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    Who am I? HiJackZX1's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by DarquePervert View Post
    If that's the case, then fashion a car out of a cardboard box.
    That's probably going to make for the easiest installation, although I doubt it would do well in any crash testing.

    Here's another idea for you:
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    WORKKKKKKKK! That is hot! Is that a 2014 model?
    Nirwana Project, the Android/Win 7 hybrid system!

    1X Ainol Novo Flame Tab
    4X MK808b
    3x Perixx Touchpads
    3x 7 inch Screens
    1X 7 inch motorized Screen
    1x Win 7 PC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enforcer View Post
    That's Geoff from Top Gear
    aka the Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust. or Hammerhead-i Eagle Thrust, depending on what point of the episode you're watching.
    Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
    How about the Wiki?

    Under normal circumstances, a signature would go here.

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    Mod - all of it. SapporoGuy's Avatar
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    The Firebird III with the gasoline turbine engine!

    I don't know about acoustics but my legacy 2002 sedan has a 3 din space

    While my grand cherokee 2000 has a 1.5 din so ... It sucks for head unit space!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HiJackZX1 View Post
    LOL, it really all depends on what you want in a Car PC. Originally I bought my car to haul the pups around. I have now turned it into a 6 passenger entertainment system. My truck was originally single din. Nexon made it double din. You can take practically any car and make it into what you want. Yu just have to have imagination, know how, and money.
    My main concern is the display; The rest is pretty much the same for all cars so.....

    Right now Im looking at a 2005 RENAULT Megane SEDAN LUXE DYNAMIQUE

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    A Renault Migraine? It gets that name for a reason!

    A mate's recent email included...
    ... not about the French build quality.
    Please note in the real world PSA (Peugeot and Citroen) is going the way of Saab and British Leyland).
    Have those morons never realised why you can't get French or Italian cars in the US apart from specialist and the Fiat 500 (which won't last, already quality issues).
    Yet the Mini sells and sells over there.
    I think the attached picture tells the whole story, read the part under "Snap-Off".
    Remember we call French cars "CRAP".... Citroen Renault and Peugeot.
    And his pic...
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    (Is that rego-plate KAOS AWD? LOL!)

    Though his comments may seem mechanical, he is a major and esteemed contributor to another car electrical forum and he has often commented similarly on their electrics, in fact - many Euro car electrics.

    I too have been amazed at the electrics in recent French (and similar) cars I have seen at wreckers (aka auto salvage yards). I sill see the odd ceramic fuse (Alfa), but even MAXI fuses are not uncommon (Lemons & Pugs). But then again, I am used to Jap cars.

    Though this reply is somewhat more of a dig, it suggests consideration of the vehicle's electrics. How easy is it to intercept or add to?
    And if you want a dual battery (which is common for PCs etc) or need to upgrade the alternator (though that's more for big audio etc, not PCs)...

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    Well thats over.

    Im getting a Opel Vectra 2003.....

    Double DIN so ready for touchscreens basically. I wont start the project yet because no cash but....soon

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