Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
HRE Wheels
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Technical Camaro Topics > Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum


Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-17-2009, 10:18 PM   #29
Hess RS
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 91 Camaro RS
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Anaheim Hills, CA
Posts: 324
oh and just to answer nwotank's question, its about 5 days of SOLID work. so ya it gets a little complicated. and pricey. once I get through prototyping, things might be faster, but not by much.
Hess RS is offline  
Old 09-17-2009, 10:33 PM   #30
Indpowr
Account Suspended
 
Drives: Corvette C6
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 6,960
Quote:
my lawyer got involved and said that i should pull the post, just in case word gets out to GM.
No offense but are you kidding? GM can care less what you do to mod the car and/or make a living from. As long as it does not say Camaro or have SS or RS your fine GM will do nothing.

Sounds like the lawyer wanted some money...LOL
Indpowr is offline  
Old 09-17-2009, 10:50 PM   #31
Hess RS
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 91 Camaro RS
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Anaheim Hills, CA
Posts: 324
well I wont make that decision. I dont want GM owning my toolbox or anything else of mine for that matter. So for now Ill post a few pics here and there, and if Im able to post more later on, then i will. Plus like a few of you guys said, I dont want any copycats :-)
Hess RS is offline  
Old 09-18-2009, 08:06 AM   #32
Cruzintexas
 
Cruzintexas's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro LT2/RS
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Republic of Texas
Posts: 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by ltlaudio View Post
well I wont make that decision. I dont want GM owning my toolbox or anything else of mine for that matter. So for now Ill post a few pics here and there, and if Im able to post more later on, then i will. Plus like a few of you guys said, I dont want any copycats :-)
I don't bame you! I do look forward to seeing it though.
__________________
2LT/RS Black on Black 20" polished Wheels!
Its all Hers
delivered 07/10/2009
Cruzintexas is offline  
Old 09-18-2009, 08:51 PM   #33
Hess RS
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 91 Camaro RS
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Anaheim Hills, CA
Posts: 324
once i get a little further along i will see what i can do for a writeup for your guys. I dont want to put much out there for the time being. gotta keep you guys interested!! haha.
Hess RS is offline  
Old 09-19-2009, 03:53 PM   #34
Rookie13
Hooked on AutoX
 
Rookie13's Avatar
 
Drives: 1SS/RS
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: NE Kansas
Posts: 400
Send a message via Yahoo to Rookie13
Quote:
Originally Posted by ltlaudio View Post
well I wont make that decision. I dont want GM owning my toolbox or anything else of mine for that matter. So for now Ill post a few pics here and there, and if Im able to post more later on, then i will. Plus like a few of you guys said, I dont want any copycats :-)
Not possible - mod in comfort knowing that GM can't do anything to you or your property becasue you MOD your car or any components of it. Like Indy said, as long as you do not reproduce something that has any licensed product, logo, slogan or similarity of GM, Chevrolet, SS, RS, Camaro or the Bow-Tie - YOU ARE GOOD!!

Nothing wrong with you cutting up, changing, altering, modifying, or converting any portion of the dash, or its components for the purpose of self use. As soon as you reproduce a product that carries any of the aforementioned logos, slogans, or trademarks that GM and it's stockholders hold the license to, with the intent of resale or reproduction without a proper license, will you have your possessions and everything you own taken from you!

Now hurry up and post some partial-pics so those of us who missed the snap-shots can see what kind of progress you have made.

Thanks!
__________________
_________________________


Camaro5 Fest 2010 Panogram Photo of the Host Hotel
Rookie13 is offline  
Old 09-20-2009, 02:56 AM   #35
2010CamaroOutlaw
 
Drives: CGM 2SS/RS
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Los Angeles, Ca
Posts: 273
Looking forward to this!
2010CamaroOutlaw is offline  
Old 09-20-2009, 03:23 PM   #36
DRK
 
Drives: 2007 Harley Davidson F-250
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 30
Unfortunately I missed the pics, but I'll echo the sentiments of other posters in here. As long as you aren't using unlicensed GM trademarks (Camaro, Chevy, etc...), you're completely fine legally.

Have you/are you going to patch-match your dash work to the original dash, if you did any epoxy fabrication? If you have, what paint will you be using? SEM Trim Black? SEM Texture + SEM Trim Black?

If you've managed to come up with a double DIN kit, I'd swap my idea of a BitOne with the factory head unit to a CarPC with a 7" double DIN touch screen.
DRK is offline  
Old 09-20-2009, 04:33 PM   #37
Hess RS
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 91 Camaro RS
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Anaheim Hills, CA
Posts: 324
We have a full paint shop where I work. It wont be any rattle can, it will be all automotive grade basecoat and clearcoat. And yes I do have a double din kit in the works. Hopefully by friday I can give you guys a full rundown once the project is done. Sorry to keep you guys waiting. PM me if you have any particular questions.
Hess RS is offline  
Old 09-23-2009, 06:23 AM   #38
Mohrg Beast
TURBO HUNTER!!!
 
