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post #1 of 8 Old 10-31-2013, 03:50 PM Thread Starter
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GPS in the WJ

Wanted to hear what others are using for large screen GPS or software on computers/tablets when they are out wheeling? Starting to build the truck for more towards expedition stuff (hopefully I can turn out as good as theKsmith) and want to get something set up in the truck.
I have a spare Netbook I was thinking about using and loading some software, not sure which yet, and using either my hand held unit to interface or maybe an external antennae.
I looked in the GPS/RADIO section of the forum but most of the threads there are really outdated.
Any ideas are greatly appreciated!

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post #2 of 8 Old 10-31-2013, 07:12 PM
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In my tj i had an old laptop with a linux based gps program running in it. I had it mounted upside down on a overhead console . But nowadays i just use my iphone-there are some decent gps programs out there besides the apple one (tomtom) and google.
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post #3 of 8 Old 10-31-2013, 07:32 PM
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Wanted to hear what others are using for large screen GPS or software on computers/tablets when they are out wheeling? Starting to build the truck for more towards expedition stuff (hopefully I can turn out as good as theKsmith) and want to get something set up in the truck.
I have a spare Netbook I was thinking about using and loading some software, not sure which yet, and using either my hand held unit to interface or maybe an external antennae.
I looked in the GPS/RADIO section of the forum but most of the threads there are really outdated.
Any ideas are greatly appreciated!
Check out "theksmith"s builds.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/...0/index80.html

http://offroadpassport.com/forum/sho...hp?t=5&page=69
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post #4 of 8 Old 11-01-2013, 10:04 AM
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Depending on your set-up both Terrain Navigator and Overland Navigator use scanned USGS Topo maps and allow you to record your trail and place markers/descriptions on the maps. Terrain Nav. has more bells & whistles, while Overland Nav. is more basic.
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post #5 of 8 Old 11-01-2013, 01:57 PM
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I have an RB1, but my Garmin is much faster and easier to use, but isn't really for off-roading.

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post #6 of 8 Old 11-01-2013, 10:41 PM Thread Starter
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I figured he might have a write up in his thread somewhere. So far I've only made it to page 46
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post #7 of 8 Old 11-01-2013, 10:42 PM
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I figured he might have a write up in his thread somewhere. So far I've only made it to page 46

PM him on here. Maybe he has one I didnt see.


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post #8 of 8 Old 11-01-2013, 10:51 PM
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This thread may help too.

http://offroadpassport.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2710

2002 WJ Overland - 4.7HO - 231tc - 6" Clayton - 285/75-16 Cooper STT - ProComp 5129 wheels - Kevin's Offroad Belly Skid and Rock Sliders - JKS Track Bar and Disconnects - ProtoFab bumpers
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