GT console question

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GT console question

Postby jpsmit » Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:42 pm

On the console for the GT the back is "missing" is this normal? any pics?

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Re: GT console question

Postby bluevivagt » Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:31 pm

yes thats normal jp,your handbrake sits in there, :o
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Re: GT console question

Postby jpsmit » Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:57 pm

bluevivagt wrote:yes thats normal jp,your handbrake sits in there, :o


even the cut in the end? it seems very rough as though it has been hacked through
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Re: GT console question

Postby hbr341 » Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:10 pm

Hi
Yes thats the same as mine they were a bit rough.

Regards Chris.
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Re: GT console question

Postby GTpete » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:19 pm

Just came across this thread. This is a standard owner mod, to enable the console to be removed more easily, without having to remove handbrake cable to get full movement..
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Re: GT console question

Postby jpsmit » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:36 am

GTpete wrote:Just came across this thread. This is a standard owner mod, to enable the console to be removed more easily, without having to remove handbrake cable to get full movement..


so would it originally have been closed?
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Re: GT console question

Postby GTpete » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:34 pm

Yes closed, only one of my previous GTs had no cuts....
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Re: GT console question

Postby Colin » Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:13 am

Sorry to contradict, but yes J.P, it was always open - with a cut as shown in your picture to accommodate the handbrake lever - It's illustrated just the same as yours in the Viva GT factory service manual TS982.

I tried to upload a picture from the service manual but as usual pressed the wrong button. It's on page 169 of the manual.
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