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post #16 of 22 Old 01-17-2013, 05:00 PM Thread Starter
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Lol. Adds 12 actually. I suppose if enough people were interested i could market them. Unfortunately they wouldnt be real cheap due to the amount of work and materials in them, most shops are doing these for around 600-800$ which i think is a little insane, but at the same time very worth it for what you get out if it. I could do it way cheaper than that however. Im a custom audio installer but currently not working as im looking to start my own thing so i have nothing but time right now lol.

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post #17 of 22 Old 01-17-2013, 05:34 PM
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I have a custom dash with my gauges off to the side like yours. An iPad mini would be sweet where I head unit currently is. Personally, I like the angled view but a flat setup might be better. Sometimes things can look overly customized. I'd be interested to see another version.
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post #18 of 22 Old 01-17-2013, 06:13 PM
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ambitious.... but I'd rather just mount my iPhone below the gauges and have the same results... I can't believe people would pay $600-800 for that. but hey to each thier own.

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post #19 of 22 Old 01-17-2013, 06:26 PM
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People pay that kind of money for the custom work. I've seen other vehicle's dashes customized to take an IPad. But this the first I've seen on a YJ. I think the IPad is way too big though. I think a mini would look and function much better.
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post #20 of 22 Old 01-17-2013, 07:23 PM
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Very cool. Not $600 to $800 cool, but nice.

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post #21 of 22 Old 01-18-2013, 11:11 AM Thread Starter
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The ipads are definately big but i really dont mind a big screen what so ever, only makes things easier and nicer, but the ipad minis are nice as well, ive done a couple of those in other cars. Yea 600-800 is expensive. If i were to build them i would be talkin in the 250-300$ range painted to match, with the docking cable mounted in and usb charger and everything. Backing behind ipad done in suede. Believe it or not there is 38$ worth of paint on it that was color matched from a body shop even though the colors off a shade still and the texture paint under that to simulate the factory look. Between the wood, fiberglass, body filler, paint, docking cable, and charger thats about 100$ right there. I think i am going to work on another one while i have free time to see how it turns out. Ill post an updated video with it with everything working.
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post #22 of 22 Old 01-19-2013, 04:42 PM
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That is too cool. I travel so much that it could serve as my Garmin, radio, etc. I might have to hit you up on one some time. Thanks for the pic
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