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Old 03-18-2009, 06:30 PM   #1
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I've been fabricating this center console for way too long now....... I'm almost done, need to sand and clearcoat it. I wanted to take the center console out because with the aluminum seats bolted directly to the floor it was way too high. I'm making a carpet piece to go down the tunnel and then cover the trunk/gas levers. I'm embarrassed to say how many hours I've spent building this silly little thing...
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Old 03-18-2009, 06:46 PM   #2
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Looks clean, I gussing an hour or two?
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Old 03-18-2009, 06:55 PM   #3
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Who cares how long its taking.

Its going into your car, and you're making it. It looks great imo

Would've probably taken me a few weeks to do the same. I get scared when I start fabricating **** haha
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How do you make such clean bends?
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Old 03-18-2009, 07:25 PM   #5
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Made the bends with a cheap HF sheet metal brake. Spent half the time just making the cardboard template. I expanded the basic FM heat shield with the same material. I'm one of those mechanics that likes to think about what I'm building about a billion times before, during, and after it's done. Takes forever! BTW, pls excuse the messy workbench, it's not usually this bad....
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Old 03-18-2009, 07:38 PM   #6
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Nice, I'll have to get me one of those.
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