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Old 11-28-2012, 10:47 AM   #115
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Originally Posted by flyboyike View Post
There is something very depressing about a backup camera on a car as small as a Focus. Seems to me that if one's situational awareness is poor enough to need a backup camera on a car of this size, they probably need a FLIR, too.
Hey, FLIR - now THAT'S something to think about. Actually, if you live in town and have a simple driveway and no kids, then I suppose it's just on for giggles. But I live on a ranch with grandkids, dogs, cats, chickens and ducks. Also, my driveway is frequently littered with log splitters, tools, wheel barrows, garden carts, motorcycles, etc, many of which are just below the rear window view and inside what I can see from the side-view mirrors as I back out of the garage - it would be useful, trust me.
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