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Posted: Thu May 03, 2007 2:28 pm 
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Hi ive just recently bought a 1988 xf ghia ute for my first car and the only thing that i didn’t like about it was that it had a bench seat.

what i was wondering is how hard would it be to take the bench seat out and install 2 bucket seats and a center console? i would also like to change the column shift to a t bar in the center console. i have the 2 bucket seats and only need to buy the center console. any help would be awsome.

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Posted: Fri May 04, 2007 11:56 am 
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you will need the little brackets which the console screws to. also, find and xd and pinch it's box which mounted the floor shifter. ( xd's are screwed on, and xf's are spot welded.) not sure about the later stuff, but i know xd's had a line marked in the body where to cut the hole.

 

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Posted: Mon May 14, 2007 10:49 pm 
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While we're on the subject: I'd like a centre console for my XC, while retaining the bench front seat/column shift.

Can anyone recommend a good transplant from another model, or a good candidate for modification?
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