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Old 11 October 2011, 03:41   #1
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Untidy wiring

Any tips on how to tidy up the wiring behind my steering console.

I don't want to drill into it if I can help it but all the sticky solutions for holding the wiring never last, I thought the hot glue gun and plastic cable holders had worked but they have started to come free.

Any suggestions ?
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We glass strips of timber or foam inside the console. If you don't want to go down that route find an anchor on something else that is already in the console

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Old 11 October 2011, 06:03   #3
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I am quite fortunate in that my console is made from pretty thick ply under the 'glass. Might be worth investigating, as I have used really small brass cup hooks screwed in with sealant as anchors, then just used insulating tape to hold the wiring down.

Cables heading for the exit hole are tie wrapped to the steering bowden.
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Old 11 October 2011, 06:53   #4
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We glass strips of timber or foam inside the console.


If you're not too keen on working with GRP, then you could stick a piece of plywood in place with sikaflex (varnish or flowcoat over any exposed timber though)
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I used to rip off the self adhesive pads and quick set epoxy the bases in place if that helps.
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I used to rip off the self adhesive pads and quick set epoxy the bases in place if that helps.
+1 although I used the screw fixing ones with a hole in, saves having to scrape the foam off the back
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