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I used that type rear view mirror/camera in a Cadillac. I liked the camera view during the day, but at night the mirror worked best.
I've got the camera mounted pretty high so it's not too bad, but I definitely know what you mean. Sometimes the headlights behind me wash out the image. Driving in dirty conditions the camera also gets dirty and makes it hard to see. I've been meaning to apply RainX or something to it to help prevent this from happening. Overall I'm very happy with it though.

(Ignore the cable routing, this is right after I picked up the camper)
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Any one here figure out how to stream porn on their back up camera? :ROFLMAO:
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The parts I have and am hoping will work are:

13440111 Onstar call switch (I found the least expensive new in box was actually combined assembly 13422817) so search both part numbers
84719683 Antenna/Camera Assembly (sharkfin)
13536995 Mirror Assembly
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Better option for camera might be the Camaro and Corvette camera which I believe is F Camera 84895800 | TascaParts.com

The shark fin/antenna/camera is fairly large
Just an update. Everything working great, just waiting for a longer video cable. best location was rear portion of cap just above the 3rd brake light. A few notes:

-The mirror connector on my Canyon has the same pin designations as required for the video mirror (just plug it in). Pins 1,2,5,8,9 leave as is. To hook up the remote Onstar switch pull connector pins 3,4,6,7 with wires and transfer to the new 6 pin connector that will mate with remote Onstar switch (you will also need to add a ground to that new connector). If you use the same Onstar switch I used, then the corresponding pin numbers are mirror connector pin 4 goes to Pin 1 location of 6 pin, 2 has no connection, 3 goes to 3, 6 goes to 4, 7 goes to 5, and lastly 6 requires a new ground wire.

-I had to trim the back of the shell on the Onstar switch to fit in the location shown as shown in the photos. For the switch bezel, I cut a section out of the original bezel that contained both the Onstar switch and the airbag indicator and then reshaped it.

-I did not end up using the antenna functions of the "shark fin", so removed those and the associated cables from the housing. I explored just mounting the camera inside the cap with a "porthole", but in the end preferred using the shark fin.

The view is similar to the video mirror on the Yukon or Tahoe/Suburban, whereas the Silverado mirror camera is on the cab so further forward.

Obviously there are lower cost ways to do something similar, and for many the oem conventional mirror is good enough. To me it was worth it though so 'nough said in that regard.

I'll add a photo later of the mirror image on the street, but there are plenty of examples of that on the GM website and youtube.

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Here is a comparison of the oem mirror which is not especially useful with a cap and looking through 3 tinted windows, although better than nothing.

OEM Mirror:
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and the new GM Video Mirror with camera on top of the cap. Like that you can jog the image up and down and zoom as well as adjust brightness.

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So I really like this setup after living with it a while now, so much nicer to have a functional inside rearview mirror and the image quality is exceptional. I also purchased a Corvette C8 Mirror Camera to mount on my trailer. Just using the Camera portion with a custom mount as the assembly itself doesn't really work for this application. Part number 84609010



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Great discovery is that I can use this video mirror with my trailer. I have really liked this setup so far, as combined with my side mirrors it completely eliminates any blind spots. Happy to discover today that adding 32 feet of cable does not noticeably degrade the video signal, so I will be mounting a GM sourced camera up in the old wireless camera housing at the back of my travel trailer.

The wireless Voyager camera and display that came with my trailer is not inexpensive, but the image quality is pretty poor and the video feed is laggy. This GM camera mirror setup will be way better, as well as not having to deal with a clunky temporary dash mount display of the Voyager.
 
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