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Unread post Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:51 pm

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Anybody using a center console on a late model? I was thinking of installing one offered on eBay but wasn't sure if there were more options. Here is the link: ... 3f&vxp=mtr
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1964 Ford F250
1965 Corvair Monza

Unread post Sat Mar 16, 2013 2:13 pm
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Looks like a practical, useful design!
$153.95 on eBay, including shipping



California Corvairs...
A lack of cupholders in a Corvair can be a problem. The type that hangs on the door tends to fall off. I have one of these between the front seats on my convertable...

Hopkins SMT Twin Cupholder (Black)

Small, adjustable for those "Big Gulps", unobtrusive, and easy to install with two screws. Only $11.80 on
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Console Build Illustrated...
Brad Bodie
Lake Chatuge, North Carolina

Unread post Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:19 pm

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That custom console looks awesome!
1964 Ford F250
1965 Corvair Monza

Unread post Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:41 pm

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Location: Chula Vista CA.
I just put a Clarks center console in my LM this evening . LOVE IT , it fits great and is nice and secure. Love the added storage space which is great to hide my GPS.
66 Monza
82 5.0 Mustang
94 S-10
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Unread post Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:08 pm

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I purchased my center console from California Corvairs and ablolutely love it. I think it is the same brand or type as Clarks sells. Perfect ride height for your elbow. I love the cup holders and the glove box like area to put stuff. Best money I spent, besides the Corvair itself.

Unread post Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:09 pm

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Location: Atlanta, GA

Here is a custom one I built a while back. Sorry about the poor image quality. Was scanned from a beat up print.

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Corvair guy since 1982. I have personally restored at least 20 Vairs, many of them restored ground up.

Unread post Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:25 am
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Location: Columbus, Georgia

George, my body shop pro, custom-built this console that has two cup holders, a double DIN stereo, 4 speakers and the relocated PG shift lever.

I am scheduled to get the completed 69 vert this morning (fingers crossed):


Dean Gemberling
Columbus, Georgia
CORSA Eastern Div Director

62 Rampy - ORANGE - Driving & Showing It
64 Monza Vert - WHITE - Rolling shell
69 Monza Vert - AZTEC BRONZE - Driving & Showing It

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