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    Talking 06 Acura Rsx Installed!

    We just finished this up recently, after doing the 05 Acura TL.

    Car:

    06 Acura RSX Type S
    Powder White Pearl

    Hardware:

    2.6ghz P4
    MSI PM8M Mobo
    160gb SATA HD
    512 Ram
    Xenarc 700TSV
    OPUS SFX.1215
    USB Hub
    Various Wires..
    GPS BU-353
    XMD with custom cable


    Software:

    Windows xp pro
    Roadrunner frontend
    LSX 3.0 Skin
    Winamp / Milkdrop
    Iguidance
    Lots of fruity Dance Music



    Basic Process:

    Remove Stock Type S HU (remember to leave your cds in the changer..... )
    Cut a aftermarket RSX stereo kit to fit a Xenarc bezel.
    Glue/Epoxy Xenarc Bezel to Stereo kit
    Bondo the screen/xenarc combo, paint, sand, paint, sand, paint.
    run wires (battery, ground, ignition, switches, sound, video, and misc)


    Cost:

    approximate total cost : $500
    approximate time to completion: 12 hours


    Features:

    navigation
    audio (about 80 gigs worth of mp3s)
    video (DVDs, MPGs, etc etc)
    games (various emulators; N64, SNES, GB, GENSIS, MAME)
    internet capable, need bluetooth phone in car.

    Pics:

    Xenarc Glued to Aftermarket Dash Kit.



    Bondo!



    Final Mount for Xenarc Screen



    Parts before installing.



    Mounted and Booting Up!



    In Dash, Playing XM






    Lights out!


    Still gotta hide all the wires and mount the xm antenna and GPS.
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    nice job. and nice job copying my template, you ho! MEGANS!

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    xenarc tsv

    hi,
    where did you buy the xenarc 700tsv
    that alone costs about 380..
    how did you finish in $500

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    Quote Originally Posted by cool_4514
    hi,
    where did you buy the xenarc 700tsv
    that alone costs about 380..
    how did you finish in $500

    Most of the stuff I had lieing around. The Xenarc I got off ebay for 260 shipped under the name Gain 700tsv.
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    Quote Originally Posted by theklassic
    nice job. and nice job copying my template, you ho! MEGANS!
    Dude I dont know what you're talking about... F megan, Hondata K-Pro! Then I will have the power... the power to pwnz you TL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cool_4514
    hi,
    where did you buy the xenarc 700tsv
    that alone costs about 380..
    how did you finish in $500
    its actually a GAIN monitor --- exactly a xenarc packed into a different case --- only the logo on the case is different. i believe it was around two hundred and change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saturated_Fat
    Most of the stuff I had lieing around. The Xenarc I got off ebay for 260 shipped under the name Gain 700tsv.
    that ain't a word, kid! WTF?

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    your RSX will never own the TL, bro hehe

    You should make the hazard button turn the computer on and off...lol
    CarPC #3: 99% Complete
    Pentium M 1.7Ghz, 1GB DDR2 RAM
    DVD/CD-RW installed in dash below monitor
    OEM LCD relocated for 7" Touchscreen
    Wi-Fi, GPS, PS2 controllers...
    500+ full albums
    4,000+ video games
    music videos, movies, & more!

    old carPC

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    Quote Originally Posted by ITL
    your RSX will never own the TL, bro hehe
    I hate you both
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    pics of car, and nice dash dude more pics

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