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Glove Box Brackets

PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:47 am

As part of my winter project I have remade brackets to hold the Glove Box to the Dash. The side brackets are the same as the original, but the I improved the top & bottom brackets by using Aluminium Angle:
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Steel brackets after paint (with spacer shim for inner bracket & lock plate)

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Outer Bracket

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Lower Bracket

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Inner & Upper Bracket


These parts don't appear to be available from our normal parts vendors, so here's a set of prints to allow anyone else to produce a set:
Elan_GloveBoxBrackets_LHD.pdf
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Note, the brackets are handed, the drawings are for LHD, if you need RHD use a mirror... :roll:
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PostPost by: USA64 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:23 pm

I'm not there yet but looks useful. Have down loaded.
Thanks
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:40 pm

You do nice work Phil.
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