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We have to remove the console to gain access to the centre tunnel as there are a few bits and pieces that were either no longer required or need to be installed.

The first part to be removed was the gear lever assembly, to my surprise there is a huge counter weight on the lower end of the lever, no wonder the gear change had a smooth action.
Removing the gear lever leaves a space that hopefully the computer will fit in to, it's going to be a bit of a tight fit, the next job will be to try it out.

The clutch pedal was next to be removed, I thought this was going to be a pain to do but a slip of a clip and it was off, oh and have a helping hand made it easier to!

The clutch master cylinder mounts directly above the clutch pedal in the bonnet area of the car, this was also a doddle to remove, the copper clutch line to the rear of the car was then removed as well as the original battery power cable.

I have made a new locking plate, this is located inside the engine bay and everything that passes from the centre tunnel to the engine bay will go through this plate, the slots shown are for the handbrake cables, a hole is yet to be made for the electronic control wiring on the RH side.

A template was made from a cornflakes packet to the profile of the console insert (originally plastic), this was then used to make a aluminium copy and the curves were bent using guesswork and a large round bar.
Then the monitor screen hole was cut out as well as the slot for access to the temperature controls. The electric windows, hazard and fog light switch were added after that, the hazard switch was originally below the central air vents, so the wiring to the switch had to be extended by about 12 inch's.

A clever low temp welding rod was used to attach the securing lip to the aluminium dash panel.

This is the bracket that will hold the TFT Screen in place when mounted inside the dash.
Dash panel fitted, now it needs to powder coated.
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