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Old 08-12-2013, 06:59 PM   #1
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Drilling through the exterior for a backup camera

What is the best way to go about mounting a wired backup camera and running the wire through the exterior and get a good seal so I do not experience a delamination problem?

I have already run a coax from the kingpin to the rear inside the cabinets on the back wall so the inside wiring is almost done no problem there.
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A few pics of the wire run.
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One more of the inspector Turbo!!
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Nobody has drilled through their fiberglass exterior?
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One more of the inspector Turbo!!
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Nobody has drilled through their fiberglass exterior?
I have not but slow and easy and plenty of sealer!

A dremel and a deburring bit I believe would be better than a twist bit.
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I'm curious myself. Getting ready to do this on my 8282ws. Where are you mounting the camera? I have a spare tire on the rear bumper, as well as a large rear window, so I'm going to have to mount it high.
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I guess my main question would be, Should I sand/scotchbrite the area and then mount the bracket with sealant so it sticks better?

I am going to cover the big hole for the wire as much as possible with the mounting bracket as well as put the bracket above the hole.

I will get a picture of what I think I will do.
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I'm curious myself. Getting ready to do this on my 8282ws. Where are you mounting the camera? I have a spare tire on the rear bumper, as well as a large rear window, so I'm going to have to mount it high.

I have a large window as well. I want it just below the middle marker light on the back.
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