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New Project on the go

hey guys i have a new project on the go a in truck computer no not an ecu a pc for a media/entertainment/what everelse i want to do iam creating the program to accomplish this and the hardware is almost done i will post updates as soon as i have them
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you just blew my mind if ur doing what i think your doing.....
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well what do you think im doing lol
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like an Ipod...but for your truck ?

if so....awesome!
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yes an ipod but its a desktop pc that i have made run on as little power as it can it will have a special 15 inch lcd screen it will also contain a gps and more
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holy crap dude thats gunna be soooo bad ***! this i wanna see
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i will post pics of the actual front end of the program lateron working on some bugs
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Nice!!
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Your making a Carputer? It's been done, I think it was attempted before on this site as well.
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What kind of program are you writing for it? its own OS?
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makesureyouhaveonethatautocorrectsgrammerandpunctu ation!1!1!butcoolideafosho!
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i am writing it in visiual basic with a stripted down version of windows xp on it
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Gearhead61 I believe is the one with the carputer
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im so confused. what is it? sounds like some pimp my ride ****
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My F90 has Windows CE on it but not enough memory to do anything with lol, cool idea

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cool idea... keep us posted
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this is the main screen of the program i have more pics but will post later its looks crappy right now working on functionality before looks first
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are you going to be able to tune your truck with this?
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heres the splash screen and the tuning of the truck im thinking about an ecu communication module alot of prgraming involved but it is doable

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are you going to be able to tune your truck with this?
You could use it for that with the right programs. I don't know of any programs that allow you to tune the truck directly from a laptop though, only the SCT which you have to load to the tuner, then transfer the tune from the tuner to the truck. You could run a lot of virtual gauges though, which is what it looks like he's going to do.
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heres the splash screen and the tuning of the truck im thinking about an ecu communication module alot of prgraming involved but it is doable
Yeah it is a lot of work but it would be super cool! Keep it up!
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sorry for the crappy pics guys
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virtual gauges are in the works
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Dunno why the pics aren't working:

http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/show...lots-pics.html
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