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post #1 of 10 Old 03-22-2011, 08:38 AM Thread Starter
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Parking Sensors for the front bumper??

Ok, it would really be great if I had these sensors in the front bumper also. Parking at Kroger can be tough when the lot is full. I usually try to park away from everyone but sometimes its unavoidable and wish I had the sensors to tell me how close I can get. Anybody know of a way to do this?



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Back in, problem solved plus easier to get out.

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Ok, it would really be great if I had these sensors in the front bumper also. Parking at Kroger can be tough when the lot is full. I usually try to park away from everyone but sometimes its unavoidable and wish I had the sensors to tell me how close I can get. Anybody know of a way to do this?
Actually a good thought. Probably need a wiring diagram for those sensors. So, this is a bump!
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Well, first search, you would need to put them on a switch for power while going forward. Since they currently come on in "reverse". Would you want them on constantly? Interesting conundrum.
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Yeah, I was thinking the front system could just connect to an aux switch. I'm pretty good at backing up but that's not always an option so sensors upfront would be great.



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Wow! Great idea. I personally don't park near other vehicles with the truck, but this would be a good idea for those that do. Good luck with it.

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I have the same problem with a lifted truck. Think I'm close, only to get out and find I have a few left! I plan to put a forward facing camera pointing down. It will be switched on with one of the aux switches.
Just have to work on a mounting location.
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What kind of display will you use?



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I'm getting a Pioneer AVIC. I think I can use that to display both front & rear cameras (one at a time). I previously used a cheap wireless stand alone system that worked great until the plastic camera broke.
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Sounds nice, do you mind if I ask where the cameras come from?



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