I have enuf homework of my own, brotha!
Don't forget the fun side;
>cd's ripped at very high rate = great quality sound
>sitting in car in interesting locations for hours, talking to folks internationally
>playing GPS hide and seek
>escaping from wifey while laying back with tunes on...nice!
>connecting vid cam to record trips, especially thru scenic areas (cam on roof is fun)
>the challenge of planning, executing, and (eternally) improving install!!