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Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby cococola » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:43 pm

Today I decided to refurbish my glove boxes by lining them with acoustic carpet as they are tired looking as well as dropping white powder lining on everything that is in them.
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Re: Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby cococola » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:45 pm

The finished pair of gloveboxes
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Re: Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby cococola » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:47 pm

And fitted...
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Re: Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby cococola » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:50 pm

Im really pleased with the finished result as the old ones looked tired and worn.
Its a cheap upgrade for the price of some acoustic carpet that I had and some spray glue. :)
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Re: Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby myoldjalopy » Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:05 pm

Well done! And I see you've got that great little BC MacDonald book too! :D

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Re: Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby ManyMinors » Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:57 am

That's a worthwhile improvement :) The price of new gloveboxes is crazy!

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Re: Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby panky » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:35 am

Nice one, looks nice and tidy :)
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Re: Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby King Kenny » Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:26 pm

Good job. I think I may be copying you one day.

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Re: Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby cococola » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:49 pm

Prices of replacement glove boxes are so expensive for what they are and I was really happy with the refurb results of mine as well as the enjoyment of doing the job. :)
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Re: Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby Chipper » Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:43 am

Nice idea - might do that to mine, which have also been disintegrating for years.

I also have that book, puchased years ago, probably from some autojumble! 8)
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Re: Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby simmitc » Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:37 pm

The only thing I'd do differently is to use a light cream coloured carpet so that it looks brighter. The dark colour does tend to suck the light in. I prefer to be able to see what's in the glovebox when I'm looking for something. Other than that, a nice job.

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Re: Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby firedrake1942 » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:50 pm

Someone on here did the same with a cream flick sticky back plastic - shades of blue peter- they looked just like new ones for a fraction of the cost of new and gave some strength back to tired pressed card.

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Re: Refurbishing my gloveboxes

Postby Mark Wilson » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:05 pm

firedrake1942 wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:50 pm
Someone on here did the same with a cream flick sticky back plastic - shades of blue peter- they looked just like new ones for a fraction of the cost of new and gave some strength back to tired pressed card.
I was that someone.
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Still not back in the car, so can't report on their long term durability. CC's carpet method looks pretty good too.


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