#1 is a hand held GPS unit. We build our routes on
the PC at home, then load them into the GPS unit. I selected a hand
held unit over an in-dash system so that if I ever have to leave
the vehicle and walk out, I can carry my navigation tool with me.
#2 is a good old fashion mechanical compass - it is a failsafe
back upto the GPS. #3 a panel of toggle switches to control
the many interior lights on the truck. #4 the CB radio
- it is great for communications to companion vehicles - cell phones
won't work out in the bush!
Good cup holders - you need something that will keep your
slurpee from splashing around while on the trail. #6 Oil Pressure
and voltage gauges plus a small map light. #7 An MP3
player. CD players rarely work well on bumpy roads and radios
are useless in steep canyons. I don't usually listen to too much
music while off roading - But when I do - I have all the music I
care to listen to on hand - My choice is the iPod. I also installed
temperature gage and clock above the rear view mirror- it takes
the guess work out of estimating how many coats to put on before
I step out of the truck.