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  • Time for me to show off -- my carputer is shown on official Subaru website :)

    I guess it's time for me to show off, I don't it often but here we go -- some video footage about my carputer is shown on one of the official Subaru of North American promo websites. A company hired by Subaru of North America filmed evens that were taking place at Team O'Neil Rally School. It was about two winners of SubaruShakedown.com game, one of whom happened to be me.

    So part of the filming was filming my carputer. I never really expected Subaru of North America approving it to go live on that website but I guess they did like it. So now it's live on one of official Subaru Promo Websites.

    Check it out:

    www.imprezashakedown.com

    - Once on this website, "WATCH THE ACTION" in lower right.
    - Then click "MEET THE SHAKE DOWN CHAMPIONS".

    That's where you see "Tour Vlad's tricked out Subaru WRX".

    Comments are welcome. I know my setup is not complete by any means. + Ghetto straps that hold pc case on the arm rest. But like I said in the interview, this is the project that never stops.

    Hope this will be another encouragement for those who just lurk to finally start their project off the ground!
    f1vlad.com/subaru/sparow
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    Sweet straps!!!

    very cool. perfect line in the end as you're driving away "project that never stops"

    way to go.
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    • #3
      Nice video.

      But more importantly MY COMBINED CLOCK, SPEEDO & COMPASS flash object is famous !!!!!!!!

      Have a look at my web site f1vlad for an idea of how i have mounted my CarPC to my Impreza (www.wrx-carpc.co.uk) Its under the photo section. I have to take a few more photos as the panel is now covered in the same material as the boot cloth and has the PC, power supply, USB hub etc all mounted to it. Looks very nice if i do say so myself !!!

      Regards,

      Steve
      UK Subaru WRX CarPC
      System - Epia SP13000 for Main PC, Holux GR-213 USB GPS Receiver SiRF Star III, 2.4Ghz Uplink with VNC and Custom designed USB Intelligent SDC (In DEV). All fed to a Sony CDX-F7500 Headunit via USB. www.wrx-carpc.co.uk

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      • #4
        Your "crazy wiring" is now world-famous!

        Very cool!
        Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
        How about the Wiki?



        Under normal circumstances, a signature would go here.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Tissy View Post
          But more importantly MY COMBINED CLOCK, SPEEDO & COMPASS flash object is famous !!!!!!!!
          Steve
          UK Subaru WRX CarPC
          Yeah mate promoting your flash object glad you liked it! I love changes on your website. I am going to add your site to links, definitely a great resource your website is!



          Originally posted by DarquePervert View Post
          Your "crazy wiring" is now world-famous!

          Very cool!
          Well at least it's not that bad. I believe everything's properly wired. But since I am still in developing phase I don't want to hide it too deep as of yet.



          Originally posted by legacy05gt View Post
          Sweet straps!!!

          very cool. perfect line in the end as you're driving away "project that never stops"

          way to go.
          Yes that's basically the theme a project that never stops, I kinda like it because it means it never grows old, you enjou every bit of it, every bit of constant developement.
          f1vlad.com/subaru/sparow
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          • #6
            looks awesome! what is that front end you're using?

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            • #7
              Dude, that is great!!!

              You now have bragging rights for life my friend.... Well done
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              Everything is in the car and working.
              I painted the cilpboard mount and it looks good.
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              • #8
                Originally posted by Charlie97L View Post
                looks awesome! what is that front end you're using?
                That's a regular Road Runner with BMV skin, in the centre it's a clock flash module made by Tissy @ mp3car.com.



                Originally posted by we87 View Post
                Dude, that is great!!!

                You now have bragging rights for life my friend.... Well done

                thanks, yeah it gives me those rights for sure!
                f1vlad.com/subaru/sparow
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