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    Unless it's a stationary vehicle display, then it's perfect.
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    How does the board perform when using the Front End? Is it laggy or does it perform fine? Are you building your own case or using an existing one?

    Slap that 35R in there already , I have a 30R in mine

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enforcer View Post
    Another concern is how is he going to get all those wires to work through a slip ring. I'm having enough just adding an extra 4.
    slip ring? whats that? who said i was using a slip ring?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fabworks View Post
    How does the board perform when using the Front End? Is it laggy or does it perform fine? Are you building your own case or using an existing one?

    Slap that 35R in there already , I have a 30R in mine
    the board performs smooth. very smooth to my surprise actually. no need for i case. i had it in a custom case and the temps were high than my licking. so i decided to leave it open like the picture shows and jst mount it inside where the stereo was. need maximum air flow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lesterine View Post
    slip ring? whats that? who said i was using a slip ring?
    How are you getting the wires to the screen then?

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    having an rsx and knowing just how easy they are to break into and steal (you can do it literally with a butter knife) i would never ever do that.. but hey more props to you for trying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Enforcer View Post
    How are you getting the wires to the screen then?
    lol magic. video will b up on monday of it in the car

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    Quote Originally Posted by monkeyracer View Post
    Why?

    Why would you put the screen in the wheel? I could understand with an older pre-air bag car, but...
    nevermind, it's your own demise.
    actually i bought a nardi deep corn steering wheel. and as with 99.99% of aftermarket steering wheels, there is no airbag.also it looked to plane. plus i dont want my boost,oil pressure, etc.. guages on a piller, everyone does that. i wasnt going to drill holes on my dashboard to put those out of place mounts either. decided that i wanted them where the stereo is and i had always wanted a carputer. add that to the fact that i have an iphone and everytime i was using google maps when i was lost, i would always put it in the middle of my nardo deep corn steering wheel so i wouldnt really b taking my eyes of the road to see it. BAM came up with this idea n when from there. next time you guys are driving look to the right where your stereo is or look jst in the same area where your guages are, tell me which one is easier on your senses and your visuals on the road. airbagless steering wheels are very popular in the aftermarket scene, for those who question that aspect.

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    Interesting theory.
    It takes the eye mere milliseconds difference to move from the road to either the dash area or center console (some cars have guages in the center, mini cooper for example, or saturn ion, etc...) that millisecond difference is absorbed in our reaction times, so it doesn't really matter where they are, it matters more how our eyes are trained to find the info we need.

    Aftermarket steering wheels that remove the airbag should be required to list a warning that denote that they are airbag-less and that installing them could be illegal in your area. (removing factory installed safety equipment) they usually say that they are for off road use only too.

    You could have placed it directly above your gauges too, or right above the center console above your deck and gauge pod.

    Lastly, your OEM wheel looked just fine, so why change it out? You lose cruise control with the aftermarket wheel...

    With the stuff you are planning to do to that car, I would just hate to have a chest full of that monitor, and would much rather have a soft pillow instead. A 5 point harness would be a good idea, but it won't work unless you use it.
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