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Post by Clueless1 » Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:05 pm

Hi, does anyone have a centre console for sale in better condition than mine?! I’m going to change the colour to black so fading or scuffs aren’t too important.
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Post by scimjim » Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:22 pm

Do you want both parts? I have several but will need to check condition - can do it tomorrow?


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Post by Clueless1 » Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:07 pm

Yes both please. I’m recovering the armrest but it still needs a lot of work.


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Post by scimjim » Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:26 pm

Is the armrest cubbybox just split at the screwholes?


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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
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Post by Clueless1 » Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:15 pm

Yes, just two screws holding the armrest on.


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Post by Clueless1 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:50 am

Sorry Jim, misread your reply. No, it’s pretty broken all over! Someone has tried a repair on the base but not a very good one.


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Post by scimjim » Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:55 pm

Okay - one switch panel in VGC - some overspray (which I could remove but won’t bother if you’re going to paint it anyway :D ) and a small tear in the bottom right corner of the radio aperture (should be hidden by the radio surround?)
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The best cubby box I have with e/w & e/m has one crack on the front left corner and the usual (easily repairable) cracks in the base.
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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
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Post by scimjim » Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:57 pm

Just realised that the shadow hides the damage I mentioned :oops:
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Jim King

Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
CURE THE FAULT - NOT THE SYMPTOMS

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Post by Clueless1 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:36 pm

Hi Jim, I’ll take the radio console but my centre one is in a bit better condition than yours!
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Post by scimjim » Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:04 pm

They all suffer from being far too thin and very brittle on the base - the black plastic glued on the bottom is actually factory :D

If yours is better than that, it should be an easy repair before painting?


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Current: SE5 (8Ball), TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (G97), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), Sabre/MX5 auto (The Flying Broomstick),
1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
CURE THE FAULT - NOT THE SYMPTOMS

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