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Old 21 May 2014, 09:35   #1
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Searider console conversion

Can anybody see a problem with this?

I was thing fibreglass would be fine for re-mounting the dash- any other ideas?

If you are wondering why, it's so I can fit it snug up against my front console and reach the mounting points.

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Old 21 May 2014, 10:03   #2
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Can anybody see a problem with this?

I was thing fibreglass would be fine for re-mounting the dash- any other ideas?

If you are wondering why, it's so I can fit it snug up against my front console and reach the mounting points.

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Yep. You'll remove any chance whatsoever of 'her' fitting snugly on the seat with you....
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Yep. You'll remove any chance whatsoever of 'her' fitting snugly on the seat with you....
not sure I understand what you mean? You mean it won't be big enough for two or it isn't going to be big enough full stop for one person?

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Make the hatch lift off ?
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Make the hatch lift off ?
I also can't reach the mount points because the dash of the console touches the front console before i get anywhere near the mounts.

Also I was thinking it wold be more comfortable for the driver because they have the back rest to lean on (with the conventional sr4 console the backrest is too far back as it's a two person console).

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This is the front console,,
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not sure I understand what you mean? You mean it won't be big enough for two or it isn't going to be big enough full stop for one person?

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Well, it looks 'tight' for two.

Personally, it would be tight for just me but I understand you're substantially younger than me and, no doubt, somewhat slimmer so it should be fine for you
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Well, it looks 'tight' for two.

Personally, it would be tight for just me but I understand you're substantially younger than me and, no doubt, somewhat slimmer so it should be fine for you
Ye see what you mean, I can always do some measuring and see how much space I will have.

The console has already had some conversion with the front being sealed up, which I do like actually, protects all your electrics from your dials
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Ok some out of box thinking. Why not ditch the front console thing and keep the proper console as is?

Make a storage box at the stern that can double up as an extra seat as per your other thread.
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Ok some out of box thinking. Why not ditch the front console thing and keep the proper console as is?

Make a storage box at the stern that can double up as an extra seat as per your other thread.
Problem is that thing is fixed in well and, I kinda like it
It's got loads of dry storage, battery compartment and a place to strap down the anchor, as well as loads of dry storage tubs to put tool kit, first aid etc. in.

I am just wondering if I will have enough space that's the only thing, but I guess that no one else has done it so well- I just got to crack on and give it a go I suppose.

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