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  • 99 Maxima install

    OMFG was it a pain!

    First off one of the screws holding the center console decided to go AWOL; thank God my dad keeps lots of random screws and one fit in...

    Next - ******* lilliput ****ed up their wiring; they labeled the 12V line as ground, and ground as 12V. So when we connected the screen as per instructions; the cap in the power filter burst; we quickly found the shens, redid the wires and amazingly enough the filter worked and all is well. I am freakin stoked - I still need to reconfigure the sound since it sounds sorta iffy for me; but some initial tinkering seemed to make it work fine. GPS works; OBD2 needs to be set up properly - but most importantly - everything is working!!!!

    Pix:

    Crappy wiring... yeah....


    Distribution block in action!


    Everything tucked in and arranged!


    How the center console looked before:


    Vents and shifter knob off! Was easy to take off:


    Enter center console off - quite a mess:


    My friend Chris like sot get jiggy with the console ^_^


    All cleaned up and nice ^_^


    The new look of the center console:


    Centrafuse front end:


    Awesomeness:



    That's pretty much! Fire away your questions!

  • #2
    Looks good man. Did that just fit a factory hole or did you have to do some cutting.
    Mike M
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    • #3
      Originally posted by mwmcginn View Post
      Looks good man. Did that just fit a factory hole or did you have to do some cutting.
      Straight drop in. The metal brace that hold the deck and the cubbys is a perfect fit

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      • #4
        Nice

        Nice install!!

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        • #5
          Thanks

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          • #6
            How did you get Centrafuse to display ur local map

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            • #7
              How did you get iguidance to work with centrafuge?

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              • #8
                If you guys read the Centrafuse forum, there is a plugin floating around that integrates iGuidance 3.0 into Centrafuse.

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                • #9
                  nice work man kinda reminds me of my maxima install.
                  Car: Nissan Maxima 1997 5-SPD
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                  • #10
                    hey i really like the setup. this is my first post. i have a 97 maxima and i want to do something very similar. did you use the lilliput screen that was already in a double-din housing?

                    if not, then how did you actually secure the screen?

                    i am kind of in a dilemma. i want to put this in my maxima now, but i am probably going to get a new car in about a year (an acura TL). everyone that has made a carPC in a TL has mainly used the xenarc screen. so... would the xenarc screen also fit in the maxima (with minimal modification... so that i can put it back to how it is now before i sell the car)?

                    any help would be appreciated. thanks!

                    shawn

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                    • #11
                      sweet install guessing its a 7inch right... My cuz did the same thing... I beleive u really need to custom fab. to get the screen to fit... Nice job bro

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                      • #12
                        Nice Job , How did you increase the size of the font in iGuidance , Yours looks so much bolder

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                        • #13
                          Can you post the model of your lilliput model and confirm wether nor not the lcd was custom finish or did it fit perfectly in the factory bezel.

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                          • #14
                            how much did this cost you to do?

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                            • #15
                              nice install, does your sub float around in your trunk, or is it secured somehow? Looks a little out of place where it is. Good job!
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