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    Where to put CarPC and Older Cars???

    hey guys
    just askin a few questions
    I'm thinking of building my carPC into the space where i keep my spare tyre, do you think this is a good idea? and how would i keep it cool?

    also have many people had much success building carPC's into older cars, my car is from 1988 so i dont wanna start building until im absolutely certain that it will work

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    Streetdeck puts 'em there...click to see more:
    http://www.mp3car.com/store/product_...roducts_id=181

    2005 Ford Focus ST

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    why wouldnt it work

    ur car has a battery? and an alternator?

    then it will work

    edit: k, i realize this isnt really helpful, lol

    it'll work with any car as long as you can get power to the unit, getting sound out of it might be a different story, theres a lot of options you can take, if ur car has a cassette adapter u can use the audio out from mobo, and the adapter

    or, lose any headunit u have, and just use a 3.5mm out to rca cable straight from the comp to an amp system

    so, it doesnt matter what car, hell, people put computers on boats/motorcycles, whatever

    hell, u could build it on a mountain bike if u had a battery for it

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    lol, thanks for the help guys... that gives me an idea... build one on my mountain bike :P

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    New to CarPCs? Don't know where to start?

    before you delve into this, I think you need to better understand what all is involved. If you did understand that already, you wouldn't have asked this question. That's why I'm posting that link.
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