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Re: Dashcam installation with pics of placement

Post by Supermann25 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:31 pm

Thanks for the reply mate. I am going to attach a photo of the fuse that came with the dashcam and my question is can this one fuse let the rear wipers and dash cam work at the same time ?
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Re: Dashcam installation with pics of placement

Post by danh23 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:33 pm

Supermann25 wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:31 pm
Thanks for the reply mate. I am going to attach a photo of the fuse that came with the dashcam and my question is can this one fuse let the rear wipers and dash cam work at the same time ?
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I would swap that for a nextbase hardwire kit that has the piggyback connector on
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Re: Dashcam installation with pics of placement

Post by Supermann25 » Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:58 pm

danh23 wrote:
Supermann25 wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:31 pm
Thanks for the reply mate. I am going to attach a photo of the fuse that came with the dashcam and my question is can this one fuse let the rear wipers and dash cam work at the same time ?
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I would swap that for a nextbase hardwire kit that has the piggyback connector on
Thank you for the advice mate. The nextbase wiring kit worked great. All fitted and working fine now. I had to use the 4th bottom from left fuse as shown in image below so it works with the ignition on and off. I have attached images showing where i wired the cable through on the centre console as I couldn't find this anywhere ImageImageImage

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Re: Dashcam installation with pics of placement

Post by danh23 » Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:04 pm

Supermann25 wrote:
Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:58 pm
danh23 wrote:
Supermann25 wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:31 pm
Thanks for the reply mate. I am going to attach a photo of the fuse that came with the dashcam and my question is can this one fuse let the rear wipers and dash cam work at the same time ?
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I would swap that for a nextbase hardwire kit that has the piggyback connector on
Thank you for the advice mate. The nextbase wiring kit worked great. All fitted and working fine now. I had to use the 4th bottom from left fuse as shown in image below so it works with the ignition on and off. I have attached images showing where i wired the cable through on the centre console as I couldn't find this anywhere ImageImage[IMG]//uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201712 ... 9e56f3.jpg[/IMG" rel="nofollow"><span>https</span><span>://</span><span>uploads</span><span>.</span><span>tapatalk</span><span>-</span><span>cdn</span><span>.</span><span>com</span><span>/</span><span>20171209</span><span>/</span><span>a7fc422cdcf6ee6a7bc36ba64ea35b28</span><span>.</span><span>jpg</span><span>[/</span><span>IMG</span><span>][</span><span>IMG</span><span>]</span><span>https</span><span>://</span><span>uploads</span><span>.</span><span>tapatalk</span><span>-</span><span>cdn</span><span>.</span><span>com</span><span>/</span><span>20171209</span><span>/</span><span>7d16b84437417c7a0bbac5da68e21dd3</span><span>.</span><span>jpg</span><span>[/</span><span>IMG</span><span>][</span><span>IMG</span><span>]</span><span>https</span><span>://</span><span>uploads</span><span>.</span><span>tapatalk</span><span>-</span><span>cdn</span><span>.</span><span>com</span><span>/</span><span>20171209</span><span>/</span><span>c54c92b7d977b71cfa27ce72769e56f3</span><span>.</span><span>jpg</span><span>[/</span><span>IMG</span></a>]

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Re: Dashcam installation with pics of placement

Post by Supermann25 » Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:16 pm

that was actually the easiest part ! :lol:
I had trouble with grounding as didn't have the tools so borrowed from local MOT garage up the road.
also i dropped the fuse in the car lucky i had more in the house :lol: :D

other than that all was fine. Cheers again


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Re: Dashcam installation with pics of placement

Post by Wellman » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:18 pm

Excellent how to mate, fitted mine today. £12 for the kit off e bay and £1.50 for a trim remover kit. Really easy to fit. Just one question, did you file off some paint to get a good earth connection of just connect it behind the washer? I didn't fully remove the washer and just slotted in the connection earth behind the washer . I hope it's a good earth.


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Re: Dashcam installation with pics of placement

Post by danh23 » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:20 pm

Wellman wrote:
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:18 pm
Excellent how to mate, fitted mine today. £12 for the kit off e bay and £1.50 for a trim remover kit. Really easy to fit. Just one question, did you file off some paint to get a good earth connection of just connect it behind the washer? I didn't fully remove the washer and just slotted in the connection earth behind the washer . I hope it's a good earth.
My earth is behind the panel in the passenger footwell loosened the nut abit to slip the earth on and has worked for the 6 months I had the car
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Re: Dashcam installation with pics of placement

Post by Wellman » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:38 pm

danh23 wrote:
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:20 pm
Wellman wrote:
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:18 pm
Excellent how to mate, fitted mine today. £12 for the kit off e bay and £1.50 for a trim remover kit. Really easy to fit. Just one question, did you file off some paint to get a good earth connection of just connect it behind the washer? I didn't fully remove the washer and just slotted in the connection earth behind the washer . I hope it's a good earth.
My earth is behind the panel in the passenger footwell loosened the nut abit to slip the earth on and has worked for the 6 months I had the car
Excellent, that's where I fitted it, behind the washer as it was more slotted in. When I first fitted it I done it behind the bolt and on top of the washer but because the fork did not fit over the bolt put it behind the washer. I didn't rub any paint off to get a good earth but if you have had it fitted that way for so long without any problems it should be ok, cheers


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Re: Dashcam installation with pics of placement

Post by lucifer » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:15 pm

I have A118c and hardwire kit with piggy-fuse. I want to use rear wiper fuse (found that some of you are using that fuse too), but I have no idea how many amp fuse should I use. Anyone could help please? Thanks.
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Re: Dashcam installation with pics of placement

Post by danh23 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:48 pm

lucifer wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:15 pm
I have A118c and hardwire kit with piggy-fuse. I want to use rear wiper fuse (found that some of you are using that fuse too), but I have no idea how many amp fuse should I use. Anyone could help please? Thanks.
I'll take a look tomorrow for you and let you know
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