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Old 04-01-2017, 11:24 AM
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I've removed that tunnel cover on my non A/C 60 a couple of times. Just start from the front as Nyles suggests. I comes apart in two pieces, and the front piece just unscrews from the controls see pic. There are also screws along both sides all around. Don't know if A/C is different? You don't have to remove the front seats to do it, and unless you have another reason to remove them I wouldn't. But yes it is easier with no seats in the way. You MAY have to lift the rear seat bottom up to slide the long piece forward a little after it's unscrewed. Interesting what you may find under there esp if the PO was a smoker. Or used the ashtray as a coin holder.
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Old 04-03-2017, 01:52 AM
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Originally Posted by sidewalkman View Post
Looks cool, but definitely an aftermarket item. Can you take a close up?
Looks like a neat install by the previous owner. The knob on the right is a three position switch. Not managed to get any of it working yet though. Thanks to the previous owner its also nice to have the reassurance of an oil pressure gauge and warning light.

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Old 04-07-2017, 11:37 AM
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Martin ~ OUR5T8BIRD has a lot of tech info on these old Squarebirds of ours. He just sent me information on installing the optional rear speakers for the 1958-1959 Squarebird. Here is Product Service Letter P-432 June 4, 1959! To view them larger, push Ctrl + several times. Here ya go!

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Old 04-07-2017, 01:56 PM
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Wow, nice job. I can't believe it's as complicated as that. I was waiting to read how to degree the speaker and break-in procedure.

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That's pretty cool man. I think I would have to make those holes a tad bigger for cup holders...bodily fluids are important also lol.
No just kidding. I keep thinking of all that space on that tunnel that can accommodate stuff just like what you have here. There's room. I just don't want to put a saw to my console....yet. Maybe I should start looking for a boneyard console, and have cool stuff like you have.
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