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Overhead and Center Consoles installed

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Took awhile but I got her done. Armrest just came. I'll get more pics tomorrow.
 

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I have an overhead console with temp and compass wired, but I'm hesitant to cut a hole in a perfect roof panel
 

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I know what you mean Ranger850, my truck just turned 38,000 yesterday. The overhead didn't bother me as much as cutting the drivers seat to make it a bucket seat for the center console. But I wanted something different, just took my time and it looks factory. Love it
 

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Turned out nice...

The console in my 94 Ranger sure looks close to that one... I would have assumed it come from a stick Ranger of that era too.
 

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Armrest installed. I think it needs to be dyed black, THE BOSS says it looks fine. I still think it needs to be black. What do you all think?
 

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I don't count birthday's anymore...just happy to be looking down at the ground instead of looking up
Gray looks fine. Black would just draw your eyes right too it. If console lid was black then yeah.
Like the dash mat....where and what brand did you get it ?
 

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Hi Grumpaw, the dash cover is from EBag. I'll check later and see if there is a label on it. Looks good, fits good, didn't go any farther. I'll check
 

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That interior looks good
 

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I think it looks fine. The only advantage black would offer is that there will be no staining of the material. But other types of dirt will show more easily. Pretty much six of one half dozen the other.
 

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Tighten it until it snaps then back off a 1/4 turn
Gray looks fine. Black would just draw your eyes right too it. If console lid was black then yeah.
Like the dash mat....where and what brand did you get it ?
Hi Grumppaw, sorry it took so ling, but it's been really nice and I went fishing for a couple of days. It's a Dash Designs, Dash Cover.
 

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