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Old 02-26-2019, 12:18 PM   #1
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Trailer Camera with Ram ?

Just purchased a Ram that has the ability to turn on the bed cam or tailgate cam on at anytime.

Has anyone ever hard wired their 5th wheel camera to their tailgate cam?
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Old 02-26-2019, 12:33 PM   #2
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I would be very careful with wiring anything into your RAMS wiring system. Ram uses either the CAN BUS A or B systems depending on model year. Users of the Ram trucks who have tried to modify the electrical system have had a very expensive learning experience.

I would consult the BODY BULIDERS GUIDE that Ram provides in the UpFitS information guide for your model year.
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Old 02-26-2019, 01:05 PM   #3
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I would be very careful with wiring anything into your RAMS wiring system. Ram uses either the CAN BUS A or B systems depending on model year. Users of the Ram trucks who have tried to modify the electrical system have had a very expensive learning experience.

I would consult the BODY BULIDERS GUIDE that Ram provides in the UpFitS information guide for your model year.


Is that something offered by Ram ?
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Old 02-26-2019, 01:11 PM   #4
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Yes, Go on the internet and put in your model year and type in Body Builders Guide for RAM trucks.
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Old 02-26-2019, 03:51 PM   #5
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I recently ordered a RAM 3500 and a wireless interface to a trailer camera is part of the Towing Tech Group along with trailer TPMS. I think you can order adapter harnesses from MOPAR
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Old 02-26-2019, 04:13 PM   #6
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I recently ordered a RAM 3500 and a wireless interface to a trailer camera is part of the Towing Tech Group along with trailer TPMS. I think you can order adapter harnesses from MOPAR


Was this on the 18 or the new 19 coming out?
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I did find that they sell a 30’ extension harness for the OEM camera.
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Old 02-26-2019, 04:40 PM   #8
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Was this on the 18 or the new 19 coming out?
It is 2019. They stopped taking 2018 orders by the time I went in. Lots of new technology that I will have to learn but, now, I'm glad I had to wait. btw, I ordered the 5th Wheel Towing Prep (puck) system w/ the 20K MOPAR (CURT OEM) 5th Wheel hitch. It was actually cheaper than what I could get it for elswhere.


But...I would still check with MOPAR. I know they have harness that will allow additional inputs to existing dash Displays and may have the new wireless modules as well. You may need to call because navigating their store website cab be challenging.
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Old 02-26-2019, 10:34 PM   #9
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I love my new Ram 3500 with the box cam. Hadn’t thought about adding a camera on the rear of the 5er, sounds worth investigating.
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Old 02-27-2019, 12:06 PM   #10
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There's a couple companies online that can help you retrofit your camera setup. Infotainment and Camera Source are a couple.
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