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Its 200 horse power, It has a V6, and its 600 mhz. Thats rig...

Discussion in 'MacBytes.com News Discussion' started by MacBytes, Oct 26, 2003.

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    I am going to sell my wife on this, being able to have a Mac in my car would be about the coolest thing ever...
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    wow. too much time on one's hands? Ever heard of an ipod to play music in your car?
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    But is an iPod fully integrated... We are in a high tech era and this only goes to show what the future will bring... I am going to try out something similiar soon, this is just too cool...
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    From the creator

    Thank you all for your support.

    It took me about 2 and a half weeks to compleat. The hardest problem was extending the screen. I used an old paralell printer cable (due to the amount of wires included). It had 15 wires. That was a chalenge, especialy due to how close togeather the pins were.

    I want to upgrade the stereo but I dont think I can get an aftermarket stereo that will work with a 1999 saab 95.... Hint hint nudge nudge. If anyone knows of a way I could upgrade it to something with good sound and some extra inputs, pass on the word.
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    upgrading the stereo . . . maybe in a Volvo, not a Saab.
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    that's great. i've always wanted a stereo that was an lcd with all my play list on it.
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    The only thng I would have done different is to have not hacked the machine apart and tried to get hold of a 10.2" screen somewhere, the duck tape spoils the overall effect.

    I like the concept though, may look out for a second hand ibook now.

    Put GPS on it and a GPRS phone and bingo :)
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    From the creator

    Funny you shuld say. I actualy do have a GPS I use with the iCar. You can see the mount for it on my dash. It is the black circular thing towards the center of the car.

    As for the phone. I have a Sony Ericsson T68i. I need a second bluetooth module for the car (my module is in my tower right now). That way I can have Net access whare ever I go.

    I do still have airport in the car, but the reception isnt the greatest. I plan on getting another antenna.
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    this is pretty hot. how much did the entire set-up cost? and time? i've got an 87volvo that is just itching to be experimented with. ;)

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