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    I love the approach and planning you have towards...

    I love the approach and planning you have towards this project. I like the fact that it is also clean, but here is a question. Even though the motherboard does not require a fan for the cpu and video...
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    UPDATE Got most of the bugs worked out and...

    UPDATE

    Got most of the bugs worked out and installed couple of more additions on the system.

    1) Rotary Volume Control
    2) Reset Switch
    3) Aux-Input via Line-in
    4) Swapped the line out to...
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    He is probably using a slot loading Slim cd/dvd...

    He is probably using a slot loading Slim cd/dvd drive. They are USB drives and I have one.

    It is something like this >>>...
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    I have to say that it looks really neat. Your...

    I have to say that it looks really neat. Your attention to detail is spectacular. The wifi antennas are not my cup of tea, I would have went with just a single fin type antenna that was powered, but...
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    This is probably going to be my last set of...

    This is probably going to be my last set of updates for the next two weeks as I will be out of the country.

    I installed the CD/DVD drive into the compartment that is right below the radio/screen....
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    UPDATEs

    Been working on this in my spare time and made some progress

    USB PORTS

    Couple of days ago, I installed the USB ports for AUX inputs. This is where my mp3 player would plug in, phone would...
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    Subwoofer

    Unfortunately all the subs, including the JL that I have, wont fit behind the seat as my 4-channel amp is now residing in that location. With the size of that thing, it is really hard not to place in...
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    Test Fit

    I did some test fit yesterday and I have to admit, it fits perfect. The gap towards the steering wheel is due to the fact that the dash molding was not snapped on fully due to the test fit, but as...
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    Here are some with the kit, screen, mobo, and...

    Here are some with the kit, screen, mobo, and m4atx put together and running.

    http://img196.imageshack.us/img196/2532/img1329v.th.jpg http://img808.imageshack.us/img808/7775/img1328i.th.jpg...
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    Hey Dekonick, thanks for the props. Once I am...

    Hey Dekonick, thanks for the props. Once I am done, I will post it up at ROC forums.

    If I was you, I would not mount the CPU anywhere in the trunk or behind the rear seat. If you are using a...
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    Honesty, I am not great or even good with bondo...

    Honesty, I am not great or even good with bondo and body filler stuff. As you can see in my previous shots, I cut the side part of the Metra D-Din too much that exposed too much of the open area. I...
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    Screen Mating

    Screen Mating - attaching the 8" Touchscreen to the Metra Double Din Adapter

    http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/7360/img1160wg.th.jpg http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/4277/img1171ps.th.jpg...
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    RE-Animation

    Got my replacement MOBO and change my 1GB x 2 to a 2GB DDR2 memory with a heat spreader. Dual memory had some start up issues on the old board and price was cheaper on the single 2gig stick.
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    The M4-ATX is a DC to DC power supply. I went...

    The M4-ATX is a DC to DC power supply.

    I went with the 8" because the price was not that different between the 7 and 8 and with the crutchfield guys screwing up on the measurement I asked them, I...
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    The install looks simple, elegant and efficient....

    The install looks simple, elegant and efficient. The quality of work is outstanding. Best of luck with the new vehicle.
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    Glad to see a fellow Ridgeline owner planning on...

    Glad to see a fellow Ridgeline owner planning on a vehicle pc build.

    At this point, the screen integration is at its early test phase of mocking up the expansion limits on the existing Metra Dash...
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    Also if you are using a Double Din as your Screen...

    Also if you are using a Double Din as your Screen housing, 16:9 ratio screen would be a viable option. 4:3 ratio is just too tall.
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    There is really no home pc hardware that is built...

    There is really no home pc hardware that is built to tackle constant shock, but I would imagine that all drives are based on an industry standard for CD drives, including the ones that come in a car...
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    Not to bring an almost dead thread back to life,...

    Not to bring an almost dead thread back to life, but after using multiple Navigation Softwares, I have found my home with Garmin mapping softwares. I believe the software was canceled since the...
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    I think I need to put my 2cents in. We all...

    I think I need to put my 2cents in.

    We all come from different background with varying skills in computer building and methods of building. Some look for top of the line High tech stuff, while...
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    Choosing a PSU (Power supply unit). I tried two...

    Choosing a PSU (Power supply unit). I tried two websites to choose my power supply. 1) Asus (down as of 2/19.2011) and the other is 2) New Egg...
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    First off I would have to say that you are...

    First off I would have to say that you are definitely a hobbyist. Multiple computers and installing them with mounts is not my cup of tea, but whatever your need dictates I guess. I love the...
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    That is a very nice install. What type of...

    That is a very nice install. What type of integration are you running for the CF and GMPC?
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    2010 Honda Ridgeline - Carputer Build

    2010 Honda Ridgeline Carputer Build

    I have been mostly lurking the forums for about 8 months now reading on different builds, adaptations, front ends, etc. I have gained such a vast amount of...
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    Thank you for the kind words Phil. I did...

    Thank you for the kind words Phil. I did extensive reading on mp3car.com before choosing my build and components. It took me 8 months worth of reading and research before I purchased my first part,...
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