Post covering electronics that I have installed in the FJ Cruiser.

Bluetooth GPS build

If you’re like me you have found that the GPS accuracy of Android phones and tablets leaves something to be desired when used in the car. My Sony Android tablet can barely get a fix from inside the FJ. I have been wanting to get away from my Windows based CARpc with the built in GPS…


HF Radio Install – Part 1

I started the install of my new HF Radio in the Toyota FJ Cruiser. The install includes the following items: Icom IC-7000 All Band Radio SCS PTC-IIusb Pactor-II HF Radio Modem Turbo-Tuner Screwdriver Antenna Controller RIGtalk USB Rig CV-I rig control interface Little Tarheel II Screwdriver Antenna Associated cables Icom remote speaker The install involves…