i've spent some time trying to help you out with your dimensions, but am unable to locate them. i do not have access to your generation ipod, so unfortunatly i am unable to disect and place my shop ruler next to every piece.

i know your excited about this project, but if you are going to take apart your ipod anyways, why don't you dissasemble it? it may be the fastest solution at this point in time.
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