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Old 11-26-2011, 08:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Cool Custom center console '67

I just finished up building a center console for my '67 coupe and wanted to show you guys how it turned out. Sorry for the mess, I haven't vacuumed it out yet since I started everything. It has a T5 with a billet short throw shifter and Hurst 8" stick. For the time being I matched the center part of the console to my dash. Soon I am putting the brushed aluminum "deluxe" dash in and I will change the console to brushed aluminum to match. At that time I plan to add a volt meter and a matching clock (my dash is custom and does not have these two). What do you guys think so far?
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Old 11-26-2011, 08:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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looks pretty damn good
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Old 11-26-2011, 09:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The console looks good. I was thinking of building myself something earlier today. It would be nice to have some storage at hands reach and a cup holder.
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Old 11-26-2011, 11:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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That is awsome! I wish I had your skill to do something like that. I wouldn't know where to begin (or at least after the frame was built).
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Old 11-27-2011, 12:40 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Yeah man, i hate to say it, but that sucks. You should probably just mail it to me so you don't have to suffer with it in you car...
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Wow yea that is crazy awesome wish I had the skills to do that.
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Old 11-27-2011, 02:37 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Good job, I'll bet that cupholder thing catches on. LOL.
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Old 11-27-2011, 08:30 PM   #8 (permalink)
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LOOKS FACTORY
Any build pics
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Old 11-27-2011, 08:45 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Thanks guys. I thought it turned out pretty sweet. It started out as a cardboard template and here are a couple pics of the process. I have a couple more built, I just haven't upholstered them yet.
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Old 11-28-2011, 12:32 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Looks great! Good job! Wish my console had cup holders.
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Old 11-28-2011, 02:02 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I have a couple more built, I just haven't upholstered them yet.
And how much are you wanting for one?
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Old 11-28-2011, 09:40 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Nice Job
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Old 11-28-2011, 10:07 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Very nice! That looks great!
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Old 11-29-2011, 12:58 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Like the stitching. Did you do it or job it out? I'm planning a similar one, but want to start the curve toward the dash a little farther out. Plan to bring it up like the factory deluxe console into the radio bezel, put a couple of gauges where the radio sits, then put a double DIN nav radio below them. just don't have any money right now.
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Old 11-29-2011, 01:25 PM   #15 (permalink)
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That is a nice job. Yeah, I too am curious about the stitching...farmed out or DIY? I have a 69 w/center console only I am worried about crushing the center section of the 45 year old plastic. I am considering building a custom console and your idea looks almost perfect....ok, being a bit jealous here...NICE!
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