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Ipod in your Center Console

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Hey How's it going everyone?!

I hope my first post is worthwhile for all those ipod users.

It's a tutorial on how to integrate your Ipod into the car's design. (center console)

Hope it wasn't posted before.

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*intrigued, clicks link*

Gathering the Supplies

Here’s a list of the materials you will need and where you can purchase them. Materials should cost you $400–$500:

CompUSA or the Apple Store

* Monster iCable for iPod (with stereo mini-jack to RCA jacks)
* Belkin car charger

Alcone Theatrical Supply

* Klean Klay (at least 10–12 1-lb bars)
* Ultracal 30 plaster (25 pounds)
* Loose-weave burlap (2–3 yards)

Burman Industries

* Sculpting tools
* One-gallon mixing tub or one-gallon bucket
* X-acto© knife
* Dental acrylic (polymer and monomer)
* Large bristle brushes
* Plastic eyedroppers
* Rubber mold bands


* Universal mold release spray
* Smoothcast 305 two-part plastic (one-gallon kit)
* Oomoo 25 two-part silicone (one-gallon kit)
* URE-FIL plastic filler (one pound)

Fiber Optic Products

* Bright white 3-mm LED
* 4 feet of 1-mm unjacketed fiber-optic cable

Local hardware store

* Large piece of particle board (slightly larger than your console)
* Masking tape
* Blue painters tape
* Black weather-stripping (if your car uses it on your existing console)
* Flat black spray paint
* Soldering gun
* Roll of solder
* Screwdriver
* Black electrical tape
* Dremel tool with various sanding and cutting bits
* Sandpaper (various grits)
* Electric drill
* Silicone caulk and caulk gun
* Four 1" × 12" boards, about 3 feet long each (will be cut later)
* 2" screws
* Rubber gloves
* Dust masks
* 1-mm drill bit

Grocery store

* Vaseline
* Rolling pin
* Plastic mixing spoons
* Popsicle sticks
* Wax paper cups
* Rubber spatula
* plastic wrap

Pep Boys Automotive (or a similar auto supply store)

* Automotive plasticoat spray paint to match your interior
* Dual-outlet cigarette-lighter adapter
* Dual LEDs with cigarette-lighter plug

Fabric store

* 1/8" foam rubber pad (gray)
*gets scared, runs away*
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