So the car is in the shop still. Saving money by going to a friend is great but the amount of time it takes for work to get done is terrible. Going a day without driving seems so foreign for me. Anyways, I have used the time to catch up on some research and have come across the idea of a sheeva plug attached to a fusion brain. This of course is a long term goal but one can dream. With an always on sheeva I would have a dedicated battery for sure as well. It would be great to add scripts for shutting down the carpc, seem-less web integration/control, and an endless amount of extra things to do. I really really want to work on my car right now.. like I finally have the free time so this is milling me to wait. But till then I will keep reading!