Old 02-25-2005, 09:49 AM
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Anyone build a personal computer for the truck? basically a hard drive that holds all your music and movie so you can play them back while you are driving this way you don't have to have a bunch of cds/dvds taking up space.
Old 02-28-2005, 10:02 AM
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I never even thought about putting one in my truck. If I had one in my truck, the only other thing I would need is a fridge. then I would never get out of it.

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Old 02-28-2005, 07:53 PM
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I just got done putting a 7" touch screen in my dash that runs off of a computer under my back seat. The computer is a 1ghz Via processor with 256MB DDR RAM and a 60gb hard drive. I have been spending many eveings on it lately and I will get pictures up when I get finished. In the end it will have a complete navigation system, dvd ability, 40gb of mp3s, radio, and wireless internet. If anyone has any questions about it, check out, that is where i got all of my information.
Old 03-02-2005, 09:51 AM
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I'm planning the installation of a Pioneer AIC-N2 that should be released later this month, and am considering adding in a mini-mac. I'm not an apple fan by any means, but that little sucker seems to be perfect for installation into a vehicle. Compact and powerful... would give you a full computer.
Old 03-07-2005, 11:50 PM
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I had a car-puter in my dodge before it burned.

It had a 7" liliput touchscreen and a decent computer that ran it. Was really good, just have to have expensive dc-dc convertor and startup timer to turn it on and off. All in all should cost you from 800 to 1000 bucks all together if you have to buy everything.
Old 03-08-2005, 08:59 PM
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how did it burn?
Old 03-10-2005, 09:16 PM
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I was considering a Car PC as one of the options to introduce multimedia onto my truck (versus GPS and DVD seperate)...anyway, I came across this awesome Mobile Car PC manufacturer's website with some pretty cool options.

Hope this helps ya'll!

Edit: I found some more options for

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Old 03-12-2005, 09:17 AM
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Thanks Zamboni, that's some cool stuff!
Old 03-21-2005, 12:27 PM
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I've flirted with the idea, but haven't put it into action since I'd want a seperate HU for radio and stuff w/o having to fire up a PC everytime. Some of my links & resources: (good forums)

Google search for 'carputer' for lots of other info!!

BTW - Those Xenarc monitors are THE BEST... thus the higher cost. Many folks like the Lilput jobbies, but the brightness of the Xenarc is unmatched!!

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