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Old 10-13-2005, 05:12   #1 (permalink)
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Question Removing 2001 Cup Holder

Hey all,
this is my first post here and I'm hoping someone can help me out...I"m looking to mount a switchbox on the bottom of my dash, but the cup holder on the floor is in the way...does anyone know how to remove it (w/o breaking it preferably).

I've looked all over the damn thing for screws or 1/4 turn plastic locking things, but I can't seem to find anything anywhere...anyone have any ideas? Or know where I can find them atleast? Thanks in advance!!

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Old 10-13-2005, 08:42   #2 (permalink)
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is it auto or manual?
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Old 10-13-2005, 09:49   #3 (permalink)
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Sorry about that..one would think I'd atleast include the required info...it's an Automatic. I had read online about doing the manual ones, lifting up the rubber housing, but it's an automatic... Anything else I left out?
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Old 10-13-2005, 20:13   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Removing 2001 Cup Holder

if ur worried about degrading value of vechile heres what to do, remove the whole thing, go to a junk yard get 1 close to it, clean it up, cut it up as needed and mount it on leaving the stock 1 in ur garage r w/e
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Old 10-14-2005, 05:41   #5 (permalink)
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remove the whole thing
Thats what i'm trying to do...but w/o breaking it. If there isn't a way to remove it w/o breaking it then so be it, I can just rip it out...I'd just prefer to remove it w/o breaking it. Thats all.
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Old 10-14-2005, 17:28   #6 (permalink)
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i got a look at 1 today outa a manual and it shows that theres those lil plastic grip things, that have teeth, and scrues go through the middle, kinda like rivits, but there is a way to take it off, its proly just really good on there,
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