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    2006 Ford F150 Screw 4x4 Truck - JAPEELER

    Starting a thread for my 2006 Ford F150 Screw 4x4 Truck.
    Here's My Truck:

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    Here are my TruckPC Specs so far:

    Jetway J9F2-KHDE-PB Mini ITX Motherboard
    Intel Dual2Core 2.0GHz T7200
    2GB DDR2 677MHz
    200GB Toshiba 7200RPM 2.5 HD
    Maxtor 500GB Ext. HD Brick USB/FW
    TouchScreen: 7" Lilliput
    LinkSys a/b/g WiFi USB w/WiFi Finder
    GlobalSat BT338 GPS
    Morex 3668B Case w/80W P/S (Replaced with a M2-ATX P/S)
    Panasonic UJ-85J-B Slim Slot Load DVD±R/±RW/+RDL/RAM Multi Drive
    iOGEAR 12n1 Reader/USB Pwr'd Hub System
    Sirius Radio System (Working on Connection aspects)
    Windows XP SP2 Pro
    iNAV iGuidance 4.0 (ReShacked)
    RoadRunner FE (Latest)

    More Pics and Infomation will be posted as I move Along on this.
    I have my TruckPC System running on the Bench and will post pics shortly.
    I am looking at installing the system in the Center Console Area, as it does NOT move with my seats and there is PLENTY of room for Everything.

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    Pics of my TruckPC System on the Bench.

    I just took these of my Truck PC today on my office workbench:

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    >> Mobo and P/S (M2-ATX) Wired up to both Brick/Car Wiring Capabilities:
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    >> Close Up of the Case Closed (Morex 3688B)
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    >> Location in my Truck for my TruckPC - PERFECTO!
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    I will be starting the Fabrication or Slide-out Shelf system and Modifications of the Front 20% Seat Mounting Frame. The system will be totally housed and hidden by the seat and accessibly by just LIFTING the Seat Coushion Up!
    All cables will be custom made to be run under the floor molded-carpet system through a hatch area in the middle of the frame area in the floor.
    I will be installing a 1000W Power invertor/conditioner to run other systems as I add them to the whole setup. (To power my USB Hubs, Printer and Other Equipment)
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    Thats is the only thing I love about those trucks is the center console can easily hold a PC. I just wish Ford would redesign the outside more dramatically. Its like thier running out of ideas. Anyways I hate lifted trucks, but yours is nice, very elegantly done.
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    You should look behind the radio. The radio cavity on those trucks is HUGE. In my friends truck, I made some brackets and fit a BIG 4 channel amplifier behind there. The PC could EASILY fit back there. (unless you already mounted an amp there like we did, lol)

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    Everyone knows though that a CarPC will never ever run 100% perfect. I would be ****ed if a component cr@pped out and I had to take apart the front panel to get to the PC.
    Nirwana Project, the Android/Win 7 hybrid system!

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    Well.. Iw ill be posting more pictures later this weekend or next week. I have made another milestone on getting everything up and going/installed. The Truck PC, Screen, USB/Media Slot System (Integrated into my Dash) WiFi Dongle/Docking Station Installed on Dash, All Power Systems fully function (From A2-MTX P/S) with a little room to spare! ALL Installed.. Totally Hidden (The PC, etc.) Screen Kinda blends into my Dash when off.. I even have the PC set up to be Remotely turned on with my Alarm System Remote! SWEET! Installed the RR-Skin: DFX 3.0 by JohnPWB, and OMG!!! Worth every penny and effort to support and will MAKE you want to install a TruckPC Yourself! Check back from more Fotos, SOON!!
    -=- TruckPC Progress -=- 98% Complete -=-
    -=- 2006 Ford F-150 Screw 4x4 -=-
    @@@@@@@@@@ <-- Planning Phase
    @@@@@@@@@@ <-- Purchasing (Never End)
    @@@@@@@@@@ <-- Construction Phase
    @@@@@@@@@@ <-- Installation Phase
    My TruckPC WorkLog @ MP3Car.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by japeeler View Post
    Well.. Iw ill be posting more pictures later this weekend or next week. I have made another milestone on getting everything up and going/installed. The Truck PC, Screen, USB/Media Slot System (Integrated into my Dash) WiFi Dongle/Docking Station Installed on Dash, All Power Systems fully function (From A2-MTX P/S) with a little room to spare! ALL Installed.. Totally Hidden (The PC, etc.) Screen Kinda blends into my Dash when off.. I even have the PC set up to be Remotely turned on with my Alarm System Remote! SWEET! Installed the RR-Skin: DFX 3.0 by JohnPWB, and OMG!!! Worth every penny and effort to support and will MAKE you want to install a TruckPC Yourself! Check back from more Fotos, SOON!!
    I will be gladly waiting.... infact Im kind of jealous. Your truck has so much room to work with, and you were able to make everything compact, but because I a technosexual, i had to have every feature and the most powerful which has cost me, the whole HU space in my dash, the entire center console, the entire bottom passenger seat, and the passenger back seat itself.
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    I like your term "technosexual". Turned on by technology, huh?

