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 Post subject: Gear boot
Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:16 am 
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I finally got sick of the rubber shifter boot in my xr, I was planning on getting a ebgt boot but after raiding the shed I came up with some grey leather and the chrome lid off an old aftershave bottle and came up with this:
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Also padded and trimmed the shifter surround in fake suade, but I think I'll now have to do the window button panel too.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Gear boot
Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:00 am 
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Looks good and very inventive :)
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 Post subject: Re: Gear boot
Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:45 pm 
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Papa Smurf wrote:
Looks good and very inventive :)

Thanks mate, Not sure why so many people put au consoles in when with a little (or a lot) of work the ea-ed one can look sweet.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Gear boot
Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:57 pm 
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I gotta say that looks pretty pro, well done.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Gear boot
Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2012 6:41 pm 
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UPDATE; Decided I needed to add to the wood, so I got a Momo gear knob.
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EBGT RIMS, AU MAF, AU T/B, BOXED POD, CAI,
ELGT EXTRACTORS & SPRINT EXHAUST

BAXR6T Lowered, Kompact BOV thats all....so far
ZJ 351 Fairlane, a work in "slow" progress

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 Post subject: Re: Gear boot
Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:11 pm 
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Sweet, that looks good too. Matches the other woodgrain too.

 

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