How do you make a 1950 Studebaker even cooler? By installing an iPod Nano in the dashboard, of course! The folks over at MAYA Design hacked their way to a touch-controlled sound system with this project they've dubbed the "Nano-Baker" (or "Stude-iPod") using a pair of Apple ear buds, a USB cable, a voltage regulator and a set of speakers. Here's how they pulled it off.
First, remove the clock module from the dashboard and its housing and give it a new faceplate and black backing to make the contrast sharper. Hot glue the iPod Nano onto the faceplate, then fit it back into the housing... more