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You can install any aftermarket back up cam prob alot easier than the factory one and prob cheaper.
Just consider what goes into the factory one,
-the mount and wiring is tied in with the factory harness
-screen is either in the rearview mirror or on new 7inch touch screen.

All factory parts prob can be done, but at a high cost.
I have see that they make license plates an add on's that have the camera mount on them. So all thats left is trying to wire it up then figure out how to display what you see by using an small or large display and a place to mount it.

Hope that helps, i would look around on google, amazon and even youtube and read reviews of people using aftermarket backup cameras

Here is a example video i found so you kinda get an idea

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqbxyvP3u8A&feature=youtube_gdata_player
 

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Sorry just saw your links sometimes the this Forum app does not show everything.

As far as the parts yea prob looking at $300 or more, but I not sure if the harness is there on your nox already. Plus dont think it would be a plug and play since alot of wiring would be involed when uou put the car in reverse to activate the camera. Might have to have it reprogramed which could costs more.

Very intresting question you have. After your reaserch you might find it better than a aftermarket one or heck use a combination with a aftermarket backup cam and wiring tapping into the factory rearview mirror.
 

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RIT333 said:
Terrain - Yes

Equinox - only on the LTZ is it standard

I could of sworn at the 2010 car show both GM/Chev were bragging about bluetooth and camera as standard equipment on all their models and the 27MPG mileage :eek:hno:
 

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I just looked at the Equinox 2011 Sales Brochure, and the Rear-View Camera was
standard on the 2LT and LTZ and optional on the 1LT with the Driver Convenience Package.
 

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The factory one can be installed at the dealer, for around $1100 Canadian. They were going to install one for me last year, just to sell something, a 1LT they had on the lot. I eventually found a 2LT trim, so it came with it
 

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The factory one can be installed at the dealer, for around $1100 Canadian. They were going to install one for me last year, just to sell something, a 1LT they had on the lot. I eventually found a 2LT trim, so it came with it
For $1000, i'll sit in the back area, and tell you if I see anything approaching - but only when you are in reverse !

I've seen cheaper ones at Advance Auto - I think <$100
 

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For $1000, i'll sit in the back area, and tell you if I see anything approaching - but only when you are in reverse !

I've seen cheaper ones at Advance Auto - I think <$100
Lolol or for that amount of money I will up that service and make a beep beep beep sound when backing up for you. Lol

Yea I am sure it can be done at factory but like I said at a cost just a matter of what ur looking to pay!
 

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Search my posts I got one for my wife it has bluetooth,A2DP via FM to the radio usb input and is pretty awesome just used it on a 12hr trip you can stream Pandora through Android through it. Only down side is it is rechargeable I haven't gotten around to hard wiring it in her G6.
 

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I just installed a back up camera on my 2012 equinox....im a cheap ******* so I went cheap...rear view camera $17 shipped, 7" rear view mirror $45 shipped (all from ebay) total install time was almost 3 hours but that was taking my time and running to get tools.

I can share some details if you guys are interested.
 

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chad99 said:
I can share some details if you guys are interested.
Please do. Which one, and any hints on the installation would be appreciated.

Congrats.
 

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haha i could have done it sooner but had to run to radio shack for a longer video cable and had to pick up tools (all included in the 3hrs).

I also ran all my wires nicely along with the factory wires and through the factory wiring boots.

I have mine set up running power off of the license plate light since I wanted to be able to use the camera not only for parking or backing out but for those cases when you are carrying something that prevents you from seeing out the back while driving forward, in this case I just turn on the parking lights and i can see out the back.

Power for the monitor is taken off the switched 12v for front power outlet.

Its easy to park this thing now i can reverse all the way up to another car without worrying especially those lowered cars that disappear when they get 3 ft from the rear bumper.
 

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I have mine set up running power off of the license plate light since I wanted to be able to use the camera not only for parking or backing out but for those cases when you are carrying something that prevents you from seeing out the back while driving forward, in this case I just turn on the parking lights and i can see out the back.
You mean check out the blondes in the convertible behind you?
 

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You mean check out the blondes in the convertible behind you?
In my case, I want to check to see if there is someone coming up fast on me when I want to change lanes. Or, as has happened my wife is escorting her 86 year old mother to the car - so I can see her before I put the car in reverse. Running over her (them?) would complicate things so.

While I'm wishing I wish for a front facing camera so I can see better in parking lots - close front vision is not good and I end up not pulling in far enough.
 

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My 2012 1LT NOX with driver convenience package came with rear camera.

For non OEM installation, I would get a similar style camera to oem to keep the look of the back clean. I installed a camera in my other car (Outlook). It is chrome to match the back bezel. I wired it to the backup lights. I also installed a backup radar system with an on/off switch and also hooked to backup lights. I routed relay from backlight to a 4.3" TFT LCD. The LCD is the same size as my Garmin so I ended up making groves in the LCD frame to use in the garmin mount.

Most of the aftermarket TFT displays, rear view mirrors and small displays come with two rca/avi video input ports. So you can technically install two cameras, one for the front and one for the rear. :thumb: Just dont provide constant power to the cameras because of the three that I have tested, they all tend to get warm/hot after a few minutes.
 

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I would love to have a forward facing camera that can see in the dark with infrared illuminators. have a flip up screen on the dash.
Otherwise I want a rear camera with recording ability so I can freeze frame the license plates of obnoxious tailgaters.
 
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