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    OK, I fixed the trany problem - (Swapped my...

    OK, I fixed the trany problem - (Swapped my automatic for a manual)

    I find it hard to believe their is not an inexpensive solution to monitoring a 0-5 volt signal via Serial or USB. I'm going to...
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    the data logger projet is on hold while i fix...

    the data logger projet is on hold while i fix another problem that poped up today. I lost 3rd and 4th gear... so theres no need to log data on a car that can't go over 30mph!:sick:
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    The TwEECer/RT does the data logging for...

    The TwEECer/RT does the data logging for everything but the w/b O2 so that should be good.


    Thanks for the hackaday.com link... lots of stuff to look through. I'll post the project link if i...
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    Thanks for the link, I'll keep it in mind for...

    Thanks for the link, I'll keep it in mind for when I have everything all hooked up. But, the w/b O2 sensor does not have a serial out... that is the whole point of this thread. It has a 0-1v out...
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    Data Logging - Vehicle Sensors

    Has anyone got a good (inexpensive) hardware solution (home made - or purchased) to connect the CarPC's serial port to the 0-5vdc output of an after-market w/b O2 sensor?

    I've been a geek for...
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    So that's what was inside the little Honda Civic...

    So that's what was inside the little Honda Civic that blew my doors off last month! It Inspired me to purchase a TwEECer/RT for my Mustang. Both do basically the same thing by allowing EVERY aspect...
  7. Ok, I tried the ATX solution... here is what I...

    Ok, I tried the ATX solution... here is what I found.

    To turn on an ATX power Supply you must short pin 14 (PS_ON) with any black (COM) wire
    To KEEP it on you need to short Pin 8 (PWR_OK) with...
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    I must have miss-used the word "thread", I guess...

    I must have miss-used the word "thread", I guess it should be "forum" based on your comment about the ODBII area.

    As you said, the ODBII forum has a lot performance talk. But, its title is a...
  9. If your buying a used car, think the southern...

    If your buying a used car, think the southern US... they use a lot of salt on the roads in the north. I moved from Michigan to Alabama a few years ago... and I love it! The cars last longer, more...
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    Performance CarPC

    We need a thread to address how CarPCs can be used to enhance vehicle performance. It could include discussions about interfacing the carís EEC, ODBII, or other sensors like (O2, vacuum, temps, fuel...
  11. Nice work on the bezel... do you have it...

    Nice work on the bezel... do you have it installed yet?
    Also, Can your ODBDII interface be called from RR?

    I just picked up a Tweecer/RT and a W/B O2 device and would like to customize something...
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    Update: Radio: I ordered a HQCT-i from...

    Update:

    Radio: I ordered a HQCT-i from XtroniC yesterday.

    LCD: I've been thinking about mounting the screen to the mechanics of a side mirror and placing the mirror-joystick just below the...
  13. My oasis (work shop) is in the garage so I've...

    My oasis (work shop) is in the garage so I've been using the car battery charger to power up the CarPC on the bench.

    It's always concerned me that the voltage is 13.5VDC, but thats what the actual...
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    The deciding factor will likely be whatever I can...

    The deciding factor will likely be whatever I can find at the bone yard.
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    I'll go to the junkyard this weekend to seek out...

    I'll go to the junkyard this weekend to seek out a 93 Dakota. thanks for your input.

    --off topic---
    Hey - Motorcity, I moved from Detroit (Warren) 3 years ago... Glad to see the Wings and...
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    Tilting LCD with a small-remote joystick!

    Has anyone ever mounted the LCD display to the tilt mechanism from a side mirror and used the supporting (little) joy-stick thingy to control the angle of the screen?

    I thought this would help...
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    Update: I purchased a 7" because I want more...

    Update: I purchased a 7" because I want more room for buttons, front side ports and crap.
    (Having everything all smashed may work out after all... gives me an excuse to rebuild it better then...
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    Plans

    The bezel was tore up pretty bad during the robbery so it will need to be rebuilt. The transflective screens are WAY to pricy, so Iím just going to get another low-end 8Ē. I just pickup a TwEECer...
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    Back in January someone tried to steal my CarPC...

    Back in January someone tried to steal my CarPC and while yanking and pulling, he broke the touch screen and left it their all smashed. After a few months, i'm ready to rebuild. that screen was too...
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    Yes it did. To keep the step-up transformer...

    Yes it did.
    To keep the step-up transformer from over heating again, I cut a hole in the back of the case and mounted a small CPU heat-sink to it.

    My latest change removed the screen's casing...
  21. I was especially disappointed in that you have to...

    I was especially disappointed in that you have to hold it in for 3 seconds to even turn it off. I ended up attaching it to the ignition wire so it would turn off automatically. That helped a lot!
  22. try this......

    try this...
    http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=50351&highlight=800x480+m10000

    Be sure to reed through the whole post... is covers the MII and M10000
  23. I just so happened to have mine is pieces while I...

    I just so happened to have mine is pieces while I redo the car's bezel.

    Display area:
    Diagonal: 8.044"

    LCD Panel (Outside):
    Height= 4.729"
    Width= 7.447"
    Thickness=0.416"
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    I'm sure officers would be happier if they did...

    I'm sure officers would be happier if they did not have to cut every printout down to size and highlight the infraction on all three copies. It makes for a lot of paper scraps in the vehicle, and...
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    you have a good point about the aluminum - I used...

    you have a good point about the aluminum - I used steel. I figured a case fan pulling air from the front would do it... but I'm not sure now. The system not booting-up or running would only be a...
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