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Old 11-15-2013, 01:47 PM
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How do you even know where to bolt the big bracket? Like how far/closer from the dash

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Old 11-15-2013, 01:54 PM
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That's the problem. Gotta do that now. I have the big bracket mounted to the console. I can bolt it into the dash and then use some self tappers to mount it to the floor right?

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Yeah that's what I did. Just used self tap screws for the big bracket

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How do you even know where to bolt the big bracket? Like how far/closer from the dash

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I just guessed. I put the shell of the console over the bracket then took the shell off and put it in. It was a little off but it went to the dash with just a little gap
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Old 11-15-2013, 02:02 PM
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It's not high enough in the back. The dash bracket doesn't sit flush with the dadh

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Old 11-15-2013, 02:11 PM
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I'm picky with how stuff looks so hopefully I don't mess up Lol.

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Old 11-15-2013, 02:18 PM
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Me either I left the bracket attached to the console and then threw a couple self taps in and now I gotta put arm rest on

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Got a little gap by the dash on passenger side. Whatever I'll fix it later

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Old 11-15-2013, 02:23 PM
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Should I cut some of my carpet or try and self tap through it?

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Old 11-15-2013, 02:27 PM
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Should I cut some of my carpet or try and self tap through it?

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I wouldn't cut it. So that just incase you decide to take it off you didn't have a hole in the carpet
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Old 11-15-2013, 02:31 PM
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Good point. If y'all want to get your armrest redone with a different color or a image/text on it, talk to Glenn, gcextreme. He's going to be doing mine in red with a Nebraska Cornhuskers N on it. Can't wait.

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Old 11-15-2013, 02:33 PM
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I just drilled through it

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Old 11-15-2013, 02:35 PM
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I just drilled through it

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That's what I'm just going to do.

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Old 11-15-2013, 02:44 PM
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I can't post pics I'm all done. Before you put the self tappers in out your seats back in. Leave the front dash bolts loose and adjust it to where it looks the best then tap through. That's the best way in my opinion to get it where you want it

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Old 11-15-2013, 02:59 PM
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Couldn't you put a few self tappers in the bracket with the shell on

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Old 11-15-2013, 03:04 PM
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That's what I did. All the brackets still mounted to the console itself and put it in place. A lot easier

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Old 11-18-2013, 04:01 PM
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Did you guys leave the air duct in the console? I gotta remove it cause I'm planning on putting my GPS brain for my radio and sub amp under it. But the duct is still in and not sure if cutting it out will make the console weak

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Old 11-18-2013, 04:03 PM
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Did you guys leave the air duct in the console? I gotta remove it cause I'm planning on putting my GPS brain for my radio and sub amp under it. But the duct is still in and not sure if cutting it out will make the console weak Sent from my iPhone using FRF App
I left the part in in the very front but I took the motor and all the wiring for it out and I took out the rear ac controls so I could stash knives and other things in there

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