Custom Interior - Big Blue

Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby meetthespeakers [OP] » February 25th 2008, 4:32pm

So this is where I am at currently with Big Blue.
I am on this semi-sport luxury kick for whatever reason, and I've decided to upgrade everything to black leather. So for the front seats I ended up going with 03 eclipse seats (driver power slide, manual recline and lumbar), eddie baeur expedition console, and durango seats for the rear. So far I have completed welding the durango bench seat to the stock frame, dyed the console from tan to black, and welded the eclipse seats to the stock base. I have a little more ways to go with the console and molding that in to the dash, plus a sub or two in it.

So onto the pics, if anyone has any questions, comments, shoot away.

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Stock Blue Seats and center console I made last year
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Eclipse seats, and expedition console. Seats track width is wider....
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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby 1low-stro » February 28th 2008, 6:35am

That looks damn sweet dude. I was thinking of doin my interior from tan to balck aswell.
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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby nitropyro » February 28th 2008, 12:00pm

yes that is a nice job on the interior. i work ay a dealer ship and was wanting the console out of a navigator i think there about the same and the navi has on for the captain seats in back also.

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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby meetthespeakers [OP] » February 28th 2008, 4:55pm

Danny,

The Navigator Console from the newest model was what I originally wanted, just could not find it. Found one on ebay, but I wasnt gonna spend that kind of money on it. I got all my seats for as much as they wanted for the console. Can't wait to finish out the console, im starting to think about center channel speakers and a lcd now. :dunce:
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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby nitropyro » February 29th 2008, 12:08pm

that would be sweet you can have the lcd and watch movies in 5.1. your stro is looking good man cant wait to start on my interior next winter.
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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby TH BOY » March 7th 2008, 12:58am

MAN TIS GOOD TO SEE PEOPLE ON THE SAME PAGE AS ME. I HAVE A 97 SAFARI THAT IM CURRENTLY GUTTING.IM DOING AWAY WITH THE REAR BENCH AND MOVING THE CAPTAINS FROM THE MIDDLE BACK.I REMOVED THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT AND IM BUILDING A CONSOSOLE IN ITS PLACE.THERE WILL ALSO BE A 26" LCD IN PLACE OF THE MIDDLE SEATS.MUST POST AS PROGRESS BEGINS.
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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby meetthespeakers [OP] » March 13th 2008, 3:36am

Yea lets see some progress pics of that, good lord thats gonna be a big LCD. I got some other stuff up my sleeve, hurry up and get warm outside!
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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby Necrocom4 » April 27th 2008, 9:53pm

that is one kickass center console. it looks like it was made to be in the astro. :thumbup:
are there any mounting holes in or around the console so you can bolt it to the floor? i might grab one of those myself.
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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby meetthespeakers [OP] » April 28th 2008, 1:41pm

I don't have the console bolted in, I was thinking about making a piece that you could mount it to the seat bolts, but it never slides around. I still need to finish the final pieces on it to mate up the console to the dash. And then dye some of the dash and door pieces black. There will be most likely a 10" sub downfiring in the console as well when I get around to it.
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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby Necrocom4 » April 29th 2008, 9:54pm

i was just thinking of making the doghouse and the console one piece and then glassing it together. of course you could use the 2 clips in front to hold everything down but in the back maybe drilling a stud hole or something in the floor. and all you have to do to remove the console is remove a nut on the inside of the compartment. my beretta had the same thing.
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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby modlite » July 5th 2008, 3:49am

That looks nice! Do you like these seats better then the stocks and do they sit any lower? I don't really like the stock seats to much
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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby meetthespeakers [OP] » July 5th 2008, 4:54pm

Both the front and the middle seat are much more comfortable than the stock seats. They have better bolster, side support, and the fronts sit maybe 1/2" higher than the stock height. And like I said before I don't like seats that don't have headrests as far as styling. :afro:
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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby Frontrunner » October 22nd 2008, 11:05pm

If you dont mind me asking what center console is that in your picture that you used. I like that and would to get one for my van.

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Re: Custom Interior - Big Blue

Postby meetthespeakers [OP] » October 23rd 2008, 12:52pm

It was from an Expedition, Eddie Bauer Edition. It was also an older model. Good luck, there's lots of stuff out there that can work with a little creativity.
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