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    Apr 2010

    locations in southern Ca


    Iam new to all car pc. Iam interested in installing a car pc in my suv. I have and 04 escalade, I was wondering if you guys know of any shops or any recommendations in Orange County. I would appreciate any helpfull information.


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    on the border of northern IL/IN
    your best bet would probably be to check with your local car audio shops-- you should be able to find at least one in your area that wouldn't mind taking the install on.

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    Apr 2010
    I check a few audio places, and so far all of them aren't up for it. They don't have any experience. I will keep looking around.

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    Hereabouts [LA], "Al & Eds Auto Sound" is considered pretty good as far as I know [my old Bug mechanic suggested them to me]. Dunno if they're down in Orange

    Personally I thought they were a bit overpriced last time I got a quote for some work [actually, a lot overpriced], but there's no harm in going to ask.

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    Thank you. I will check them and see what they tell me.

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    Personally, I wouldn't want to have a shop install a carputer for me. Carputers are constantly evolving and having someone do the work for you would mean you'd have to keep going back to them if you want to change your system; great for the installer, not so much for you. I'm only assuming this since you don't/can't do the inital install yourself. Carputers are not for the faint of heart and require much more than something like installing an aftermarket CD deck to your ride.

    I don't want to discourage you, rather I would hope that you will do as much research as you can on these forums, then research some more. Then when you feel confident enough, tackle the installation yourself. You'll feel much more satisfied when you show off your ride and you'll have better idea of what to do when it comes to troubleshooting. Besides, that's what the community here is for, we're here to help.

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    Apr 2010

    Thanks for your comments. I never really thought about that, makes a lot of sense.
    The only taking on something this looks very overwhelming. I have to take a minute and see if what route iam going with.

    thank you

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    Mar 2005
    I live in OC and might be able to help you out. I have a Carpc installed in my car.
    What can I say, I love Volvos:
    Volvo 740 with 5.0 mustang conversion (totaled)
    Volvo 740 stock (sold)
    Volvo 940se (sold)
    Volvo 850 T-5R yellow (sold)
    Volvo S70 T5SE
    Volvo C70
    Volvo 850R with a long list of mods

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    z8man, you have a pm.


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