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    Dash cam advice

    Hi, could I ask you lads and lassies if anyone has fitted a front and rear dash cam to your sport brake. I am looking to have one fitted but am not sure which one to get. I have been advised to have it"hard wired" so would be grateful for any input - which one to get etc.
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    Hi there, myself and a few others have opted for the Nextbase range of dashcams which get great reviews

    I have 2, one mounted on the front and a separate one for the back, but you can get one that does both I believe. Mine is also hard wired in and starts automatically when the car is started and turns off when the car is shut down.

    Funnily enough, although it doesn't look like you need to be convinced I had an issues yesterday where it would have paid for itself on just that occasion, see here....

    http://www.jaguarforum.com/showthread.php?t=102660

    Hope it helps
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    MY2009 ( 58 ) X type 2.2d Sport Premium, Heated seats, Front & Rear park assist, Sat Nav, 18" Proteus alloys, tinted rear windows, Heko wind deflectors

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    Thank you Jim and I am pleased you suffered no damage. Will see if Nextbase have what I want. Cheers Terry
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    Quote Originally Posted by eltel1947 View Post
    Thank you Jim and I am pleased you suffered no damage. Will see if Nextbase have what I want. Cheers Terry
    No probs mate, here's links to a few threads below that you might find interesting ad may help you.....

    http://www.jaguarforum.com/showthrea...hlight=dashcam

    http://www.jaguarforum.com/showthrea...hlight=dashcam

    http://www.jaguarforum.com/showthrea...hlight=dashcam

    Hope it helps, good luck whichever way you decide to go Terry

    Jim
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    MY2009 ( 58 ) X type 2.2d Sport Premium, Heated seats, Front & Rear park assist, Sat Nav, 18" Proteus alloys, tinted rear windows, Heko wind deflectors

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    I've been using the Garmin 55 after having 2 Nextbase dash cams fail on me over a 2 year period. Worth having a look as it is very small has great vid quality and gives you speed cam warnings + voice control that works well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maca4 View Post
    I've been using the Garmin 55 after having 2 Nextbase dash cams fail on me over a 2 year period. Worth having a look as it is very small has great vid quality and gives you speed cam warnings + voice control that works well.
    Thanks Maca4 - just ordered one.
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