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Here's some pics of my new toy [^] seen a few others with them on here, was gonna fit it inside the first aid comartment where changers go but it was more hassle to fit the changer bracket and cut the compartment door - so I fitted it here.

Thing is it's sort of on show isn't it so whenever I open my boot anywhere people can see it, and I don't want some little tramp thinking "Oooh I like that shiny silver thing in there, I think I'll smash my way in, rip it out and swop it for a 20 quid bag of smack"

I was thinking of some kind of fake wheel arch in the same material as the side panels to cover it - any ideas???? Obviously if anyone ever broke in by chance and looked for something they'd find it - I just wanna stop opportunist charva thieves!

One alternative is to never use my boot!! [:D][;)]

Hope these photos work! Never done it before!

d:/ebay pics/phat 1

d:/ebay pics/phat 2

d:/ebay pics/phat 3
 

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Nope didn't work - how do I add the pics? Do I have to put them on a website? Haven't got one! Can I type an address to a location on my computer rather than a website? [}:)][}:)]
 

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You'd have to upload the pics to somewhere like www.photbucket.com it's not difficult, the same as adding an attachment to an email. You can't link to an image on your own machine.

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Why no replies boys - you must be able to think of something!

Anyway even if you haven't - what does everyone think of these systems? I've heard and read conflicting reports - some say it's the best thing they've ever bought - others say they 'buzz' and give out interference. I haven't had any probs yet but I haven't put many of my own songs on it yet, still getting the hang of it.

Tell you what tho the voice on it gets on my tats - sounds too much like Stephen Hawkins [:D]
 

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took me a few minutes to click onto what it is! how much mem has it got! it does look good... i quite fancy something new like that! whered u get it from? how much?

also... hope im not being too rude... ur 6x9 wires... hide them if poss! not only superficially but also practically? on mine ive run the right wire along to the left speaker and then taken them through the black plastic above the first aid and through the back of the seat.. just an idea!
 

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20 gig memory cartridge and you can buy even bigger ones. I was over in America last month and I got it for 400 dollars - about 235 quid - total bargain as I've heard they're 800 - 1000 optional extra from the stealers! Smuggled it back in my suitcase to avoid import duty and tax - nice - Rooneys tart didn't manage it!

Ah I know the 6x9 wires look a mess but the cables aren't long enough - I'm gonna extend them when I get a chance just been busy gettin the phatbox installed!

Quote: posted by gfunk on 28/10/2004 22:34:59

took me a few minutes to click onto what it is! how much mem has it got! it does look good... i quite fancy something new like that! whered u get it from? how much?

also... hope im not being too rude... ur 6x9 wires... hide them if poss! not only superficially but also practically? on mine ive run the right wire along to the left speaker and then taken them through the black plastic above the first aid and through the back of the seat.. just an idea!
 

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400 dollars in America - you can get them from the phatnoise website but you'll obviously have to pay shipping and import duty as well - not sure how much that'll come to! I've seen them on ebay as well from American sellers in the motors section - I know 'the chief' on here bought his on ebay - however he sold it again as he had interference problems!

If I'm ever over there again I'm gonna fetch another one or two back and flog them on ebay - should get around 400 quid for a brand new boxed!

Quote: posted by andymac on 28/10/2004 22:41:33

Im not saying anything as I am seriously jealous, how much where from
 

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Haven't YET! but I seen your topic on here and noticed you had probs, and I seen you flogged it on ebay - was shatting myself when I seen that after all the hassle I went to get it! I did some digging anyway and I've got some bloke's email from Phatnoise in America - he's apparently very helpful and can supply some sort of 'whine eliminator cable' don't know how good it is - but I'm gonna fill the cartridge up this weekend and use it properly - if I get any probs I'll email him and see what happens.

Fingers crossed I don't have to like [;)]

Quote: posted by thechief on 29/10/2004 00:03:46

Lee, have you noticed any interference yet when the engine is started/ignition is on?
 

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It's a PhatBox mp3 music keg or jukebox - whatever you want to call it. It basically works like a cd changer but plays mp3's which you load onto the cartridge from your pc.

Quote: posted by Mart4875 on 29/10/2004 08:31:24

I don't wanna to sound thick.....But what is it?? And what does it do?? [:eek:)]
 

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Looks nice, am I missing something though. Its an mp3 player, just like an ipod. I use itrip in the car, and it works great for me. I can then take it out and listen to it whilst I'm at work.
 

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Yeah "grandmaster flash and the" it's more or less the same except it speaks to you!

Not really that clued up on mp3's and ipods etc. I only got it cos I heard they were good and I had the chance of a cheapish one!

How much memory have those itrip things got?

Quote: posted by furious5 on 30/10/2004 17:01:15

Looks nice, am I missing something though. Its an mp3 player, just like an ipod. I use itrip in the car, and it works great for me. I can then take it out and listen to it whilst I'm at work.
 

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Anyway - any ideas on how to cover it??????????????

My shelf is 'stealth' and is covered with acoustic carpet - I'm looking for a similar concept to cover this thing! Might sound daft to some of you but there's some dodgy feckaz round mine and just wanna hide it.
 

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Quote: posted by leefrizz on 29/10/2004 08:44:30

It's a PhatBox mp3 music keg or jukebox - whatever you want to call it. It basically works like a cd changer but plays mp3's which you load onto the cartridge from your pc.

Swift. Some of that James Bond 'Invisible Aston Matin paint' should do!
 
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