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Old 10-24-2020, 05:32 PM   #1
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Freightliner MS cockpit console (cubby)

Anyone found a suitable center console for the M2, other than the overpriced fab5? With so many Freightliner M2s on the road you’d think someone would have come up with a good product. All I’ve seen are wrong sized, not enough cup holders, too many cup holders, not to the wife’s taste, etc.
(Sorry, M2, not MS)
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Old 10-24-2020, 06:16 PM   #2
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I couldnt find anything else, but I love my Fab5. I dont feel it is overpriced for what you get. It is sturdy and heavy, doesnt move around.

The extra cupholders and storage underneath are awesome.

Good luck with your search.
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Old 10-24-2020, 08:15 PM   #3
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X2 what halla said. I have a Fab5 and love it. I thought the price was fair.
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Old 10-24-2020, 10:51 PM   #4
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It's a fair price for a hand fabricated item for sure. Don't think the freightliner market is big enough to attract china's attention in this case
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Old 10-25-2020, 06:21 AM   #5
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It's a fair price for a hand fabricated item for sure. Don't think the freightliner market is big enough to attract china's attention in this case
I figured Iíd build one out of cherry to match the cabinets since I have a wood shop in my basement.
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I couldnt find anything else, but I love my Fab5. I dont feel it is overpriced for what you get. It is sturdy and heavy, doesnt move around.

The extra cupholders and storage underneath are awesome.

Good luck with your search.
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Old 10-25-2020, 07:45 AM   #7
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Like Vietch, I couldnít justify that price. Not saying anything about value, it just wasnít for us. We ultimately found a fairly rigid, but flexible console at Walmart. When we first got it, we were skeptical, but gave it a try. It turned out to be just what we wanted. It fits perfectly, doesnít slide around, has 2 cup holders, pouches around the outside for phones, hand sanitizers, etc, and a reasonably large center compartment for whatever you want to toss in it.
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Like Vietch, I couldnít justify that price. Not saying anything about value, it just wasnít for us. We ultimately found a fairly rigid, but flexible console at Walmart. When we first got it, we were skeptical, but gave it a try. It turned out to be just what we wanted. It fits perfectly, doesnít slide around, has 2 cup holders, pouches around the outside for phones, hand sanitizers, etc, and a reasonably large center compartment for whatever you want to toss in it.
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Old 10-25-2020, 01:08 PM   #9
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Itís a Members Mark (Sams Club) product I bought on Amazon.
Search for Members Mark car console. You get 2 for $21.99. They come in different colors.
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Could you send a picture

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Old 10-26-2020, 03:48 PM   #11
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Unfortunately, the Fab5 product will not work with the sound system upgrade box below the center dash. Anybody come up with a solution with this upgrade?
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Build5Fab Center Console Speaker Edition

Bluefire display is on the horizon to be mounted where the Scan Gauge cutout is located.
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Old 10-27-2020, 04:35 PM   #13
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Bluefire display is on the horizon to be mounted where the Scan Gauge cutout is located.

Your led cup holders - would you please share where to source them - they look fabulous!
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