Mohrg Beast's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro Lt Vin #1974
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 607
ive seen some of the pics..it is extremely detailed pics..so someone could very well get on this thread not knowing anything about this, with just a little bit above average know how and use these pics to exactly mimmic his idea then copywrite/steal his thunder and do it first so all the work he has already done would never see the light of day without being sued by the very asshole that stole the idea to start with.

but it does look very VERY good..and im really contemplating this one hard..just the money is the only issue. but im thinking if enough of us get together and let him know how many people are truly interested and will buy this, i believe he would drop the price drastically..i know that i want this mod i believe that he should have never had to do this cause GM shouldve had the option, like every single car company in the world has, of either a double din or single din..

hell the Tahoe i traded for my camaro was an off road edition and still had the double din touch screen navi unit stock in it..it was very rare and hard to find that truck in black with the off road package and the navi..there was only 1 in west virginia in black..and that black one was the only one in a three state radius. didnt know till after i had already driven it off the lot that the S.O.B. had a black bumper but the middle of the bumper had been painted metallic grey..i was planning on murdering out (black everything) the truck till realized it had the grey bumper..but i loved it after i got used to it..DAMN IT RAMBLING AGAIN..SORRY..now im sad cause i miss my Tahoe..NOW IM EVEN SADDER cause i miss my camaro which has been in paint for two damned weeks..thats over a month total it has been in paint..sorry rambling again..sorry LTL..lol
Mohrg Beast is offline  
Old 09-23-2009, 08:36 AM   #39
DRK
 
Drives: 2007 Harley Davidson F-250
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mohrg Beast View Post
ive seen some of the pics..it is extremely detailed pics..so someone could very well get on this thread not knowing anything about this, with just a little bit above average know how and use these pics to exactly mimmic his idea then copywrite/steal his thunder and do it first so all the work he has already done would never see the light of day without being sued by the very asshole that stole the idea to start with.

but it does look very VERY good..and im really contemplating this one hard..just the money is the only issue. but im thinking if enough of us get together and let him know how many people are truly interested and will buy this, i believe he would drop the price drastically..i know that i want this mod i believe that he should have never had to do this cause GM shouldve had the option, like every single car company in the world has, of either a double din or single din..
Since you've seen pics, does it flow well with the interior or stand out?

Also, as far as cost, dash kits are usually cheap, but with the electronics modifications, it wouldn't surprise if this thing cost $500+.

But, if you guys think about it, for most new GM vehicles, you can buy the dash kits for cheap, but then you have to add on $200+ worth of Onstar/door chime/DIC/steering wheel control adapters. If this kit is all-inclusive, then you have to compare final cost to final cost.
DRK is offline  
Old 09-23-2009, 09:04 AM   #40
Mohrg Beast
TURBO HUNTER!!!
 
Mohrg Beast's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro Lt Vin #1974
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 607
lol.i just seen prefinished pics..but its pretty smooth..all i seen was the head sitting in the dash and how its looks from there, and a few other things, but he didnt have the faceplate back on yet. but i was told he had to do well over 15 solders. i mean probably around 25 if im correct..so it takes him alone a ton of time to fix everything up over 2 days is what i was told..thats not including how much time you, yourself, has to spend once you receive the kit..not his fault though, its gms for making it soo tough..i think they way they are doing us over the tuning and the radio, i think they are trying to curve the aftermarket marketing for this car..just my opinion though..and make all upgrades exclusively GM..so if you want a different radio you cant order a new dash mod of your choosing..LOL..you have to wait on GM to catch up to their order volume then decide if they even want to do anything or not..lol..just my conspiracty theory though..nothing i said is totally true nor relevant.
Mohrg Beast is offline  
Old 09-23-2009, 10:06 AM   #41
Walter Sobchak
 
Walter Sobchak's Avatar
 
Drives: 1LT/RS
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: portland
Posts: 46
I saw some of the pics the other day, and it looked complicated as all get out.
Walter Sobchak is offline  
Old 09-23-2009, 10:26 AM   #42
franknbeans
Whipped
 
franknbeans's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 CAMARO
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Pittsburgh-ish - PA
Posts: 4,202
man, sorry I miss out on these pictures.. :(
__________________
franknbeans is offline  
 
Closed Thread

Tags
double din radio custom

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
DOUBLE DIN BEZELS FOR THE NEW CAMARO? Franchyze Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 6 12-22-2014 12:16 AM
2011 Double Din Installed Today! mikeeee Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 20 02-22-2011 04:03 AM
Which double din is the best? GD2BJEN Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 15 01-21-2011 03:02 PM
Metra Double Din Help gill7784 Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 1 12-10-2010 08:59 PM
What do you think about double din? Kwik Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 1 10-05-2010 11:52 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:55 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.