    I think the previous term for that has been "early adopter", identified as someone who likes to live out on the bleeding edge of technology . . . gotta have the biggest, baddest, fastest, loudest, broadest frequency range, etc . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by rdholtz View Post
    I like your term "technosexual". Turned on by technology, huh?

    I think the previous term for that has been "early adopter", identified as someone who likes to live out on the bleeding edge of technology . . . gotta have the biggest, baddest, fastest, loudest, broadest frequency range, etc . . .
    early adopter doesnt sound very interesting, i guess thats why they changed it, lol.... Well the whole point of my car was to be able to tell anyone with a luxury car, HAHAHA my car does more then yours, lol....
    Nirwana Project, the Android/Win 7 hybrid system!

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    4X MK808b
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    3x 7 inch Screens
    1X 7 inch motorized Screen
    1x Win 7 PC

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    HiJax.. LOL!! I knwo what you mean! I have been customizing trucks/cars since I was a teen. Here I am and fixing to turn 37, and I will never grow up.. LOL I am a Techno-Holic myself! (That's my word for my addiction..) I have done the huge sound system 24 Speakers in a Single cab 1987 S-10 PU (Named: Sweet-N-Low):
    10 12" Kicker Comps-Stitched, 10 Pioneer 2-way Mids/Tweets, 2 Alte-Lanz Titanium Super Tweets, 1 Pioneer Center Channel Speaker, 1 15" MTX for the bed to pre-fire the bass attack... LOL 162DB!! 210HP 4-Banger, Dropped, Neon, you name it... That was the good ole' days in HS..

    NOW.... HOLY CRAP! If I knew then what I know now.. MAN OH MAN...

    This TruckPC stuff is UNREAL.. I am still amazed at what I want to do with it all every time I get in my truck.. I just replaced the Standard WIndows Startup Sound with the THX Ramp Soundbite... (the OLD SCHOOL ONE - When THX was first introduced.. Not the new one with the train, etc...) MAN.. Makes you almost.. nevermind.... LOL! I LOVE IT.. It is a total blast to work with.. I wne and visted my sister over spring break (I work for a local school district as the Director of Technology), and they want me to open a shop to do these installs for others.. They were tripping.. They want me to do one in ther Nissan Quest and my BRo-In-Law wants me to do one in his 30th Ann Pontiac TA.. Now that would ROX!! Already installed Nitrous in it for him, LOL! He freaked out when he saw my truck..

    This is a DANGEROUS ADDICTION, I tell you that! It is a total blast..

    I will get off my rear and put some more pics up... I have pretty much completed the install.. NEVER FINISHED Tweaking... hahahaha I will update my stats and specs, as well... Added some koolio new twists!
    -=- TruckPC Progress -=- 98% Complete -=-
    -=- 2006 Ford F-150 Screw 4x4 -=-
    @@@@@@@@@@ <-- Planning Phase
    @@@@@@@@@@ <-- Purchasing (Never End)
    @@@@@@@@@@ <-- Construction Phase
    @@@@@@@@@@ <-- Installation Phase
    My TruckPC WorkLog @ MP3Car.com

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