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I have been looking for that illusive bracket between the two halves of the centre console and the other band where the centre console meets the dash.

Does anyone know where it could be sourced?

There was a post about it some while ago but couldn't find it.

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That one and also the 2 brackets by the left and right of the ash tray.

Do you know where I might find these?

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Kribensis,

For whatever reason on my car, the center console works better in my car above the lower dash lip rather than below it. That said, I cut piece of angle iron (L shaped) from Lowe's and cut it to size. If I remember correctly, I bent the ends inward a bit so that it is shaped like this when viewed from the top \_/. That's a little exaggerated as the angle is probably less than 30 degrees. I fastened this to the console by using the threaded posts/nuts that hold the side trim onto the console. The original bracket was L-shaped plastic ears on either side of the console. This is a very easy bracket to fabricate.

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...the 2 brackets by the left and right of the ash tray.
I've not yet seen a source for these brackets. New ones that is.
If you'd like to have a go at making them, there's pics and dimensions here.
 

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Hey guys.
Is it these you are looking for ?
Actually 3 sets here and a few more in my drawer next to my bed at home.

Robert
 

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I've not yet seen a source for these brackets. New ones that is.
If you'd like to have a go at making them, there's pics and dimensions here.
Jim thanks.....I guess it's a matter of finding someone who's breaking a gtv...which is always a bit sad.
 

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Kribensis,

For whatever reason on my car, the center console works better in my car above the lower dash lip rather than below it. That said, I cut piece of angle iron (L shaped) from Lowe's and cut it to size. If I remember correctly, I bent the ends inward a bit so that it is shaped like this when viewed from the top \_/. That's a little exaggerated as the angle is probably less than 30 degrees. I fastened this to the console by using the threaded posts/nuts that hold the side trim onto the console. The original bracket was L-shaped plastic ears on either side of the console. This is a very easy bracket to fabricate.

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Lawrence
Lawrence..thanks for that..I think I shall end up fabricating it..or should I say, getting it fabricated.

Someone suggested that this part might be plastic..it's metal originally no?

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Someone suggested that this part might be plastic..it's metal originally no?
No. The console to dash bracket is plastic.

Robert,
So you're the guy hoarding all the side brackets, eh? ;)
 

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Hey guys.
Is it these you are looking for ?
Actually 3 sets here and a few more in my drawer next to my bed at home.

Robert

Robert...are you willing to let a set of these go,...

Do you sleep next to them in case someone breaks in to steal them?....!!!

Brian
 

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The 'ears' that tie the console to the dash are L-shaped plastic brackets that sit on the bottom side of the dashboard and are exposed. The bracket I fabricated is made of metal and hidden up in the dash. My L brackets were broken and unusable and so I had to come up with an alternate way to attach the console to the dashboard.

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Hey Papajam + Kribensis.

I am willing to let a set or 2 go.
Maybe easier to make some than to send them all the way from Sydney Australia.
Papajam has a diagram somewhere ???? exact specifications ?
I have some in my hands and they dont look too hard to make.
Its amazing what ends up in your pockets when you pull apart a car.the end up in the top drawer,next to your bed before the wife throws your cloths in the washing machine.


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Hey Papajam + Kribensis.

I am willing to let a set or 2 go.
Maybe easier to make some than to send them all the way from Sydney Australia.
Papajam has a diagram somewhere ???? exact specifications ?
I have some in my hands and they dont look too hard to make.
Its amazing what ends up in your pockets when you pull apart a car.the end up in the top drawer,next to your bed before the wife throws your cloths in the washing machine.


Robert
Robert..if I personally tried to make them they'd end up 'unsuitable for the intended purpose'.

As the car has already run 'ever so slightly' over budget I would be happy to pay postage from Sydney.

I've emailed you.

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Brian
 

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I've sent a sample of this bracket (along with a clutch pedal return spring) for a quote on having repros made.
 

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I've sent a sample of this bracket (along with a clutch pedal return spring) for a quote on having repros made.
jim....please keep me in mind...been looking for these for aaaaages.

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Me too. I love finding out I need a part I never knew I didn't have! Wow, say that five times fast!
 

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Hey Jim (papajam)

Looks like your reproduction ones are more popular than my originals
Kepp up the great work.Makes a lot of people happy.

Robert
 

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Well, they haven't been reproduced yet...
 
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