Nophix Posted December 25, 2007 Share Posted December 25, 2007 So, here's my issue... I have a '93 Taurus SHO I'll be picking up shortly after January 1st. It's a complete toy, since I already have a daily driver. I'm using an older laptop in the car as a carputer solution, running to a 7" touchscreen. I was thinking that I want to not only have the GPS and MP3 streaming(and maybe some wardriving.....), but I want to integrate the system into the car's security. Basically, I need a way for it to control a 12v relay for the starting system. I can build the passcode interface if I can figure out how to get it to talk to a security system relay of some type. I know there are things out there, but I'm not sure what. It would have to be USB. That, and I could integrate the wireless card with a small app that would allow me to remote start it over my home network, and even time it to warm it up in the morning before work if I choose to take that car. Maybe even get it to talk to the security/keyless system as well from the network? If that works, I can set up a secondary connection ad-hoc to my other laptop that I always have with me for controlling it as well. Just a thought I've been playing with. I would like to integrate some more features but I'll get this done and go from there. I'm not much of an amateur electronics guy, so forgive me if this is a n00b question. Forgot to add, this will also control TWeecER, the tuning device on the engine. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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