last night sucked - couldn't get the screen working - turns out 2 wires to the bulbs had broken off - once I found that out, I had to solder them back:
and now for today - 2 steps forward, 1 step back...
the mess of wires, but the power wires for the screen are soldered in:
getting everything packed in and lined up:
installed in the bezel:
swapped out the POS VGA cable that came with the screen for a new one and success!!!
gps receiver installed:
another of the screen closer to it's final location:
cleaned up the wiring quite a bit: