Center Console

Discussion in 'Gen II Prius Accessories & Modifications' started by jenkinra, Jan 24, 2007.

  1. jenkinra

    jenkinra New Member

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    I'm thinking of making an extended center console to fill in the space between the dash and the existing unit. Has anyone done this or modified one from another model to work? The space in front of the existing center armrest/console is just wasted and not useable as is.
     
  2. Tideland Prius

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    Just note that the cupholder and hidden drawer will need space. I'm not sure how you'd access the drawer unless you make the extension shallow.

    Besides, it's meant so that you can access (and exit) any side of the vehicle. It's carried over from the first generation design.
     
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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(jenkinra @ Jan 24 2007, 10:57 PM) [snapback]380443[/snapback]</div>
    There is a drawer under the front cupholders that fills in that space nicely. I didn't know it was there until after I'd had my Prius for a year!
     
  4. jukeboy

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    maybe you can get an extended box to replace the existing drawer, make it fixed but add a sliding lid to protect your stuff from prying eyes
     
  5. Boo

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    That spot in front of the center console is a handy spot for a removable litter basket which doesn't interfere with the cupholder, and because it's removable, will not permanently block the full opening of the secret drawer. Check out my and topkick's posts/pictures here:

    http://priuschat.com/forums/prius-main-forum/37201-need-center-console-thing.html

    Note that I eventually used velcro hooks on the bottom of the litter basket to stabilize it on the center hump carpeting ... the stick on velcro tapes I originally used on the back of the smooth plastic litter basket and front of the embossed plastic center column undereneath the dash, ended up not adhering to the embossed plastic center column.
     
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    in the past on ebay (may still be there) i've seen a plastic thing that sticks to the carpet (its removable) and helps women keep their purses there w/o it sliding left or right.

    but aren't there enough nooks and crannies in the prius to hide all our nick nacks?
     
  7. jukeboy

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    it's still available...