone else to do the job. I found the rear camera a great help in seeing what was behind me when i had an Iveco ELWB camper van.
     
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    I would get a better guy to do it !

    In one sense he's correct, but its a bit extreme.
    If you want a cable through the sidewall of the van, then you have to drill a hole.
    There are super flexible non-hardening sealers to seal it up again.

    I had one fitted when I bought mine, over 3 years ago and the sealant is still soft and hasnt let any water/moisture in yet.
     
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    If the chap knows what he is doing there should be no probs at all
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    mines a wired system and has one hole in the body......just above the rear window and into an overhead locker and sealed with sikaflex.

    i'd be looking for another installer 'cos it appears this one doesnt want/need the work.

    sounds like he would have a coronary if you asked him to fit a through the roof aerial/manual roof mounted sat dish. :Laughing:
     
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    Thats what I thought. If the job is done and sealed properly then there should be no problem....Thanks guys
     
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