Check out my carputer.

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  1. nappyjim

    nappyjim New Member

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    Whats up guys. Not sure if I should post this here or in the computer section, so Im just posting it in both. :)

    I know the screen install is a little iffy, but I have no bondo skills and this thing only costs me 20 dollars and took 20 minutes of my time.

    I basically have everything running now, Im just waiting on a reasonably priced OBD2 product with some good software so I can really see what my car is doing at all times.

    Heres what it currently can do:
    Play any type music file
    Play movies
    Play music videos
    Connect to any unsecured wireless network
    Backup camera
    Voice activation
    GPS Navigation with voice prompts
    Play standard fm/am radio

    Things Im working on:
    Playing XM radio
    OBD2 Diagnostics

    Hope you like it. Could you please post your pin on my map if you have the time, thanks!
    http://home.comcast.net/~7291834avi/carputer/carputer.html
     
  2. pharcyde183

    pharcyde183 Nissan by nature

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    that's about the most ghetto carputer install i have seen in my entire life... but it's still hot
     
  3. nappyjim

    nappyjim New Member

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    besides the screen which i'll give you, whats so ghetto about it? I mean all the wires you see in the pictures are hidden. Im just showing them to give the viewer an idea how its wired. And the computer doesnt have a top because of heating issues.
     
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  4. veonake

    veonake OnT poster, OT lurker

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    I'm confused as well as why he called it ghetto.
     
  5. chandojmc

    chandojmc New Member

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    Thats so sweet. I bet your next mod on it would be to go with a touchscreen? That would be ultimate...
     
  6. nappyjim

    nappyjim New Member

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    ok, im glad i wasnt the only one confused as to what made it so ghetto, lol. If you wanna see ghetto, Ill show you some pics of installs Ive seen.

    And Chandojmc, it is a touchscreen. :)
     
  7. nobusiness

    nobusiness New Member

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    yea, thats pretty sweet

    total price?
     
  8. nappyjim

    nappyjim New Member

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    with all the addons, close to 1400. For just the computer and touchscreen your lookin at 900 if you build yourself.

    Slower computer and non-touchscreen you can have for around 600.
     
  9. millero

    millero Aluminum Member

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    the PC doesnt get too hot?
     
  10. nappyjim

    nappyjim New Member

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    no hotter than your noraml desktop running a graphics intense game
     
  11. ledzep73

    ledzep73 New Member

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    Man, I might have to get one of thoose, once I have a differnt car. I hate the car I am in now, and I am halfway tempted to sell the stereo in it, and shoot the damn thing. I actually walked to work over driving because I hate that car so much.
     
  12. veonake

    veonake OnT poster, OT lurker

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    what car
     

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