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I'll be purchasing a Tundra hopefully before summer rolls along. In the mean time, I'm in the process of ordering a new MacBook Pro. The advertisements say that the center console is huge enough for a laptop and hanging files. Will a 17-inch laptop fit in the center console? Or do I need to order the 15-inch?
 

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I don't think so. I have a 15" MacBook Pro and I don't think it would have much room, if any. I don't have my Tundra to prove that yet :(
 

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Ummm, I'll sell you the 12" PB G4 I'm typing this on. It will certainly fit into the void in the Tundra console.

On second thought, no I won't. I want it to fill the void in the DC Limited 4x4 I'm going to buy and use it with.;)

Seriously, if someone could give use the specs of the console in the non-bench seat version it would be great. I want to be able to set my current laptop and future MB Pro (right around the corner I'm sure) into it along with the hanging file folders if at all possible. This would be an ideal situation as a work truck, file folders for actual project orders/correspondence/web-access and backing it up with the the laptop for on-site CAD/engineering/take-off reviews. Web-access would be via a bluetooth link into the laptop via my Blackberry 8700 g.

The current MB Pro (sorry XP/Vista laptop users-I've no idea of any MS based hardware dimensions) 15" laptop dimensions are: 14.1" W x 9.6" D x 1.0 " Thick. The 17" dimensions are 15.4" W xx 10.4 " D x 1.0 " Thick.
 

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just a thought, but if you travel a lot with your laptop, I would certainly get the 15" widescreen. Lugging around a 17" seems like simply extra hassle....a 17" is only useful for a desktop replacement that stays more or less in one spot...
 

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just a thought, but if you travel a lot with your laptop, I would certainly get the 15" widescreen. Lugging around a 17" seems like simply extra hassle....a 17" is only useful for a desktop replacement that stays more or less in one spot...
Yeah, I see your point. The only reason that I would prefer a 17" is because I need utilize Parallels to run Windows Vista since many of my work applications require Windows. The extra screen space would give me more screen real estate to work with especially if I'm continously jumping around between the OS X and Windows Vista enviroments. While I don't mind using a 15" (my current laptop is 15"), I would prefer getting the larger.
 

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OK, I just went out and measured, as well as tried my laptop.

My 15" 4:3 Toshiba Satellite A25 barely will not fit.:cry: The measurement for the laptop section in the center consol is 13.5" long x 2.25" wide x 10" deep. Those were at the smallest dimension, the box tapers in at the bottom.

I would think some 15" will fit, but you will be hard pressed to find a 17" that will.
 

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OK, I just went out and measured, as well as tried my laptop.

My 15" 4:3 Toshiba Satellite A25 barely will not fit.:cry: The measurement for the laptop section in the center consol is 13.5" long x 2.25" wide x 10" deep. Those were at the smallest dimension, the box tapers in at the bottom.

I would think some 15" will fit, but you will be hard pressed to find a 17" that will.
D'oh! That answers that. Thank you for taking the time to go out and measure it. Greatly appreciated. :tu:
 

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I am not sure how you guys feel about it, but I would never leave my work laptop in my vehicle over night. I just couldn't take the chance some yahoo breaks in to the vehicle. I also would not feel very comfortable leaving important files and documents in the vehicle....It would be useful leaving stuff in the console while working during the stay but using it as a semi-permanent office is just asking for trouble.....
 

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OK, I just went out and measured, as well as tried my laptop.

My 15" 4:3 Toshiba Satellite A25 barely will not fit.:cry: The measurement for the laptop section in the center consol is 13.5" long x 2.25" wide x 10" deep. Those were at the smallest dimension, the box tapers in at the bottom.

I would think some 15" will fit, but you will be hard pressed to find a 17" that will.
I happen to actually own both a 15" macbook pro, and an '07 Tundra. I can confirm that the 15" macbook does NOT fit. (Well, unless you remove the center basket in the console, and put it in diagonally, but that doesn't really fit my definition of "fit".)

It's close - maybe 1/2 an inch, but it doesn't fit. Too bad - I wasn't really planning to carry it in there anyhow, but it'd be nice to have the option.:td:
 

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i own a double cab...and a dell m1210....12" XPS NOTEBOOK OF DELL...AND it fits perfectly..and having broadband...you get good traffic reports...only thing is that this truck did not come with a built in power inverter...i got a limited and was expecting one just like my xrunner ..but no...


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