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Old 04-16-2011, 06:16 PM
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Question Cup holder problem!!!

Got a 94 with a 5 speed and I have had it for about a month. When I got it, the carpet was already stained with obvious drink spills all over the carpet. I figured the guy I got it for just did not care as the inside was pretty dirty...

But after driving it for about 3 weeks I have a better understanding of the stains. These cup holders are terrible!!! To low and to wide. Any time I take even the most gentle of turns, or even give it a half throttle acceleration and well as hit the brakes, my drinks go tipping over. Kinda hard to keep them up right when shifting gears and dodging other NJ drivers.

What is out there to fix these? I figured there would be something aftermarket to fix this problem? I found some factory sleeves for newer models but they still look like they would not hold a cup very well. Any help???

(the only reason I am making a big deal about them, Im about to replace my carpet and wrap some stuff in Louis Vuitton. I want to keep a clean interior and I like the stock location)
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Old 04-16-2011, 06:32 PM
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if they're the cup holders next to the stick, I thought they had those pull-up sleeves too. if not, maybe you're missing them? the sleeves in the newer trucks work great, mine are definetly useful. It depends on what kind of cup you have in it too.
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Old 04-16-2011, 06:38 PM
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No pull up sleeves. That was the first thing I checked for. It doesnt even look like it ever had any sort of sleeve in them. I can put 20oz soda bottles in the fine (also because they have a cap!), but if I get any size drink from a fast food joint...they go tipping! Here is a pic...You can see my interior is now pretty clean for a '94 except for the obvious spill stains.

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Old 04-16-2011, 06:48 PM
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yeah it should have had some sleeves in them...
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Old 04-16-2011, 06:51 PM
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hmm, I have a buddy with an 03/manual trans, same cup holder location as yours, and his does have the pull out sleeves. In mine, when you pull the sleeves up out of the cup holder (as in remove them) there are only 3 small notches at the very bottom of the holder that it slides in, maybe you missed them? hopefully someone with the same generation/year as you can chime in, though.
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Old 04-16-2011, 06:57 PM
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whats on your shifter knob?
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Old 04-16-2011, 06:59 PM
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Thanks for the input so far. I looked for some on epay, but they all said '95+ and I would think the cup holders in my truck would have some sort of lip to keep a sleeve from pulling straight out?

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Oh..the shift knob is a skull with eyeballs. I bought it when I was a kid from a store that sold pool tables, I have had it in every truck I have ever owned
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Old 11-11-2011, 08:38 PM
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im having the same problem and its really annoying, no sleeve inserts! err!!!
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Old 11-11-2011, 08:43 PM
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How much is the LV gonna cost ya?
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