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    H.u.d.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThreePot View Post
    Anybody tried one of those "heads up displays" ?
    My dad has a (2008, I think) 'Vette with this.
    Coolest
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    Unbelievably useful, safe and functional. I wish all cars had 'em. I love it (if you can't tell). You don't have to take your eyes off the road, it's friggin awesome!! The 'Vette had like 5-6 different display configurations and would display: speed, RPM, lateral g-forces and maybe 1 or 2 other things.
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    As much as I hate people who text and drive - a heads-up would improve the "safety" level of this deplorable, egregious practice considerably.

    You could actually read a text in a somewhat safe(r) manner with a HUD.

    But I think my HUD opinion is in the smallest minority. I know Pontiac offered a digital speedometer HUD on their late 80's cars (the GrandPrix for certain, an uncle had one) but IIRC, the public was 'distracted' by it and it was a flop... Thinking about that now is hilarious: distracted by seeing your speed projected on the windshield in front of you, how quaint... Now we just text, email and other sh*t (on our phones!!) when we want to be distracted while driving, lol.
    Last edited by Minihaha; 12-15-2014 at 12:47 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Minihaha View Post
    As much as I hate people who text and drive - a heads-up would improve the "safety" level of this deplorable, egregious practice considerably.

    You could actually read a text in a somewhat safe(r) manner with a HUD.

    But I think my HUD opinion is in the smallest minority. I know Pontiac offered a digital speedometer HUD on their late 80's cars (the GrandPrix for certain, an uncle had one) but IIRC, the public was 'distracted' by it and it was a flop... Thinking about that now is hilarious: distracted by seeing your speed projected on the windshield in front of you, how quaint... Now we just text, email and other sh*t (on our phones!!) when we want to be distracted while driving, lol.
    Check it
    https://www.navdy.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Minihaha View Post
    As much as I hate people who text and drive - a heads-up would improve the "safety" level of this deplorable, egregious practice considerably.

    You could actually read a text in a somewhat safe(r) manner with a HUD.

    But I think my HUD opinion is in the smallest minority. I know Pontiac offered a digital speedometer HUD on their late 80's cars (the GrandPrix for certain, an uncle had one) but IIRC, the public was 'distracted' by it and it was a flop... Thinking about that now is hilarious: distracted by seeing your speed projected on the windshield in front of you, how quaint... Now we just text, email and other sh*t (on our phones!!) when we want to be distracted while driving, lol.
    I wonder if F-16 drivers find it distracting..
    I got a buddy that spent 20 years in one...I'll ask him sometime ...lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThreePot View Post
    Holy Chit!
    How 'bout that.


    Wish this was a 'standard' on ALL cars, like: turn indicators, brake-lights, windshields, you know - important safety stuff, lol.
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    Wish I had $500 burning a hole in my pocket.....

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    How about something free?

    Hudway for ios and android.

    Last edited by GooneyGooney; 12-15-2014 at 05:37 AM.

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    I wish MPG was part of the HUD display. (SURPRISE!) I was actually thinking about it just last week.

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    gonna test that software omw back home, crappy part is that I have to enter destination. I want it just to work directly


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