How to install a Dash cam in Most Cars

Sorry about some of the glare and wind noise…

For the last few years I’ve been using various dash cams, I am by no means a professional installer, in this video I will share my tips for install, placement and a few things I picked up along the way. As you can see from some of my footage Dash cams are necessary I hope to only ever need to pull footage of North Jersey Mopar runs and sunsets…
My Car Club http://www.northjerseymopar.com looking for Active Mopar Lovers in Northern NJ.

 

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Raw uncompressed Dash cam footage

You must (Right Click and Save As) Then play using your normal media player Quicktime, VLC Player or Windows Media Player recommended

The 2 videos below are worst case Daytime fopotage, same place and time driving into morning low hanging Sun, the only difference between the 2 is a $6 CPL (ploarizer) filter added to eliminate dash glare.

DAY DRIVING
http://www.workplaydrive.com/dashcam/GRDIAN_NoCPL.MP4 (right click and save)
This is 1920×1080 with the camera as is out of the box, quality is good, but with all dash cams the dashboad glare annoys me. I use the footage for cruising videos and other stuff so I prefer a clean video.

CPL FILTER ADDED
http://www.workplaydrive.com/dashcam/GRDIANCPL.MP4 (right click and save)
This is 1920 x 1080 with a stick on CPL (polarizer) I picked it up from eBay for $6.00 for another camera and it happen to stick on this one as well almost eliminating the glare

2560×1080 FOOTAGE
http://www.workplaydrive.com/dashcam/GRDIAN2560.MP4 (right click and save)
The GRDIAN also has a 2560 x 1080 mode which is really nice, here is the raw footage from a club run.

NIGHT DRIVING
http://www.workplaydrive.com/dashcam/GRDIAN_Night.MP4 (right click and save)
1920 x 1080 Night footage (note, I have tinted headlights and these roads have almost no lighting I need to find some clips on well lit highways.

 

 

 

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