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Center console?

Unread postby 91turbo2 » Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:51 pm

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:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/CORVAIR-New-196 ... 3f&vxp=mtr
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Re: Center console?

Unread postby bbodie52 » Sat Mar 16, 2013 2:13 pm

Looks like a practical, useful design!
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$153.95 on eBay, including shipping

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Re: Center console?

Unread postby 91turbo2 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:19 pm

That custom console looks awesome!
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Re: Center console?

Unread postby price9714 » Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:41 pm

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.
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Re: Center console?

Unread postby SfcColts » Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:08 pm

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.
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Re: Center console?

Unread postby terribleted » Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:09 pm

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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Re: Center console?

Unread postby ihscomputers » Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:25 am

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):

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