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Old 05-23-2019, 02:00 AM   #1
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Replacing CD Storage thing

Hi all,

Looking for ideas and suchlike for what to do with the frankly superflous cd storage thingybob which sits at the top of the bottom section of the centre dash.

What have you guys/gals done to it/replaced it with?

Any part numbers for it to be replaced with another hole like the one underneath it? I'm assuming it isn't the same one as it looks to be slightly less tapered.

(would this fit https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Porsche-Boxster-911-986-Centre-Console-Lower-Storage-Tray-99655224301/401756790725 ?)

my dash - https://photos.app.goo.gl/unfFTRmKEr1bjgVR8
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Old 05-23-2019, 04:19 AM   #2
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Hi all,

Looking for ideas and suchlike for what to do with the frankly superflous cd storage thingybob which sits at the top of the bottom section of the centre dash.

What have you guys/gals done to it/replaced it with?

Any part numbers for it to be replaced with another hole like the one underneath it? I'm assuming it isn't the same one as it looks to be slightly less tapered.

(would this fit https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Porsche-Boxster-911-986-Centre-Console-Lower-Storage-Tray-99655224301/401756790725 ?)

my dash - https://photos.app.goo.gl/unfFTRmKEr1bjgVR8
That'll do it.

I sent my cubby to PW... and he installed a motion sensor and LEDs in it. When I reach into the cubby to retrieve my drugs the LEDs illuminate them.
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Old 05-23-2019, 04:36 AM   #3
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That'll do it.

I sent my cubby to PW... and he installed a motion sensor and LEDs in it. When I reach into the cubby to retrieve my drugs the LEDs illuminate them.
hah that sounds pretty cool. i'm guessing PW is a place in the US?

Are you sure that the linked item will fit in there? as it does seem to be tapered .. the cd tray box seems to be rather rectangle in shape. the item is described as lower storage tray, so thats what makes me unsure... and i'm not sure what the other one would be called.
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Old 05-23-2019, 04:43 AM   #4
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ok i think it is part number 9965522530101C
so the one in the ebay listing is for the bottom part and not what i need.

can't seem to find any used ones of these on ebay and i'm not desperate enough right now to spend 55 on replacing it.
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Old 05-23-2019, 07:49 AM   #5
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you could do the equally worthless and fragile cup holders, or make room for a double-din, then speakers, amps, etc...:+)

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yeah, i'm not too fussed about getting a double din, the cost involved with
a) getting one thats half decent enough to justify doing it in the first place (ie android auto, sd slot etc)
b) cost of the surrounds for double din and climate unit
c) presumably new amp since I read that most head units wont work with the MOST amp cos of the fact it is optical??
d) the faff with fixing it all up.

i've just got a radio transmitter and bluetooth transmitter so i'm combining them to make a budget bluetooth receiver on my existing cdr23
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Old 05-23-2019, 10:41 AM   #7
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so, the cupholder then...

https://www.pelicanparts.com/More_Info/00004480191.htm?pn=000-044-801-91-OEM&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjvqazaay4gIVkYqzCh1TNwV5EAQYASAB EgKKZPD_BwE
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already got one and thats probably just as much :-D
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I believe the part you are looking for is #996-552-253-01-01
Can be found here: https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-porsche-parts/radio-delete-shelf-satin-black/9965522530101c/

I replaced my cd tray with this storage shelf - much more functional.
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hah that sounds pretty cool. i'm guessing PW is a place in the US?

Are you sure that the linked item will fit in there? as it does seem to be tapered .. the cd tray box seems to be rather rectangle in shape. the item is described as lower storage tray, so thats what makes me unsure... and i'm not sure what the other one would be called.
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