Nice looking car, and install. Too bad you are going to sell it.
did you ever make the screen tilt?
I have done 2 installs with the bezel you sold me way back then. still looks good!
Just finished (again) my car-pc install. Changed from a compaq to a dell mobo and also changed out the 3 cheap usb hubs for D-Links due to numerous bugs with the old system. All now working sweet as a nut, but unfortunately Ive finished it to sell the car so some lucky so and so is going to enjoy the fruits of my labour.
Heres the car:
Heres the PC...
Fitted in modified standard boot compartment
Motherboard: Dell D800 Laptop - Customised Mounting Frame
CPU: Intel Centrino-M 1.8GHz
Hard Disk: 60Gb 7200Rpm
Wireless: Dell TrueMobile WLAN 802.1b/g
Bluetooth: Dell Broadcomm (BlueSoleil V6 Stack)
Soundcard: Creative Audigy 2 NX 5.1 (External USB)
TV Tuner: Huappage Nova-TD Digital Diversity Tuner (USB)
Radio: Silabs USB FM Tuner
GPS: Holux GPSlim 236 SIRFStar III External Bluetooth (wired but removable from glovebox). Antenna repeater installed on dash.
PSU: Carnetix CNW-1900P (20/5V Intelligent start up/shutdown)
Screen: Lilliput 7" Transreflective 16:9 aspect Touchscreen - Installed with Custom Double DIN Brushed Aluminium Bezel
Fingerprint Reader: USB Microsoft Reader Fitted in custom Brushed Aluminium Plate in Ashtray
Wireless Keysonic Brushed Aluminium laptop sized keyboard, with built in Mouse Trackpad
DVD-RW: 24x Slot load (Stealth mounted in modified centre console above ashtray)
Diagnostics: Hardwired VAG-Com cable connected to back of OBDII Port
TV: Amplified Diverse TV Antennas stealth mounted in rear side windows
Microphone (Stealth Mounted in driver's A-pillar)
Additional USB connection in Glovebox
OS: Windows XP Pro - Startup/Shutdown/Logon Screens etc, VW In Car Themed
SatNav/Speed Cameras: Sygic Drive RC13/Nov 2010 PocketGPS Camera file
Alpine 450W RMS V12 5 Channel Amp (mounted to back of Sub housing)
Rockford Fosgate 12" Sub
Infinity Kappa Rear 3-Way Speakers
Infinity Reference Front Component Speakers
Optima Red Top Performance SpiralCell AGM Battery
Few more pics of the other bits to follow tomorrow when there's more daylight!
Thanks for the feedback man. IIRC you were the first to get the bezel from the group buy up and installed!! Glad to hear they are still going strong for you. Yeah Im pretty gutted about selling the car, but Im onto bigger and better things (emigrating to central america) so its not such a bad thing!
I changed my xenarc out for a transreflective lilliput I got at the right price (because I damaged the xenarc's tft during the install) so never built a tilt mechanism!
Nice and clean install. I don't know why that never crossed my mind to just use the laptop mobo instead of having it in base w/ no screen.