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Old 06-13-2009, 05:38 AM
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Ok Guy's I have made the decision to install a console in my 85 Elco. I really don't know what would look the best so I was wondering if anyone out there has done this? If so can you post up and maybe show some Pix of the install. It's tough trying to picture this set up in your mind when at the Bone yard.....
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Old 06-13-2009, 07:21 AM
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The mid 90s S-10 and S-10 Blazer works well, all of that series, Bravada, etc look similar and fit well . not expensive plus many are out there that don't have the floor shift hole so they look right in an El Camino with the colum gear selector. Take a look on page five of the gallery to see what mine looks like. "Texas Pride" they are very easy to adapt to fit. Harald K.
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Old 06-15-2009, 03:26 PM
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Hello Harold, Well I'll be darned that is a Home run! That looks very nice Harold in fact so nice that it is without a doubt the way I want to go for sure! What are you running for a trans? I have a real nice 700r4 that I was going to mate with a floor shift but this looks much easier to do? I believe that shift works makes a column shift kit also? Now all I have to do is find one that is red like the one you have and I am Good to go!
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I want that center console,instead of trying to piece together the expensive,original style parts to one I have now! Any particular year of the 90's S-10? Also,tell me more about your bucket seats! I have Monte buckets now,& they arent that comfortable. Thanks!

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Harald, that looks pretty sharp. I'm planning on replacing my split bench with a pair of 2000 Grand Prix leather buckets this fall. The S-10 console like you have would go well with them and complete the factory GM look just fine. Looks like I have an excuse to go back to the boneyard.
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i have a 81 with a center console shifter and buckets and ralley dash from a olds cutlass. looks like a easy swap as i said this was done b 4 igot the car but looks factory. shoukl b cheap at your local salvage yard, hope this helps woody plz pm 4 more info
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http://www.roddoors.com/pages/consol-dir.html

Check these guys out. You might find something you like and not have to scrounge the bone yard.
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What Harald K said. The 97 Blazer with column shift has a twin cup holder where my shifter is mounted.
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wow this interior is completely awesome... ever since i seen it i been searching craigslist like a mad man

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The mid 90s S-10 and S-10 Blazer works well, all of that series, Bravada, etc look similar and fit well . not expensive plus many are out there that don't have the floor shift hole so they look right in an El Camino with the colum gear selector. Take a look on page five of the gallery to see what mine looks like. "Texas Pride" they are very easy to adapt to fit. Harald K.
Man Harald I have to give it to you. That is a nice interior job on that Elco. Just inspired me to do the dang thing lol
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i have a 87 elky that i am making a custom console. i made some molds and fill them with foam then i carve it in to the shape i want and fiberglass it here is some pics of the mold ill post some more pics later. also i had 60 40 seat and i cut the wide side down to make bucket seats.

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And excuse me lol, but Hel98 the is some clean stuff right there. What or where did the buckets come out of or from?? Very sharp bro
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4 dollar walmart cup hold/cd tray . I still have the bench seat so it works great for me.
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REMYLINE, the buckets are from Summit. They got em for 189.00 each now.
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REMYLINE, the buckets are from Summit. They got em for 189.00 each now.
189.00 WOW!!! thanks bro. Looking into them right now. Are they comfortable bro?? And I really like your interior also my friend!! Just noticed I didn't reply to yours lol.
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