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Old 03-03-2006, 06:24 PM   #1
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In the spring im going to make my own center console for my car.

Any idea on what type of material I should use?

I was thinking some type of plastic.. but I was also thinking about maybe playing with fiber glass…


Im going to be putting a CB, Power inverter, and maybe something else in it...

Just trying to get some ideas before I try this…
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In the spring im going to make my own center console for my car.

Any idea on what type of material I should use?

I was thinking some type of plastic.. but I was also thinking about maybe playing with fiber glass…


Im going to be putting a CB, Power inverter, and maybe something else in it...

Just trying to get some ideas before I try this…
fiberglass would be what I would use.
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I have some Ideas in my head....

you could do something like a setup that is in a Cop car....you could use a stock Bonne Cener console and Modify it...it'd be really simple
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Yeah go with fibreglass, not sure how you would make it out of plastic.
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i have always thought that brushed aluminum looked cool.... not really sure how to fit it, or where to get it...
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Would get cold in the winter too, depending where you lived. :P
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You can make it however you want with fiberglass, but I don't recommend trying it if you have never worked with glass before. A center console might be biting off more than you can chew. If you are interested, PM me and I'll fill you in.
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Fibrglass, there are tons of sites with fibreglass how to tips and because your doing the console later you could start with a few smaller things, pillar pod comes to mind?
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You can make it however you want with fiberglass, but I don't recommend trying it if you have never worked with glass before. A center console might be biting off more than you can chew. If you are interested, PM me and I'll fill you in.

yeah, thats why i was thinking of ding it with plastic or something...

but i might still try glass
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You can make it however you want with fiberglass, but I don't recommend trying it if you have never worked with glass before. A center console might be biting off more than you can chew. If you are interested, PM me and I'll fill you in.

yeah, thats why i was thinking of ding it with plastic or something...

but i might still try glass
But how does one mold plastic? Short of like fancy industrial injection molding or somethign.
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