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Luftgekült
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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 3:00 pm    Post subject: Show me your center console! Reply with quote

I am thinking about putting a center console in my flat screen superbeetle.
This way I could put an stereo and a couple of speakers in it. Besides I could move the AFR and CHT gauges out of my glove box.
I have four posche gauges in the dash so there is no place for more gauges or a stereo.
I would like you post your center console pictures to get a clearer idea of how it looks in the car
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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 3:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anybody??





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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 3:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a refurbished FOHA console, an accessory that was available in Europe in the 70s. Have it in my VW 1972 1302 (superbeetle).

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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 4:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Boble wrote:
This is a refurbished FOHA console, an accessory that was available in Europe in the 70s. Have it in my VW 1972 1302 (superbeetle).

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Damn, that's nice. Cool
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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 4:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's the console I installed today.
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But it's my B2200 truck, not my VW. Time will tell whether I like it.
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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 11:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mine:
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Not mine:
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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2011 4:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Doesn't get much cheaper than home made.

If I made it a bit wider it would fit a stereo head unit no worries

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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2011 4:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Need some carpet cleaner? lol. DDs rock.
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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2011 4:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Laughing

Yeah it's pointless trying to keep the inside of my cars clean when I live on a farm.

Next interior is going to be all black.
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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2011 10:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Boble wrote:
This is a refurbished FOHA console, an accessory that was available in Europe in the 70s. Have it in my VW 1972 1302 (superbeetle).

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Very nice!
If you'd know where to get one...
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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2011 10:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i don't like center consoles. in fact, i took the factory center console out of my porsche 911 so that it's totally open now just like my beetle. Cool
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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2011 2:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

[quote="Luftgekült"]
Boble wrote:
This is a refurbished FOHA console, an accessory that was available in Europe in the 70s. Have it in my VW 1972 1302 (superbeetle).

Very nice!
If you'd know where to get one...


http://cgi.ebay.de/Mittelkonsole-Konsole-VW-Kafer-...45fac55590
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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2011 3:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Joel wrote:
Doesn't get much cheaper than home made.

If I made it a bit wider it would fit a stereo head unit no worries

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Joel, do you have dimensions/plans for your console. I am looking to build my own as well and having some measurements to start with would be nice.

thanks!
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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2011 5:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hopefully Lobotomy is reading this, I sent him the measurements and diagrams but have had to clear my PM inbox since then but I'll get the dimensions again if we don't hear from him.
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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2011 5:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

here's mine only took a day in a half to build i will try to find a better pic it's made of fiberglass and a skim coat of body filler. 2 cupholders and a spot for your phone and stuff
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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2011 1:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

jman03 wrote:
here's mine only took a day in a half to build i will try to find a better pic it's made of fiberglass and a skim coat of body filler. 2 cupholders and a spot for your phone and stuff
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You put the cups in the speaker wells?
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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2011 2:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow, excellent camo, you can barely make out the console with that scheme.
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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2011 4:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Wow, excellent camo, you can barely make out the console with that scheme.


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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2011 5:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Joel wrote:
Hopefully Lobotomy is reading this, I sent him the measurements and diagrams but have had to clear my PM inbox since then but I'll get the dimensions again if we don't hear from him.

Joel, If its not too much trouble, could you send me a copy of those also? I'd sure appreciate it.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 7:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Spanky57 wrote:
Joel wrote:
Hopefully Lobotomy is reading this, I sent him the measurements and diagrams but have had to clear my PM inbox since then but I'll get the dimensions again if we don't hear from him.

Joel, If its not too much trouble, could you send me a copy of those also? I'd sure appreciate it.
Thanks, Mike


Hey Joel,
May I add my name to the list??
I really like your console and it would be easier to build if we had the measurements. Wink

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