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    I wish you lived closer to me for a couple of reasons...

    1 - I would buy the beer and pizza for you to help me with learning to fab ****

    2 - Your wife has nice legs, makes learning harder but is fun to be around

    =P

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    thats not bad at all for a one day install! nice

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    i gotta say it, you got some big ones to do fab work on a second floor balcony railing.

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    I really do apreciate all the input, hopefully when i have time i will touch it up a bit.

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    Wow, i remember this install, just an update but pc still running strong, fabrication holding, the vehicle is with my father over 1100 miles away and he hasnt had any problems in 2 years, not a computer literate person at all~~~rock and roll!

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    thanks for the update... is the carputer easy enough for even a computer illiterate person to use?

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    mad respect

    Quote Originally Posted by david69leonard View Post
    I had one day to complete this project, I was moving to Texas and my wife gave me one day to do this so here goes.

    Heres the ride








    First i gutted out everything, and i have to relocate the HAVOC and the 4wd wiper and defrost switches.





    Here is what i have to work with, notice i cut up pretty much everything and i dissasembled a MobileVu 10.4 TS ($27 ebay)





    Okay switches relocated to cupholder




    Now HAVOC controls and single din slot



    img]http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/imagehosting/4957848cc301ab5729.jpg[/img]












    Cover for MobileVU TS (huge 7lb screeen)

    Now for PC install!






    M2 ATX, M10000 MB, 250gb HD, 1GB Ram




    Now Time to put it all together!!







    Let me know what you guys think, very simple!!!
    this is very similar to my install
    i like the bottom deck in yours tho
    i think you should paint that **** stock tan

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    how did you make the panels so perfect , i brought my cd receiver down but i am having complications in making the panels like i have frustrating open holes !
    lol plz advise !

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