Custom shelf for rear seat area (one more time!)

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Re: Custom shelf for rear seat area (one more time!)

Post by b3freak » Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:16 am

5chn3ll wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:27 pm
a fuse block to distribute the +12v I pulled from the battery,
Have you forgotten this 200amp-wiring-burned-up-motor-fiasco that Kalash shared?

https://mbworld.org/forums/cla45-amg-c1 ... miles.html

YOU'VE BEEN WARNED! :lol:
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Re: Custom shelf for rear seat area (one more time!)

Post by 5chn3ll » Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:55 am

Here is the final - or very near final - product. I have one or two more remote wires to run and a couple of USB gadgets to wire up now that I have hardwired ports to spare, including my dash cam.

As I described previously, the shelf sits atop carriage bolts that extend into the former rear seat mount points. The front of the shelf is supported from the transmission hump with a hollow carbon fiber rod; it can be "lifted" (i.e. the front rotated up and back) about a foot for easier access to the wiring and fuses on the underside.

In addition to hiding all of the wiring and providing a rock-solid mounting point for the sub, I can now safely stash a couple of cubic feet's worth of stuff under the shelf behind the front seats.

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Oversteer: You will hit the wall with the rear end.
Horsepower: How hard you will hit the wall.
Torque: How far you will move the wall.

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Re: Custom shelf for rear seat area (one more time!)

Post by sweet victory » Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:06 pm

You need to go higher. PPI needs to poke his headout of the sunroof.
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Re: Custom shelf for rear seat area (one more time!)

Post by sweet victory » Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:08 pm

Also, is that a super tiny Porsche crest on your shelf between the seats? :lol:
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Re: Custom shelf for rear seat area (one more time!)

Post by 32wildbilly » Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:58 pm

sweet victory wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:08 pm
Also, is that a super tiny Porsche crest on your shelf between the seats? :lol:
Why yes, I believe you are right. That is the 1999 Porsche option 343 "Tiny emblem to be displayed pointing to direction of spare tire valve stem" and trust me this guy needs a spare tire! :lol:

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Re: Custom shelf for rear seat area (one more time!)

Post by 5chn3ll » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:00 pm

That thing has been in nearly every interior pic I've ever posted.

Don't send away for the Dick Tracy badges just yet, you tools.

Understeer: You will hit the wall with the front end.
Oversteer: You will hit the wall with the rear end.
Horsepower: How hard you will hit the wall.
Torque: How far you will move the wall.

"If you see the barrier you’ve driven into, that’s understeer. If you hear yourself hitting the barrier, it’s oversteer."
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Re: Custom shelf for rear seat area (one more time!)

Post by FRUNKenstein » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:22 pm

I bought a whole bag of those things off eBay a few years ago for like $10. They were shipped from China. I'm pretty sure they are genuine Porsche.
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Re: Custom shelf for rear seat area (one more time!)

Post by 32wildbilly » Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:12 am

FRUNKenstein wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:22 pm
I bought a whole bag of those things off eBay a few years ago for like $10. They were shipped from China. I'm pretty sure they are genuine Porsche.
"China"? Where is that community located in Germany? Is it close to Stuttgart or Leipzig?

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Re: Custom shelf for rear seat area (one more time!)

Post by 5chn3ll » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:10 am

It’s a Porsche lapel pin. Not sure why it’s microscopic - it was a gift from someone who said “since you like Porsche, here’s my dead great uncle’s lapel pin.”

Thanks! That’s not creepy at all...

Understeer: You will hit the wall with the front end.
Oversteer: You will hit the wall with the rear end.
Horsepower: How hard you will hit the wall.
Torque: How far you will move the wall.

"If you see the barrier you’ve driven into, that’s understeer. If you hear yourself hitting the barrier, it’s oversteer."
-Walter Rohrl


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Re: Custom shelf for rear seat area (one more time!)

Post by FRUNKenstein » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:13 am

Did he die after a homemade shelf collapsed on him?
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Current:
2002 996TT X50, Guards Red
1987 928S4 Guards Red
1987 951 Guards Red

2006 955S Arctic Silver
2006 955S Lapis Blue
Gone but not forgotten: 1999 996 C4 Aerokit Black; 1990 964 C2 Guards Red

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