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Want to pimp your ride minus the pink under car LED strobe lights? Check out these suggestion which are sure to make any ride smoother.

The iTrip is a great addition to any car because it lets you listen to all your favourite tunes from your iPod. This popular FM Transmitter works by plugging into the headphone socket of the iPod and coverts the audio output into an FM radio signal. With a modern backlit LCD screen and compact design, this little gadget is stylin in any car. Available at Griffin Technology Online for $50.

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Which way is left, which way is right? Never get lost again with a Garmin Nuvi 350 Pocket/Vehicle GPS Navigator. This compact navigator also includes a MP3/audiobook player, a photo viewer, and a world travel clock. Just mount on your windshield and let this gadget be your tour guide! Go to to purchase for $415.

Keep all your passengers entertained with a flip-down Panasonic Widescreen Color LCD Monitor/DVD Receiver. This nine inch, DVD-R/RW playback widescreen LCD delivers clear, high-resolution images. Also included is a game button on the wireless remote, infrared audio output for wireless headphones and built-in reading lights.
Purchase at for $600.

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Fleur Fleur 10 years
If I use it in Montreal, I will end up hearing static within the music - almost every channel is used so it's hard to find a clear sound - but if I go anywhere outside the city it works. The one thing, though, is that it takes all the battery. And while you're driving, you may enter in an area where the channel you chose is used for a radio station. It's good for small distances or living rooms. I usually plug my iPod on the charger and at the same time use my iTrip on my stereo. But still, it's far from perfect! I don't like it. Bad idea. They really have to work on that gadget.
Butrfly4404 Butrfly4404 10 years
Yeah, but I WANT one!! ;)
Tech Tech 10 years
Yeah, FM tuners can be tricky, especially if you live in a major urban area where most of the stations are filled. People that live in rural areas seem to rave about iTrip and other tuners...perhaps it's one of those gadgets that's not for everyone.
Butrfly4404 Butrfly4404 10 years
I heard bad things about the iTrip for vid. too. Maybe not iTrip, but FM tuners in general.
a-geek a-geek 10 years
I love the Nuvi- I traveled for work for ages with one of these- small enough to fit into a pocket and always right on directions. So so so much better than the older model (Quest 2) I had before it as it's so quick to calculate directions and recalculate when I go the wrong way. I just worry that the Nuvi voice will get mad at me for disobeying.
DearMissPriss DearMissPriss 10 years
I hate my iTrip! I don't know if a new one has come out, but if you have the video iPod, you have to get the iTrip with the dock connecter that plugs into the bottom. The problem I have is that the iSkin I have on my iPod makes it hard for the Itrip to fit in securely and it goes to static if you accidently nudge it at all. Also, since the dock connecter model is digital, it won't go below 88.1 FM, which is where you will get the best audio quality because those stations are use less frequently; I have to put the antenna down in my car every time I use it...I think there are much better FM transmitters out than this one.
Stella10 Stella10 10 years
I love my Griffin I Trip but I have the one that plugs into the lighter because the one above KILLS your battery on your Ipod the one that plugs into the lighter actually charges your battery it's way better!
Bonne Bonne 10 years
Oh, I love my GPS device. I always get lost and its so nice to find my way back...
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