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  • Sugestions wanted for a Noobie with a chevy silverado 2008

    I have not built a car computer since 1999; I had an old 386 desktop with a programmable keypad to play my mp3 collection. I had several problems, went through 3 batteries, finally after 2 years I got a MP3 head unit and ditched the 386.

    I decided to look at building a CarPC when I noticed all the gadgets I have hanging on my windshield: a GPS, Sirius Radio Receiver, Bluetooth Cell phone adaptor. I looked at a Pre-built system and decided that it took all of the fun out of it. But the technology has changed, so I am back to noobie status. Having said that, I have been working with and building computers for 15 years and have a general idea of what I want to build.

    The system should contain at a minimum:
    • GPS
    • Sirius
    • Backup Camera
    • DVD Movie playback
    • Bluetooth for hands free phone.
    • Touch Screen for user interface

    Future Options
    • More cameras to catch the wonderful driving around me 
    • ODBII to talk to my car.
    • Backup sensors to gauge distance to that wall, (Crunch).
    • Rear screens for passenger enjoyment.
    • Better sound equipment, amps, speakers, ect.

    I am sure that as I get into this I will find more options that I cannot do without

    My question, has anyone installed a CarPC in a 2008 Chevy Silverado? And if so what hints/suggestions do you have for me? Also is my wish list unreasonable?

    Thank You
    The Doc.
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