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GX Camera quality vs $27k Chevy camera quality

 
Old 02-16-19, 10:12 AM
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LOL excitebike!
so just a new part number will cost $10,000. this includes all the drawing updates, system changes, supply chain integration, etc.
then have to qual test it, theres another $50,000. stuff like mil-std-810
then durability testing, another $25,000

thats all on top of a redesign effort, including design reviews with a room full of engineers/managers.
then change the kanban tags, and track old vs new inventory.
then update the repair manuals, software, drawings, etc.

theres a lot more, but you get the idea
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Old 02-16-19, 12:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Frankjaiv View Post
INSERT ANY CAR MANUFACTURER NAME HERE -are really into max profit/$ investment company.

While true, Lexus take it to a whole new level of crazy. Same cruise control lever for 2 decades, similarly other components exist. Only now with the intro of the Toyota Generation Next Architecture have we finally see them move to newer components, and even then no HD camera.
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Old 02-17-19, 10:04 AM
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Originally Posted by konc3pt View Post
agree that the camera is horrible, wonder if it can be upgraded with aftermarket and if it would make any difference
+1 Would a better camera provide any better picture? Or are we really limitied by the in-dash headunit (not the camera)?
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Old 02-17-19, 11:24 AM
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+1 Would a better camera provide any better picture? Or are we really limitied by the in-dash headunit (not the camera)?
screen quality is decent, it looks HD (it's 480p) when playing DVDs in comparison to camera picture quality, this makes me wonder if one soldered in aftermarket camera would alleviate the problem
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