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View Poll Results: Would you be interested in this custom trim?
Yes, I this Josh's labor is worth $180 39 21.08%
Yes, but I would pay a maximum of $150 86 46.49%
No, this is overpriced and unnecessary. 60 32.43%
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Old 02-07-2005, 07:29 PM   #81
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Everyone is complaining about $180 but I bet you'y pay over $300 at any car audio store to have something like this made. Considering the mass produced BMW part is $180, I think that this is a pretty good deal.

If I had a desire to put a screen in my car, I'd jump at this For $180.

And Bavarian Autoworks was charging $50 for some stupid speakers rings to mount 5.25 speakers to, people apparently bought that.

Srcstc was selling his touchscreen trim for $350 and people bought that.

Jon, $180 is a great deal.
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Old 02-11-2005, 06:21 PM   #82
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yay or nay

Anything happening with this GB?
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Old 02-11-2005, 09:18 PM   #83
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Anything happening with this GB?
I am in the process of trying to locate a good all around LCD Screen. If anybody has suggestions to offer up, please post a link. Black framed screens would be the best for interior matching.


Also, blanks will be available for those who wish to customize their own panels with gauges, push button start, or whatever.
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Old 02-12-2005, 10:25 AM   #84
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I am in the process of trying to locate a good all around LCD Screen. If anybody has suggestions to offer up, please post a link. Black framed screens would be the best for interior matching.


Also, blanks will be available for those who wish to customize their own panels with gauges, push button start, or whatever.
I think these are the best: Xenarc 700TS/TSV , Lilliput 7"
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Old 02-12-2005, 10:50 AM   #85
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That mold, looks like you could fit 2-3 Boost/Type gauges and a EDFC beneath it all.

Price point, reasonable.
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Old 02-12-2005, 03:51 PM   #86
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I think these are the best: Xenarc 700TS/TSV , Lilliput 7"
The Xenarc screen you posted looks great. It's available in black as well. It's really at the limits with its size (7.75" x 4.75") But, are fanatics going to be willing to purchase these, complete with the faceplates for around $500-$550?

These screens alone cost about $400. IT IS A GREAT SCREEN THOUGH, you can do pretty much everything with it.

Fanatics, give me your feedback.
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Yes! Yes! I would do the whole package for around $550 to $600. No doubt.
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Old 02-16-2005, 11:48 PM   #88
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been waiting for something like this. that ^ price range is perfect
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Im really interested in this. I think a more attractive price would be $99.

[edit]: The package for $500 would be awesome!!!
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Old 02-19-2005, 09:54 AM   #91
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from what im gathering theres no mass item being produced here. There is obviously people willing to pay close to the price you want for it. I say go ahead with selling to those people. That way every1 can get feedback / more pics which will probably help your sales .

On another note what are we talking about shipping to the UK and by the looks of it theres a few of us so maybe we could organize a group buy .
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The lilliput is a very good screen for the money. A $150-$180 is reasonable for the amount of work involved the fabricate a piece like this.
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The lilliput is a very good screen for the money. A $150-$180 is reasonable for the amount of work involved the fabricate a piece like this.
The lilliput it crap IMHO. You can never see anything on it during the daytime.
It's great if you only drive your car at night.
The Xenarc is the only way to go.
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Just an Update:

I have a perfect Fit with the piece. Nothing will need to be done to it except replace your factory sunglasses/ash tray unit. No drilling, or screws.

I ordered a paint that not only replicates the exact aesthetic OEM finish, but it has a really soft feel to it. It's actually better then stock, it feels awesome. I wish our interiors came like this. (kinda pricey, but no intent of added cost to product, just quality)

I'm still trying to finalize a screen, one that is 'all around' and can suit everybody's needs.
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any updates on this thread? A good number of people i think are still interested.
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Old 04-07-2005, 10:56 AM   #97
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Just an Update:

I have a perfect Fit with the piece. Nothing will need to be done to it except replace your factory sunglasses/ash tray unit. No drilling, or screws.

I ordered a paint that not only replicates the exact aesthetic OEM finish, but it has a really soft feel to it. It's actually better then stock, it feels awesome. I wish our interiors came like this. (kinda pricey, but no intent of added cost to product, just quality)

I'm still trying to finalize a screen, one that is 'all around' and can suit everybody's needs.
pics, updates??? man i cant wait anymore
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Old 04-09-2005, 08:09 PM   #98
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pics, updates??? man i cant wait anymore
unfortunately for the project, i have been using all my free time trying to get my car ready to put on the road (a lot of fabricating and custom work). As soon as I get the work done just to get my car on the road.. i'll be ready to start production of these pieces.

I have found a perfect match for the OEM finish of this piece.

As of right now, I don't know what to do about the monitor of if it will even come with one. It's too hard to choose a screen that everybody will like or are willing to compromise the quality with price.

Maybe i'll do custom fitting for people whow purchase a screen and send it to me when they buy a faceplate.

Hopefully I can get my car on the road next weekend.
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Old 04-10-2005, 12:50 AM   #99
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unfortunately for the project, i have been using all my free time trying to get my car ready to put on the road (a lot of fabricating and custom work). As soon as I get the work done just to get my car on the road.. i'll be ready to start production of these pieces.

I have found a perfect match for the OEM finish of this piece.

As of right now, I don't know what to do about the monitor of if it will even come with one. It's too hard to choose a screen that everybody will like or are willing to compromise the quality with price.

Maybe i'll do custom fitting for people whow purchase a screen and send it to me when they buy a faceplate.

Hopefully I can get my car on the road next weekend.
If it came with a xenarc touchscreen I would definately be down for this
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The lilliput it crap IMHO. You can never see anything on it during the daytime.
It's great if you only drive your car at night.
The Xenarc is the only way to go.
how much do you charge for your piece?
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