Red Rattler Revamp

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Bit more , today was mainly about console building- fiddly work and timber and I don’t get along all that well …..

JUST fits with the seat in - might keep an eye out for another BT-50 seat like the one in the ute

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Made a steel bracket to bolt it in using nutserts into the frame around the gearstick
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Then made all the rest of the bits - brackets to hold the outer bits on etc gobble up lots of time , routed the edges to soften it up , need to get some material tomorrow not sure what yet


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Then folded up the metal for the wire hiding bizzo under the glovebox and called it a day
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Love the console Blacky where are your essential cup holders going :crazy: can you make one for the Reverend :lol: :lol:
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Blacky would you mind taking a template of your console before fitting please. :shifty: :thumbsup:
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FireKraka wrote: Tue Feb 20, 2024 12:48 pm Blacky would you mind taking a template of your console before fitting please. :shifty: :thumbsup:
can do mate but the floor hump is a one off ??? its not a bought one its just been chopped up to suit .....
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Another step closer , finished off the cable tidy and got a little bit carried away- cut it to length, trimmed the ends up then marked these holes
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To fit these in -
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Mounted up with nutserts
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Pulled out and painted them up , I forgot to take a pic of the drivers side one
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Fabricating on the fly


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Looks great Blacky.
I understand your floor hump is different to mine for the console just means that I would need to allow for it, the basic shape of the console etc. is what I'm chasing.
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FireKraka wrote: Wed Feb 21, 2024 10:30 am Looks great Blacky.
I understand your floor hump is different to mine for the console just means that I would need to allow for it, the basic shape of the console etc. is what I'm chasing.
Easy done mate I will make a cardboard template of the side of it for ya :thumbsup: this is a dry run for the 2 door - I will be making a full length console for that
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Thanks mate and don't forget the bits from Clay on Sunday I'll make sure I get them out of the box.

I'm thinking of running buckets in "The Referend" so I think the same about full length console maybe or at least half length, got to have cup holders right? :lol:
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Common sense comes with age, they say.



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