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Old 03-30-2013, 06:58 PM   #1
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What can I do with the storage spaces under my radio?

Hello All-

I purchased my '97 Boxtser with only 60,000 miles about a month ago and have done a bit of work since I got it (new tires, new front brakes, chrome sill plates, spider decals along each side and a new stereo).

I would love to see what some of you have done with the 2 empty storage spaces under the single din stereo. I was thinking of cup holders, or mounting a GPS, or anything that would look good and be functional to fill up that area. I'm not looking to relocate my climate controls and/or stereo, just something relatively easy that could spruce up the look of that space.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 03-31-2013, 03:48 AM   #2
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Just leave it. Less is better in a car like this.
You will only de-value your car. put your wallet in it and or your phone.
Just drive it and appreciate it for what it is.
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Old 03-31-2013, 05:02 AM   #3
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There is a GT3 console delete part that lets you remove the bins and gives big guys like me knee room. It's an ideal place to mount a GPS.
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Old 03-31-2013, 05:04 AM   #4
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:58 AM   #5
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you could install a oil pressure and oil temp combo there (2 separate instruments side by side)
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I have the cupholders and CD trays that I don't use. I want to swap them out for storage or something cosmetic. willing to trade
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Old 03-31-2013, 02:10 PM   #7
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Thanks for all the ideas...

Tmbcn3, I would be interested in the cup holders. How can we talk about it?
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I'm interested in un-deleting mine if anybody is looking to get rid of those pieces.

Eventually, I'd like to move the climate control down.
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Subwoofer!

Mine's covered with a piece of real leather now, but this is the original finished picture with vinyl: here
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Just leave it. Less is better in a car like this.
You will only de-value your car. put your wallet in it and or your phone.
Just drive it and appreciate it for what it is.
+1 They may be empty, but they're useful.
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That's where I mounted my flux capacitor.
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Old 04-05-2013, 12:14 PM   #12
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I don't think I have the capability of generating the needed 1.21 jigawatts of power to run that thing!

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that's why you have the other compartment.
so you could fit the micro static mini nuclear plant.
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Mr. Fusion is more economical and environmentally friendly.

JMHO
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Old 04-15-2013, 03:43 PM   #15
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So I've been thinking about solving my own problem... 10 days of tinkering and researching and, in my humble opinion, I came up with a cool idea!!!

Yes I love my car, but now I feel like the technology is a bit more "updated". I love the way it makes the interior feel and the fit is perfect. I did have to do some research and just a bit of fabrication to make it happen. If anyone is interested in what I did, just let me know.
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Looks great!
next step is hard wiring it in so that you dont have to use the cigerette lighter!
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agreed... thanks
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Looks great...what part of NJ are you from?
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South Jersey... Cherry Hill

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Old 04-16-2013, 04:00 AM   #20
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I replaced the bins with the GT3 delete as I needed more knee room. No regrets.
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