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Dodge Nitro: Front & Rear Camera Install With V5 Lockpick

Dodge Nitro: Front & Rear Camera Install With V5 Lockpick
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Shortly after I picked up my special ordered Nitro R/T back in July 2007 I saw that the soon to be released 2008 Nitro had rear backup sensors. MOPAR offered an aftermarket kit to install these sensors Part number: 82208246AE but doubt it is even available now-a-days.

Never got around purchasing or installing any sensors and doubted if I could hear the warning anyway being so far away in the left rear upper tail gate panel on some kits.

Just this year I saw a STUDY

"Backup cameras reduced the blind zone by about 90 percent on average. Parking sensors, which use ultrasonic sound waves or radar to detect objects around the vehicle, also reduced blind zones, but not as much. In the eight vehicles that had both technologies, the parking sensors had a small added benefit of 2-3 percentage points beyond the reductions provided by the cameras alone."

It got me planning to install a backup camera using MYGIG FIM LOCKPICK V.5 Lockpick . After reading that it also offered easy Front Camera installs too, I started reviewing what the best cameras to install on my Nitro were.

Since most Nitro owners may already have factory installed backup sensors you might find adding additional protection and safety by installing cameras as I have. Below are Several LINKS to how I equipped my vehicle with front and rear cameras using Lockpick that hopefully may be of some help if you plan to add to your Nitro also?

Other Links that you might want to visit too:

How to install front and rear Nitro license plates

How to install a rear back-up camera on a Nitro

How to install a front view camera on a Nitro

How to install MYGIG Lockpick V.5 on a Nitro


Nitro Year: 2007 (1 of 91,815 sold in 07)
Nitro Model: R/T 4X4 Stone White
CAT-BACK Exhaust, CAI, Projector Head Lamps
Fully-Equipped w/all factory options
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