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      11-10-2021, 04:01 PM   #1
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Hi! I'm looking for front camera ideas for my 2016 M235i. I can use anything with an RCA connector with my carplay MMI box. problem is I have a custom license plate mount in front of the lower (intercooler) grill. there used to be aliexpress camera that snapped into the upper grill slats, but it is no longer avaiable.

I mainly want to look downward to avoid curbing the front lip. best idea I have not is a licenes-plate-frame mounted one.

anybody do anything clever in this front camera on F22/F23] regard?

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      11-15-2021, 06:48 PM   #2
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Front cam

I have an MMI box, so my front cam is perfect for protecting the low M235i front.

Cam is now mounted on the fender underside above the lower grill. Before moving to FL (no front plates) I had one zip tied to the lower grill hex mesh, hidden by my plate. Both angled down to see just the edge of my car as it approaches the curb.

Will try to take pics tomorrow.
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      11-16-2021, 08:22 AM   #3
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I have an MMI box, so my front cam is perfect for protecting the low M235i front.

Cam is now mounted on the fender underside above the lower grill. Before moving to FL (no front plates) I had one zip tied to the lower grill hex mesh, hidden by my plate. Both angled down to see just the edge of my car as it approaches the curb.

Will try to take pics tomorrow.
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Will try to take pics tomorrow.
Looking forward to seeing what you did.
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      11-18-2021, 12:02 PM   #4
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I've been using this MMI for a few years now!

https://www.kiesmotorsports.com/prod...15468557107315
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      11-22-2021, 03:48 AM   #5
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This is how / where I installed mine. It is aimed down so I can see the front splitter when parking near curbs.

It is not visible when standing in front of the car.
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      11-23-2021, 11:13 AM   #6
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I always reverse my car into parking spots
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      11-25-2021, 03:32 PM   #7
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Front cam pic. I installed as my wife took a chunk off of my lower lip. Passenger side in pic.
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Out of the loop, what is the purpose of the front cam? I must be old.
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