E320 1997 owner wishes to update from CD - Mercedes-Benz Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-19-2010, 02:09 PM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Junior Member
 
Date registered: Jun 2010
Posts: 8
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
E320 1997 owner wishes to update from CD

On third MB. First 2, an 83 and an 84 300 SD. Also an 86 190E. The 84 300 SD is in process of rebuilding the engine. The rest is fine at a little over 300KMI. Little wear and putting in new valves and pistons since the cam chain stretched too far. OUCH!!!

I Have purchased an 1997 E320 in pretty good shape with 100KMI on it. I noticed that it has an Ethernet port inside the lower armrest compartment. A module that holds the CD's in the trunk is missing.

What I wish to do is remove the CD changer (make someone a bargain), and install a custom PC in the rear module or the armrest and use the place occupied by the CD control for a LCD touchscreen to display GPS and a rear view camera at trunk level to cover small pedestrians and to help see smaller cars hiding under the trunk lid.

Anybody have any ideas?

BTW the computer is currently in my toolbox.

Last edited by Tom Hardy; 06-19-2010 at 02:12 PM. Reason: misspells
Tom Hardy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-26-2010, 07:21 PM
BenzWorld Elite
 
leapyfish's Avatar
 
Date registered: Apr 2008
Vehicle: 1998 SLK230 210,xxx Miles
Posts: 7,685
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
leapyfish is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > General Mercedes-Benz

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Topic Author Forum Replies Last Post
Proud owner of 1997 E320 greggster General Mercedes-Benz 1 06-26-2010 02:02 PM
Gas Mileage Update - 1997 E420 MarkZ W210 E-Class 10 12-07-2009 09:38 AM
New 1997 C280 Owner (to be) help me out! Dman123 W202 C-Class 7 03-10-2008 12:16 AM
Update on Ptepaul - Thanks to all for your support, encouragement and good wishes ptepaul G-Class 2 02-24-2006 12:53 PM
1997 s320 won't start ~~ Update kaiming W140 S-Class 4 07-30-2005 05:26 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may 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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 

Title goes here

close
video goes here
description goes here. Read Full Story
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome