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FINALLY GOT MYSELF A VOLT. NEED HELP

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finally picked up a white 2013 with 30K on it for a price i was happy with. i had been looking for one for about a year that had the features i wanted and im glad i finally got what i wanted aside from the exterior color which i will be fixing come nicer weather with a forum post.


i need your help though...and its with the backup camera. the ultra wide angle is GREAT...you can nearly see sideways too with it. but the quality is beyond awful. its slightly blurry it has chromatic aberrations it does not seem to read mid tones well at all and at night it is damn near useless. i backed up to a black car that was maybe 5 feet away and all you could see was the slight reflection in the headlight reflectors from the backup lamp.

so heres my question.

do any of you know if the 2014 / 2015 or maybe the 2011/2012 had better backup cameras? I read some had lines...then they were removed....then they were brought back, some even report bendy lines...

i want to replace this factory camera but prefer a direct fit OEM one than to splice and test wires. can you folks help me out? does someone make an improved aftermarket OEM style camera for these? im looking for plug and play stuff...lines not necessary but nice to have.

thanks in advance
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one thing to notice on any vehicle with a backup camera to note:
when it rains,and you have road spray,you get a little around the backup camera,and when you backup, it is interesting what you can see while backingup
this only happens when you get road spray off the road when you have a rain shower
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