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    Hi all East Mids here.....but i was in southport not long ago....

    Been on the boards about a month and just found this thread so ill say hello...........heh up skraggy!!

    Hows the screen?

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    Golf Ryder

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    HARdWARE P3 800mhz, 256 mb ram, 20gb HD, micro 815 msi mobo, irman, inverter, unknow screen (MISSING PIECE)

    SOFTWARE: BOOTIT BG, win98 lite, slackware + dash pc, winxp

    Im currently putting all the bits in a redundant pc case for configuring and installing and imaging!!! Imaging is the best thing in the world.......

    Im also carving up a steel case for the puter to live in....using a nibbler!!

    Once that is done its just the screen and then im done, but the screen is a mess i just cant find anything.....plus the whole thing has cost me maybe 100 pounds i resent spending 250 pounds on a screen alone!!!

    Oh i need to buy a small atx power supply the ones in our RM Pc's are tiny made by lite on need to find a supplier or make one disappear from the office!

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    Is the Golf Ryder the Offroader lookalike 4x4 Golf?

    Complete with the spare wheel on the boot hatch?
    4x4 in a turbo stylee.

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    Location: Chorley, Lancashire

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    Software : Windows XP, Developing custom App in Delphi using DirectShow, should handle Audio, Video initially, hopefully going to expand it to do Navigation and operate as a Bluetooth Carkit when I get the money for the hardware

    Status: Still on the workbench at the moment while I build a custom case for it. Also struggling with power options, as I really can't afford an Opus.

    Hopefully going to get it in the car in about a month, assuming I get up of my arse and finish the software.

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    Squirelly, have a look in the PSU forum about the DC2DC strore. Couple of interesting ideas in there, including the DC2DC PSU boards, and the ACE 810V which may have the rudiments of a Shutdown controller (in the form of a backup power feed in, and a pulse signal from the output side of the PSU).
    4x4 in a turbo stylee.

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    No the ryder is a GTI look a like excluding the big bumper kit.....

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    AH, OK. Which one was the 4x4 with the softroader look then?
    4x4 in a turbo stylee.

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    mmmmm i have no idea...are these like ultra rare?

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    Well the Synchro models are rare enough (4x4), but thge off road one actually looked beefier than some Discos, and Freelanders.
    4x4 in a turbo stylee.

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    Freelanders are sooo ****e...i wouldnt have one of those if i wanted to do some off roading....or a Jeep there just as false......

    If you want off roading then its got to be a defender class with a snorkel or a challenger.....proper rivoted body panels lovely....

    It just makes me laugh all these SUV type 'off road' cars if you put them on that Land rover test centre i bet they all get stuck.....too long wheel bases.

    Rant over

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