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Home brew fiberglass stereo, center console and kick panel pods

Discussion in 'Interior Board' started by oilwellfixer, Aug 19, 2017.

  1. oilwellfixer

    oilwellfixer New Member

    Hi all,
    After getting my new motor and trans in, I decided I'd like to listen to some tunes while driving. I liked the larger screen stereos, but didn't want to cut the dash, or go with a motorized screen. I made a template and after a few tweeks of the template this is what came out.
    After that I decided a center console would make a nice area to run all the amp wiring to the trunk. So the stereo and center console are two separate pieces. The speaker pods were a masonite skeleton and back, with a mdf ring attached to the face, then I stretched some heavy black fleece around the frame, stapled and soaked in fiberglass resin.
    I'll probably re-paint the consoles to match, when I paint the car.
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  2. Mach1 Driver

    Mach1 Driver Active Member

  3. B67FSTB

    B67FSTB The NorCal dude from Belgium

    great job man !!
  4. guruatbol

    guruatbol Always on vacation!

    Above my pay grade!

    If I did it, it would look like Homer Simpson's spice rack.

    Great job.


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  5. oilwellfixer

    oilwellfixer New Member

    Thanks, that's too funny.
    This was my first attempt at anything like this. And wasn't easy. I do admire the MTF stuff , but I'm a tinkerer and like a challenge too.
  6. rbohm

    rbohm Active Member

    only one problem i see here is, no cup holders.
  7. Fastang68

    Fastang68 New Member

    Looks great!
  8. oilwellfixer

    oilwellfixer New Member

    Right? Beer gets warm too fast between the legs...BURRRP! I got cheap after the stereo equipment. But I like these led ones and they'd be easy to add. Seasense Blue LED Lighted Stainless Cup Holder 50091042 _ eBay.jpg
  9. kb3

    kb3 Well-Known Member

    Link to the cupholders? I could use those in my boat!!
  10. oilwellfixer

    oilwellfixer New Member

    They're on eBay, and I think they're listed as a boat part.

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