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Has anybody purchased the optional two cameras for towing? I'm thinking of pulling the trigger and getting them, since our trucks are already set up for them.
 

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Has anybody purchased the optional two cameras for towing? I'm thinking of pulling the trigger and getting them, since our trucks are already set up for them.
Check with Crutchfield and talk to one of their sales techs to see if they have an aftermarket alternative. They include OEM harnesses and have great product support
 

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I am currently working with a dealer on a purchase of a 2020 and that will be the first accessory I purchase. I'm sure somebody will post sooner, but if not I will let you know when I have them.
 

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Diesail, what kind of trailer you got?
 

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Diesail, what kind of trailer you got?
I tow a 30 foot boat, the total length of the trailer is about 40 feet. I am wondering how I am going to attach the camera to the back of the trailer. I am figuring that it will have to mount on a pole on the transom in some way and that the lower part of the outboards will be visible. Gonna be interesting.
 

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I think my decision will be how long the cable is. My 5th wheel is almost 39'. I was hoping to use the factory camera, vs. the Furion system my trailer came pre-wired for. That means another monitor inside my truck, I really love the factory cameras on the my truck, they offer a great picture.
 

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I think my decision will be how long the cable is. My 5th wheel is almost 39'. I was hoping to use the factory camera, vs. the Furion system my trailer came pre-wired for. That means another monitor inside my truck, I really love the factory cameras on the my truck, they offer a great picture.
I have looked at the connector on the factory system, it appears to be just a standard coax cable of sorts. It wouldn't take much to extend it from what I can see.
 

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I have looked at the connector on the factory system, it appears to be just a standard coax cable of sorts. It wouldn't take much to extend it from what I can see.
I went to the dealership where I bought my truck and found out the cable for the trailer cameras is 60' in length. I went ahead and ordered them, which are on back order.
 
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IIRC, I thought I remembered the maximum trailer length being stated as 38’. Maybe I’m thinking of something else, but that comes to mind.
 

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BanksLB7Duramax, I read that too, but decided to pull a lever and try it out, especially if it comes with 60' of cable. If for some reason it comes up short, I will return it. I just didn't want to put another monitor and a separate camera on my trailer. The factory cameras on the new truck work so nice.
 

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I picked up 'intellihaul' by echomaster (?) thru fleabay, which is the same as GM and was even in a GM logo'd box.
Have not towed yet 39' 5'er but all components were factory fit and used stock wiring. I was skeered to tear apart my new truck so the dealer did the install for me (a few hundred bucks).
Side view works with turn signal, while the rear (in or on back of trlr) is wireless. There is a write up here from HDrolling
 

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Old post but, I have finally gotten around to towing and writing observations.
Side mirror cams are great (for me) Rear view cam has a couple of things i'd rethink:
1) field of view is such that at 12; high, I can see about 20' back. I have to decide to adjust for rear view at highway speeds or, tucked in tight to trlr for close quarters/backing up.
2) GM overrides the trlr cam with the tailgate when going into reverse. This sucks as that is when I really wanted to see behind me. This brings up my other gripe, our trucks are smart enough to sense a trlr is connected yet still alert you something is behind the truck when backing while towing. Yeah, I know we can turn this function off but, shouldn't have to imo.
 
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