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      02-24-2011, 01:54 PM   #1
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Backup Camera - INSTALLED

Hey guys, just wanted to let you know that I found an installer for backup camera at a place called AVSound Design in Sterling. Did a first rate job and I had both the back and front cam installed, pretty cool!
I'll post some pics if you like.
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Hey guys, just wanted to let you know that I found an installer for backup camera at a place called AVSound Design in Sterling. Did a first rate job and I had both the back and front cam installed, pretty cool!
I'll post some pics if you like.

Yea please!!
I wanna come see it in person!
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Yea please!!
I wanna come see it in person!
Sure thing bro, whenever it's good for you.
I ended up not installing the DVD player and didn't have them enable the rear cam while driving.
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I am very interested too. Do you have pics? how much did it cost? Parts + installation
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I am very interested too. Do you have pics? how much did it cost? Parts + installation
Here is the breakdown, I'll have to take some pictures over the weekend and post them but you can checkout the vids here from the seller. I have to admit I like it!

http://modmynav.com/gallery.html

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1.Interface + back up camera kit for 2011 M3 is $495.00
2.Front camera : $159.99
3. Enable rear view while driving : $7.99
4. DVD player : $199.99
5. Video playback with audio through speakers : $7.99

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Now I did not install the DVD player but I did buy it. I also didn't enable the option 3.
The shop that installed my parts is called AV Sound Design and they gentleman's name is Ken and they were great. It took a full day worth of work but I think it was worth it.
1. Front Camera install $350
2. Rear Camera install $500

Hope this helps. You are more than welcome to come see it.
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Yea please!!
I wanna come see it in person!
I will PM you my number, call me when you want to come.
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I will PM you my number, call me when you want to come.
If possible, i would like to see that in person too. I have the rear PDC so i probably wouldnt use the rear camera but i need the front cam not to scratch the bumper while parking. I hate the cement bars on the floor at the end of in parking spots which is to prevent you from driving into the wall. i wonder if the camera can see very close to the bottom lip that i can see that bar and not hit it.
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If possible, i would like to see that in person too. I have the rear PDC so i probably wouldnt use the rear camera but i need the front cam not to scratch the bumper while parking. I hate the cement bars on the floor at the end of in parking spots which is to prevent you from driving into the wall. i wonder if the camera can see very close to the bottom lip that i can see that bar and not hit it.
No worries man. I'll send you my number. Baari is coming to see it this weekend maybe we can do a mini meet!
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No worries man. I'll send you my number. Baari is coming to see it this weekend maybe we can do a mini meet!
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Hey man - i went ot AV Sound Design today and spoke to Ken regarding the Backup Camera install - i'm getting a 335is next week (arrives in baltimore sunday night)

Anyway coming from a Lexus IS w Rev Camera so thinking about pulling the trigger on this - any feedback/issues since the install? Also Ken was quoting me $800 for just the rear camera install which i thought was a bit high - esp since you said he only charged you $500 for it.

Anyway - any feedback would be appreciated.

Thanks
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