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Where's a good spot to put my backup camera?

So I've purchased the Pioneer avic-z140bh(for those familiar with it, I'd like any opinions on it). also got the pioneer backup camera to go with it because I've got a taller toolbox with some stuff mounted up top and could use the extra help backing out of parking spaces. I'm going to set up an appointment to have it all installed.

But my question: Does anyone have any experience with a backup camera installation? Anyone have any advice on where or where not to have the actual camera?

Also of note, blue rolled over to 100,000 miles today
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I've seen them sort of built into a license plate frame... not a bad idea if you don't want to go drilling holes anywhere.
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Are you lifted? If so I'd recommend right under the bumper

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not lifted. stock level II height
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I'd probably put it on the back of the truck.
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I'd probably put it on the back of the truck.
ahhh naw...never put it there
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Front grill should be good enough.
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actually what if I picked up the newer tailgate ford oval from an f150? the one with the hole already in it. has anyone ever changed emblems on their tailgates?
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This is where I had mine on my old truck.

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I'd probably put it on the back of the truck.
this is exactly what i was going to say..



anyways. i hate the look of the ones on the license play frames. stick out like a sore thumb. try to hide it. the f-150 oval will be too big. either under the bumper or recessed in on top of the hitch.. on a side note, in my super duty the camera is in the tailgate handle. I think thats probably the best stock location.
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