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Discussion in 'HardForum Tech News' started by HardOCP News, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. HardOCP News

    HardOCP News [H] News

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    You might be a nerd if your car cost $500 but the electronics in it cost $25,000. Seriously man, what the? Thanks to everyone that sent this one in.
     
  2. -(Xyphox)-

    -(Xyphox)- [H]ardness Supreme

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    WOW... just WOW........
    Thats taking a nerd to a hole new level
     
  3. GotNoRice

    GotNoRice [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Is all that stuff even hooked up and/or working and does each piece serve a purpose or did he just glue a bunch of old non-functional components all over the inside of his car just for the joke factor?
     
  4. Spewn

    Spewn 2[H]4U

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    I'm thinking it's just for the jokes, in which case I have to wonder... :/
     
  5. HAF72

    HAF72 1337 :)

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    and a car robber's dream heh.
     
  6. srangara

    srangara Postposterous

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    That thing's got to have worse mileage than Steve's car.

    And I wonder if all of that HAM eq is plugged into the cigarette lighter. :D
     
  7. John721

    John721 [H]ard|Gawd

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    The interior of it reminds me of the DeLorean from Back to the Future. Did he remember the flux capacitor?
     
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    whole
     
  9. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    My high-school physics teacher had a similar car (I'm talking about the interior,) but it was in a giant box of an american 70s sedan. So this one isn't too much of a stretch comparatively. He had about 10-15 different antennas poking out of the roof the same way.

    (His house was just as ridiculous.)
     
  10. Sacrilego

    Sacrilego Lurker

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    Holy cow!
    But why so much equipment?
    This has to be a joke.
     
  11. Phoenix333

    Phoenix333 2[H]4U

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    It looks worse than an airliner cockpit.
     
  12. indokyne

    indokyne 2[H]4U

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    you could prolly microwave a TV dinner in that car
     
  13. Azhar

    Azhar Fixing stupid since 1972

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    Makes me want to forgive idiots who text and drive because what they're doing is nothing compared to this lol
     
  14. Kenworth

    Kenworth 2[H]4U

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    Yeah but this guy is obviously not being "connected" to pick up on women...
     
  15. heretic

    heretic n00b

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    Unfortunately this is not a joke. There are several people out there like this, LOL. I go to a couple "hamfests" a year and there's a guy with a red early 80's Escort that shows up to Peotone (in IL) with a setup similar to this. We call it the porcupine car. I think it's more of a hoarder syndrome than actual usefulness. Me and most of my HAM friends use one or two radios regularly. Most have no need for over 9000 radios stuffed into a compact car.
     
  16. Quikstrumental

    Quikstrumental Limp Gawd

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    I thought I saw this car on "Pimp My Ride."
     
  17. ajira99

    ajira99 Limp Gawd

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    And all the radio waves help to keep carryout food warm on the trip home.
     
  18. SpaceHonkey

    SpaceHonkey Gawd

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    Now that sir is a cancer risk!
     
  19. MisterSparkle

    MisterSparkle [H]ard|Gawd

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    Now you see, this isn't a car with lots of goodies. It's lots of goodies with a car :)
     
  20. T4rd

    T4rd [H]ard as it Gets

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    Someone in the Genmay forum posted their Hyundai Accent with a setup that kinda reminded me of this, heh. Not near as bad, but enough to be funny.
     
  21. DukenukemX

    DukenukemX [H]ardness Supreme

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    If all that stuff was turned on at once, you'll become the human magnet. Either that or say hello to Mr. Cancer.
     
  22. -Sn1PeR-

    -Sn1PeR- 2[H]4U

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  23. goodcooper

    goodcooper [H]ardForum Junkie

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    that'd be protias....

    king of pictars
     
  24. ir0nw0lf

    ir0nw0lf [H]ardness Supreme

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    Looks like a mobile sterilization vehicle to me!
     
  25. Ur_Mom

    Ur_Mom I'm Not Serious

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    Wouldn't mind having a few of those. Although, some of them are serving the same purpose... why?

    Doesn't make sense, really. I'm a ham, and wouldn't mind a nice dual band receiver, or a HF receiver, but those are still individual units. You don't need a single on for each damn band and frequency.....
     
  26. FndTheRver

    FndTheRver Gawd

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    that is nerd raised to the infinity power.

    Or at least the power of all the radios inside.
     
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    Diablo2K [H]ardness Supreme

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    He ever gets pulled over by the cops that car is getting towed for an obstructed view, and I would imagine having that many antenna would make him a major target for cops.
     
  28. Greyryder

    Greyryder Limp Gawd

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    Fortunately, all that radio equipment generates an EM field that scrambles the electronics in police cars. ;)
     
  29. Ice_Burg

    Ice_Burg [H]ard|Gawd

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    lol [H] grammar lessons!
     
  30. jwalk6

    jwalk6 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Just the picture gives me a headache.

    :cool:
     
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    satyr36 [H]Lite

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    Sniviler Limp Gawd

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    all that crap and all he needs is an iphone, lol
     
  33. TheCommander

    TheCommander 2[H]4U

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    If all that is hooked up, I wonder what is powering it.
     
  34. malingjc

    malingjc [H]ard|Gawd

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    I actually saw this thing at the Dayton Hamvention this past May. I didn't notice if it was all hooked up though.

    I doubt I'll ever have more than one antenna on my car as a ham.
     
  35. Raiden911

    Raiden911 Gawd

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    geeez :eek:

    Is that dude preparing for 2012 already. :eek:
     
  36. rhexis

    rhexis [H]ard|Gawd

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    where does his girlfriend or wife sit? oh wait a sec, he is a ham radio person. never mind.
     
  37. Casper312

    Casper312 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Haha is that a Hydrolics controller? Hahahahah
     
  38. mere1582

    mere1582 Gawd

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    This.
     
  39. Pringals

    Pringals Gawd

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    ...it'd be cooler if it was a DeLorean. :D
     
  40. Farva

    Farva Shens!

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    I don't recall anyone in Genmay owning an Accent.

    I drive an Elantra. ;)

    You must not know much about electronics then. That would be like saying with all the AM, FM, cellular, sunlight, HAM, etc would do the same thing. You'd be surprised how much bandwidth you can fit in air.