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PS1 Location #69612 Dec 18, 2:37am Dec 18, 2:37am
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PS1 Location
I just got a little PS1 that I want to put in my car. What's a good location for this? I think it has to be on a flat surface to work well. I dunno about the glove box but there's almost room in the cubby hole on the center console. Any thoughts/suggestions?

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Re: PS1 Location [Re: Stephen] #69613 Dec 18, 2:45am Dec 18, 2:45am
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I ran my wires all nice to under my passenger seat, it fits perrrrrrrfect there... thumbsup


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Re: PS1 Location [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #69614 Dec 18, 11:55pm Dec 18, 11:55pm
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Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
I ran my wires all nice to under my passenger seat, it fits perrrrrrrfect there... thumbsup

And...How often do you play in the car... bs

Re: PS1 Location [Re: Stephen] #69615 Dec 19, 12:02am Dec 19, 12:02am
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i would put either ps2, or xbox, ps1 is kinda old


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Re: PS1 Location [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #69616 Dec 19, 2:44am Dec 19, 2:44am
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Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
I ran my wires all nice to under my passenger seat, it fits perrrrrrrfect there... thumbsup

And...How often do you play in the car... bs


why r you calling BS... do you want a pic.. I dont get u.. why would you call BS .. Why does it sound so impossible to you.. I would say I fire it up atleast once a week, specially when my friends r in my car on the way or commin home from clubs, or when im killing time... only thing BS here is you calling BS on sommin you dont know... wtf



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Re: PS1 Location [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #69617 Dec 19, 4:29am Dec 19, 4:29am
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Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
I ran my wires all nice to under my passenger seat, it fits perrrrrrrfect there... thumbsup

And...How often do you play in the car... bs

why r you calling BS... do you want a pic.. I dont get u.. why would you call BS .. Why does it sound so impossible to you.. I would say I fire it up atleast once a week, specially when my friends r in my car on the way or commin home from clubs, or when im killing time... only thing BS here is you calling BS on sommin you dont know... wtf

Let him go, it's all good! thumbsup

Re: PS1 Location [Re: Stephen] #69618 Dec 19, 11:04am Dec 19, 11:04am
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I'm getting a PS2 for Christmas but I don't want to put that in the car until summer so I'm gonna toss the PS1 in for now, then the wiring will be all set up anyways.

Why would someone not want to have a little gaming in the car? confused It's cool as shit and gives you something to do when you get somewhere early or get stuck in traffic! thumbsup

Re: PS1 Location [Re: Stephen] #69619 Dec 19, 11:32am Dec 19, 11:32am
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Originally Posted by Stephen
I'm getting a PS2 for Christmas but I don't want to put that in the car until summer so I'm gonna toss the PS1 in for now, then the wiring will be all set up anyways.

Why would someone not want to have a little gaming in the car? confused It's cool as shit and gives you something to do when you get somewhere early or get stuck in traffic! thumbsup


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Re: PS1 Location [Re: element_celica] #69620 Dec 19, 11:42am Dec 19, 11:42am
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Originally Posted by element_celica
Originally Posted by Stephen
I'm getting a PS2 for Christmas but I don't want to put that in the car until summer so I'm gonna toss the PS1 in for now, then the wiring will be all set up anyways.

Why would someone not want to have a little gaming in the car? confused It's cool as shit and gives you something to do when you get somewhere early or get stuck in traffic! thumbsup


or... as in f&f
playing before a big race grin


ahaha, yeah. You woulda thought a 'great street racer' that guy was he woulda known to turn LEFT when the track went left...instead of RIGHT into a wall... confused

Re: PS1 Location [Re: LostAngel] #69621 Dec 19, 11:49am Dec 19, 11:49am
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the PS2 fits PERFECTLY where the glove box is thumbsup if you take the glove box out it slides right between the back and the clip thumbsup

Re: PS1 Location [Re: spaztikid] #69622 Dec 19, 11:53am Dec 19, 11:53am
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Originally Posted by spaztikid
the PS2 fits PERFECTLY where the glove box is thumbsup if you take the glove box out it slides right between the back and the clip thumbsup

any pix?

Re: PS1 Location [Re: Stephen] #69623 Dec 19, 12:00pm Dec 19, 12:00pm
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Yah, any pics? If anyone wants to see a huge ass glove box, check out the new Mazda 3. There's room for an XBox and a 12 pack of beer in that thing!

Re: PS1 Location [Re: Stephen] #69624 Dec 19, 6:49pm Dec 19, 6:49pm

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i have my PS2 under the glove compartment...its held there my "L" mounting brackets

Re: PS1 Location [Re: Stephen] #69625 Dec 19, 7:36pm Dec 19, 7:36pm
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I think under the passanger seat is good.


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Re: PS1 Location [Re: MxReb0] #69626 Dec 19, 7:49pm Dec 19, 7:49pm
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mine is just sitting on the rear passenger seat with a black towel over the whole thing... the PSX fit perfectly back there and I don't really have to worry about joystick cords all over the place - just put them back on top of the PSX when I'm down and then re-cover everything with the towel again thumbsup

The electricity is coming from an inverter stored under the passenger seat and everything is hard-wired down the passenger edge of the rear seat, under the rear floor mat and up through to the center console where the red seat-belt fastener is located (so basically, everything is hidden grin)

keeping on the backseat is great because I can take it out of the car any time... for $10, I picked up a second set of cables from the video-game store.. and I can just unplug the PSX from the car and plug it back in at my house if I wanna play some game or whatever during half-time of the game or when friends are over thumbsup

And no room is lost with this setup, because if friends want to sit in the back, I just unhook the PSX and toss it into the trunk - seating is instantly restored spineyes


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Re: PS1 Location [Re: isaac] #69627 Dec 20, 5:05pm Dec 20, 5:05pm

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Originally Posted by isaac
mine is just sitting on the rear passenger seat with a black towel over the whole thing... the PSX fit perfectly back there and I don't really have to worry about joystick cords all over the place - just put them back on top of the PSX when I'm down and then re-cover everything with the towel again thumbsup

The electricity is coming from an inverter stored under the passenger seat and everything is hard-wired down the passenger edge of the rear seat, under the rear floor mat and up through to the center console where the red seat-belt fastener is located (so basically, everything is hidden grin)

keeping on the backseat is great because I can take it out of the car any time... for $10, I picked up a second set of cables from the video-game store.. and I can just unplug the PSX from the car and plug it back in at my house if I wanna play some game or whatever during half-time of the game or when friends are over thumbsup

And no room is lost with this setup, because if friends want to sit in the back, I just unhook the PSX and toss it into the trunk - seating is instantly restored spineyes

hey Isaac did you hard-wire your inverter? how did you do it? I need my cig lighter for other things and I wanna hard-wire the inverter...would I hard-wire it like an interior neon? my inverters under the passenger seat too

Re: PS1 Location #69628 Dec 20, 6:10pm Dec 20, 6:10pm
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my friend did a neat conversion in his celica for his x-box. he completely took the x-box apart and took the main components and put them into a mount in the glove box, cut a spot for the cd drawer in the front of the glovebox itself, then made a custom run tube from the far right air vent so that when he turns on his AC, he can use that as the cooling fan instead of the one that came w/ the x-box. it works awesome! and it looks good too!

Re: PS1 Location [Re: hkysk8r86] #69629 Dec 20, 11:00pm Dec 20, 11:00pm
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what did you do for sound? did you add an fm modulator so it can go through the speakers! im goin to do that as soon as i get my screen. also...does anybody know of a great place to get a 7inch screen. one more thing...when getting a screen do you need to have certain inputs? any reply is appreciated! thanks

Re: PS1 Location [Re: Stephen] #69630 Dec 21, 6:35pm Dec 21, 6:35pm
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Darkside, do you have an amp installed already?

Does your inverter have posts or cig lighter adapter only?

If you have posts, you can use a distribution block and run some nice 8 gauge to your inverter tongue

That's what I did, wasn't getting enough juice to the trunk with mere primary wire.

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