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Old May 29th, 2012, 07:11 PM
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4 speed console adapter

Are there multiple manufacturers of the console adapter? The one from parts place states that it isn't a show piece but are there others that are nicer out there?
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Old May 29th, 2012, 07:28 PM
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bought mine from the parts place, very happy with it
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Old May 30th, 2012, 07:19 PM
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i know they are high priced but the original ones are the best. i am not a big fan of the reproductions myself.
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Old May 30th, 2012, 09:21 PM
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Do you have an original for sale by chance?
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Old May 31st, 2012, 03:41 AM
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i have a complete 4 speed console with an original adapter but no adapters by themselves.
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Old May 31st, 2012, 09:24 AM
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The original or first run of the repop adapters were pretty good,but the color & texture of the material was slightly off.The latest design is excellent.They can be installed as-is,without dying,if you have a black console,but I prefer to dye everything together anyway.
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good to know that. i have one of the early ones on my Rallye then because the texture is off.
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Old May 31st, 2012, 11:42 AM
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Yes,the early adapters & console lids were a glossy grayish color,with a slightly different texture,and I had to prep them more to get the dye to lay right.The newer adapters & lids are much better.
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Old May 31st, 2012, 08:09 PM
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So I guess I'll get one from the parts place, thanks for the insight...
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