Skip to content

50 Awesome Auto Projects for the Evil Genius

Spend $50 to get a free movie!

ISBN-10: 0071458239

ISBN-13: 9780071458238

Edition: 2006

Authors: Gavin D. J. Harper

List price: $31.00
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Description:

Presenting 50 automobile projects that are compatible with any car, no matter what make, model, or year, this work includes projects such as installing electric windows, display systems, theatre-style dimmers, automatic wipers, automatic headlights, security features, power supply systems, installing a car PC and much more.
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 206
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Instrumentation
Constructing a Digital Gauge
You Will Need
Tools
Adding a Lamp Failure Monitor
You Will Need
Tools
Circuit Operation
Construction
Introducing ... The LM391x Series of ICs
So How Do We Go About Building a Digital Dashboard ...
Using the LM3915/6 Effectively in Your Own Designs
Constructing a Simple Voltmeter
You Will Need
Tools
Constructing the Mixture Meter
You Will Need
Tools
Calibration Procedure
Troubleshooting
Installing an EGO Sensor
You Will Need
Tools
One-Wire EGO Sensor
Two-Wire EGO Sensor (ISO-EGO Sensor)
Three-Wire EGO Sensor (HEGO Sensor)
Four-Wire EGO Sensor (ISO HEGO Sensor)
Troubleshooting
Out-of-Car Testing and Inspection
In-Car Testing and Inspection
Building an Expandable VU Meter
You Will Need (Per Channel)
Tools
Building a Digital Tachometer
You Will Need
Tools
Adding a Voice Enunciator
You Will Need
Tools
Comfort Features
Electric Door Mirrors Explained
Installing Electric Door Mirrors
You Will Need
Tools
Installing Electric Windows
Type 1 Aftermarket Window Kits
Type 2 Aftermarket Window Kits
Type 3 Aftermarket Window Kits
You Will Need
Tools
Mechanical Installation
Electrical Installation
Troubleshooting
Installing Heated Seats
You Will Need
Tools
Troubleshooting
Installing a Lumbar Support
You Will Need
Tools
Installation Instructions for a Front-Mounted Bladder
Installation Instructions for a Rear-Mounted Bladder
Installation Instructions for a Seat Pouch or Pump
Installation of Wiring
Troubleshooting
Intelligent Functions
Installing an Automatic Head-lamp Switch
You Will Need
Tools
Installing Automatic Dip-Beam Lights
You Will Need
Tools
Installing Simple Intelligent Wipers
You Will Need
Tools
Constructing a Rain Sensor
You Will Need
Tools
Installing Advanced Intelligent Wipers
Principle of Operation
You Will Need
Tools
Locating the Sensor
Electrical Installation
Troubleshooting
Resetting the Raintronic
Reinitializing Raintronic
Advanced Intelligent Wipers in Action!
Installing Cruise Control
Safety and the Cruise Control
You Will Need
Tools
Electrical Installation
Troubleshooting
Entering the Diagnostic Mode
Testing the Resume/Accelerate Button
Testing the Brake Switch
Looking to the Future
Security and Safety
Adding High-Level Mirror-Mounted Indicators
You Will Need
Tools
Troubleshooting
Adding Puddle Lights
You Will Need
Tools
Installing a Total Closure Module
Installing Central Locking
You Will Need
Tools
Installing Central-Locking Motors
How It Works
Installing Heated Washer Jets
You Will Need
Tools
Installation
Hydraulic Installation
Electrical Installation
Operation
Building a Homing Device
You Will Need
Tools
Installing a GPS Vehicle Tracker
You Will Need
Tools
Mechanical Installation
Electrical Installation
Software Installation
Software Configuration
Installing a Reversing Camera
You Will Need
Tools
Installing a Rear-Obstacle Sensing System
You Will Need
Tools
Operating the ROSS
Constructing Dome-Light Dimmer Delay
A Computer in Your Car
Car Computer Basics
AutoCom ACEX C3
Installing the AutoCom ACEX C3
You Will Need
Tools
Building Your Own Car PC
Mini/Nano ITX
Processors
Memory
Motherboard Options
Case Styles
Case Controls, Buttons, and LEDs
You Will Need
Troubleshooting
Constructing Your Own Case/Modifying a Standard Project Case
Motorbike PCs?
Other Car Computers for Consideration
Power Supplies
Split-Charging Systems
Installing a Split Charger
You Will Need
Tools
How the Circuit Functions
Inverters
DC-to-DC Power Supplies
Startup and Shutdown Controllers
Connecting an External Device to an OPUS Power Supply
You Will Need
Tools
BIOS Settings
Operating System Settings
Electrical Installation
Operating the Power Supply
Troubleshooting
ATX Power Connection
Display Technologies
Display Technologies
Liquid Crystal Displays
How LCDs Work
Vacuum Fluorescent Displays
How VFDs Work
Display Formats
Alphanumeric Displays
Adding a Text Display to Your Car PC
Autoroute
Microsoft MapPoint
Other Programs
Epilogue
Appendix A
Appendix B
Index