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So i have this center console...



but i want one like this...but just the storage part (obviously the cup holders n brake to) not the whole divider.



so, fill me in. what can be done?
 

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I see you're snatching my pictures again Mr. lol :grin:

Good Luck with your SC console mod.I would swap mine out,but I kinda like having that area open,since occationally I'll slide/hop over to the passenger seat.:)
 

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pardon me but it seems he (much like myself) doesn't want the WHOLE SC console swap but wants a better storage area/arm rest and cup holders.

I think I'm going to go w/ the Ebay option myself, but I'll offer up a couple suggestions I've looked into in the last few weeks:

1) There is a removable console in the '04-'09 Toyota Sienna Minivan (XLT) that is a PERFECT color and fit. I have a customer with one of these and took the opportunity to yank it out of his van and set it in my Box. The downside, they are uber-hard to find, if you do find them salvage yards want close to $300 (found so far) for one. New is a hilarious joke at $800+.

That thing is awesome though, huge cavernous, multiple storage areas, at least 4 cup holders (might be 6), etc.

2) Lexus RX-300 (say 98-04/5?) has a center console that I feel could be easily adapted to our cars, would have to make a minor modification to a portion in the front that is a catch-all in the RX but would be better off trimmed away for our cars. Has cup holders and good storage. This one I've found for $65 at one yard so far. I know I could have gotten it for $40-50 but the one I found so far was the wrong color so I passed.

Good luck and let me know what you come up with

Travis
 

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pardon me but it seems he (much like myself) doesn't want the WHOLE SC console swap but wants a better storage area/arm rest and cup holders.

I think I'm going to go w/ the Ebay option myself, but I'll offer up a couple suggestions I've looked into in the last few weeks:

1) There is a removable console in the '04-'09 Toyota Sienna Minivan (XLT) that is a PERFECT color and fit. I have a customer with one of these and took the opportunity to yank it out of his van and set it in my Box. The downside, they are uber-hard to find, if you do find them salvage yards want close to $300 (found so far) for one. New is a hilarious joke at $800+.

That thing is awesome though, huge cavernous, multiple storage areas, at least 4 cup holders (might be 6), etc.

2) Lexus RX-300 (say 98-04/5?) has a center console that I feel could be easily adapted to our cars, would have to make a minor modification to a portion in the front that is a catch-all in the RX but would be better off trimmed away for our cars. Has cup holders and good storage. This one I've found for $65 at one yard so far. I know I could have gotten it for $40-50 but the one I found so far was the wrong color so I passed.

Good luck and let me know what you come up with

Travis

Got me on that one..i didn't read the whole post.

Unless you can find something off the shelf that more or less drops in a custom made console would be the way to go. There have been a few clever solutions posted here over the years.
 

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OK, so here is Version 1.1, I will probably make version 2.0 in a couple weeks when I find more time.

This is a Rampage Center console I got from Amazon. Decent quality, I like the cupholders, the storage and materials are OK (not OEM but not awful). For the $35 price and a bit of modification time I'd say it's a 6.5 out of 10.





Version 2.0 will be a tiny bit higher, mabey a tiny bit back (although I'm debating that one since I like keeping that 3rd cupholder spot). And painted/covered of course.

It's quickly removable from the wing nut and has a hinge on that back piece so I can tilt it up about an inch for the occasional use of the E-brake. It's accessible and useable but obviously is slightly obscured now.

Obviously there's a bit more underneath than what shows in the pictures, I'll expound if anyone is interested.

Travis
 
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