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So this took a long time to figure out what I wanted to do but I think it all turned out great. I have a 2008 EX and hated that there was no center console. I also hated that the stereo was very basic with no bells and whistles. I started it all by putting an Alpine Double din all in one head unit in the car. Then the speakers sounded like crap. So I added all Alpine Type R speakers in all the doors. Then I had great highs but no bass. I wanted a small sub but I didn't want to lose any space in my Element from a box hanging out in the back. So I got the JL Audio Stealthbox for the bass. My system is AWESOME! But then I still had the problem of me wanting the SC center console. So I bought one from the guy on ebay for $300. But this was gonna be an issue with the much larger sub in the same spot as the factory sub. I did alot of looking around and found someone to modify my console and so it fit well with the Stealthbox in place and I am very happy with the results!
 

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Very impressive!!! That stealth box is not so stealth, its HUGE!!! The center
console looks really good. Makes it look all original.
 

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looks great man, who did the work?

Can you get a few pics from the back seats area to see that angle?
 

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Some more pics of the finished job.

I was had AV input wired into the console along with the power outlet. The AV cable goes right to my Alpine headunit and can also be sent directly to my Alpine overhead drop down monitor. I love the factory look that it still has with all the aftermarket stereo equipment.
 

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goodness...thats really nice...
i am wanting the JL Stealthbox...but I wasnt a fan of the black felty look...

thanks for your post..
 

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Did you have to lose the dome light to put the monitor there? If so, does the monitor have a built in dome light?
 

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The sub is a 10 in JL. It came with the stealthbox. I just got all the black sc parts so can get rid of all the tan on the dash and doors. I like the all black look.
 

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Is it possible to install the center console without changing the sub? I love the SC's raised cup holder and storage armrest, but I don't want to try it if it means huge modifications.
 

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The sub is a 10 in JL. It came with the stealthbox. I just got all the black sc parts so can get rid of all the tan on the dash and doors. I like the all black look.
If you don't mind me asking, how much did that cost you and where did you buy those dash/door parts?

Thanks!
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im pretty sure those pieces are just painted. or covered in vinyl/leather

built not bought ^.^
 

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So I spent $500 for the fabrication work at a local mobile electronics spot. I spent around $350 for all the place pieces to get the SC look. They are all pieces from Honda dealership. The center console was bought on ebay for $350. I love it all!
 

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So I spent $500 for the fabrication work at a local mobile electronics spot. I spent around $350 for all the place pieces to get the SC look. They are all pieces from Honda dealership. The center console was bought on ebay for $350. I love it all!
So roughly $1250?! :shock:
 

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Great work on the sub solution, I may have to fabricate something similar.


Thanks for posting


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Who Modified it?

Can you tell me who modifed it, I want to do the sme but to complete my console to add to it. I want to install a Tablet in addtion to the radio. Was it modifed in fiberglass? or anything to that effect. Awesome Job.
 

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Where I got it done at.

I got the work done at Performance Auto in Pensacola Florida. All they used was wood and padding and vinyl.
 
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