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    Sorry, I've never used forums all that seriously,...

    Sorry, I've never used forums all that seriously, I'm used to the branching structure of usenet :-) My answer was directed towards Lucky's question.



    I don't believe that resistance has much to...
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    Looking at your cardomain page more closely, you...

    Looking at your cardomain page more closely, you ran a grounding cable to the rear of the car. Why did you do this? I thought that the frame was the best ground possible, because the mass of metal...
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    A-ha :-) I wast first considering a system...

    A-ha :-)

    I wast first considering a system similar to yours, but then I would have had to run wires to the rear of the car, and then back to the center console - the way I have it set up, all the...
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    opens as in opens the door? there would have...

    opens as in opens the door?

    there would have to be a fuse that gets power when the door is opened

    if you mean when the car is turned on, my cigarette lighter fuse was only on when the car was...
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    Yes, it looks very close. That busbar looks a...

    Yes, it looks very close. That busbar looks a little big :-)

    Did you do a switch array like I did or is it all ignition-controlled?

    How did you get fused power for the switches?

    Maybe I can...
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    How I made really good on/off signal wires

    When I put my first car together nicely I made many many mistakes... but the first thing I did right is get the on/off signal wire right. I didn't necessairly want the computer / amps on just when...
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    A-ha! Looking at the D-Link spec sheet: ...

    A-ha! Looking at the D-Link spec sheet:

    "Reverse SMA connector with a detachable antenna"
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    It's the regular old black bendy antenna, and no...

    It's the regular old black bendy antenna, and no I don't know the name of the teeny connector. It looks suspiciously like the old token-ring BNC connectors of yesteryear, though. It's gold- or...
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    WiFi Component Checklist

    I'm looking to set up a wardriving vehicle. I think I'll need the following components. Tell me if I'm missing anything, and if you can, tell me where I can find them, eh?

    Linux-friendly...
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    I agree, it's not all that feasable with a...

    I agree, it's not all that feasable with a smaller car. With seven speakers including a sub, amps, crossover, computer, and cabling, there's no more room left in my car, unless I remove the spare...
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    More often than not, especially on newer cars, to...

    More often than not, especially on newer cars, to thread cables through the firewall, you'll have to drill your own hole and put in your own grommet. Luckily, on my 1983 Mustang, there was a very...
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    In my car I put some awesome James Bond-like...

    In my car I put some awesome James Bond-like pushbutton toggle switches that light up (with a bulb for that excellent '60s feel), that I hooked up to one of those piggybacked fuse things (go to...
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    I looked up the specs for my solar panel, and it...

    I looked up the specs for my solar panel, and it provides 5w, which is certainly not enough to power a computer, or charge a dead battery.

    Remember, they only work when the sun is out.
  14. Get rid of any dealer head units / speakers /...

    Get rid of any dealer head units / speakers / amps and put in your own. You can thank me later.

    My setup goes like this, because my HU doesn't have six-channel inputs:


    HU (for radio only,...
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    Very good post, though it could have used some carraige returns...

    I think that the two systems are so different as to be beyond comparison. If you did have a crapload of money to spend on a hard...
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    If you get a 12g cable running to the back of the...

    If you get a 12g cable running to the back of the car right from the battery, REMEMBER TO FUSE IT PROPERLY! Let me give you some tips.

    1. The cheapest way to fuse a cable is with an inline fuse,...
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    What I've done for my carputer (in the making,...

    What I've done for my carputer (in the making, but the same is true for my audio system right now) is bought two large 150A bus bars at a marine store (lots of cheap high-current stuff to be found...
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