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lpfan076
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Mar 14, 11:48am - #416256 
Computer mod

http://www.mini-itx.com/projects/bmwpc/

Check this out. He made a mini-computer and put in a touch screen. If you got a touch screen and mounted it, with the right wiring i believe you could have all the monitors in your car display whatever your looking at. You could wire the sound to from your aux port on your head unit for sound. With the right tv tuner in there you could even play your ps2/xbox through the touchscreen/all the monitors with the sound. Now that would look good in my car. Any ideas for a good mounting place?

PS: $1000 -> good mini computer in car (with large hd) -> a lot of room to just about anything.

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hombredelassrtas
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Mar 14, 2:09pm - #416257 
not to shabby. go to mp3car.com or somehting liek that and shows you how to make ur own for cheap

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Mar 14, 7:28pm - #416258 
Nice toys thumbsup Mounting under the glovebox or in the center console (between the front seats) are some ideas.


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Mar 15, 7:29pm - #416259 
put it in the back if you have a custom set up. just make a custom case wit a window cutout out of fiberglass. throw some cold cathodes in there n ur all set.

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Pnoy
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Mar 15, 11:55pm - #416260 
You have a lot of room in the trunk for a server... Why don't you do that? grin Then send a picture to IBM for sponsoship. rofl

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lpfan076
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Mar 16, 9:42am - #416261 
Originally Posted by Pnoy
You have a lot of room in the trunk for a server... Why don't you do that? grin Then send a picture to IBM for sponsoship. rofl


Actually thats not a bad idea. grin haha.

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Mar 16, 9:44am - #416262 
IBM will then call you MOBILE IN DEMAND. rofl or check BestBuy... might make your car an official Geek Squad Mobile. grin

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Mar 16, 9:48am - #416263 
lmao rofl


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Mar 17, 3:52am - #416264 
my boy is putting a "carputer" with a 15inch touchscreen in his dodge ram truck in a month or so.

he's already got the monitor, hdd, ram, but no motherboard yet

i'll keep you guys posted as we get the install done

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Mar 17, 12:43pm - #416265 
thumbsup thumbsup

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