Ok, it was took from a JDM R35. And now, let me to take everything out. :)
It doesn't look like a normal centre console of New Beetle, does it?
How to make a switch as stock one? It is pretty easy if you just take the switch for 'Rear Window Heater'. Then you can make something like this:
I want to use this new switch to turn one of my electronic products on, it looks great as stock one, isn't it. :)
Here is how I made this:
Left: Stock one, Right: Bright whilte LED swapped. Made it as my friend's request. He prefers white light, hope he likes it.
I always think that the light in the bug is not bright enough. I've made some DIY project so far, I made 3 Led reading lights couple months ago. Now I think it is about time to make the light for the cup holder and the cigarette lighter.
It is stock optional Monsoon AMP for Beetle. As far as I know there are only two bugs here in Taiwan have this monsoon system installed. And one of them is my girl friends' red bug, I bougth it from Germany for her and had it installed. And the other is Turbo S which was imported for the States and the siliver Turbo S is an used car, not a brand new bug.
Now, I bought this AMP and speakers from ebay using very very low price once again. Will have it installed in my bug soon. :)
Eventually I got time to put it on. The first time I mentioned about this 60φ Gauge House was about 9 months ago. (Wow!!, that's huge long time ago, read here "Hand made 60φ Gauge House!")...
Anyway, I got it installed. And I also have two extra meters installed temporarily. 5 Defi gagues, from left to right: Exhaust Temperature, Fuel Pressure, Boost, Water Temperature and Oil Pressure.(More)
Today, I have few hours break in the afternoon, I think it is a good time to write a DIY instruction down. :)
Well, I tried ice>Link for a while on my girl friend's bug, but I really don't like the cradle from ice>Link . I prefer to put this connector in the glove box or some other place, not just place it right next to the dash. The bright light of iPod would be a pain in the ass for me while driving at right.
Fortunately VW made this official iPod adaptor. It works just like icelink but a little bit powerful, e.g. you can use MIX button as shuffle function of iPod, and DISC 6 would be a playlist of all music of iPod. This is exact what I want.(More)
Wowow.....the airbag of the bug is missing??? No... I just took it out and was thinking how to put a TV/DVD monitor in this or some other place porperly..... Still thinking....hopefully would get a idea someday. LOL
It is yet another D.I.Y. project of 60φ Gauge House, totaly hand made. I think this is the only one 60φ Gauge House for New Beetle. :)
It is in fact based on the stock dashboard covering. I cut part of it and rebuild the new gauge house on it.
I think I need to modify some part of this gauge house to make it looks better. And will paint it into black in few days. Will post the picture right after the final stage done!
Ok, it is time to take them out of the boxes and assemble all of them.
Well, the Golf 337/25AE seats are really not what I wanted, too soft for me, so I sold it to someone and got two brand new Recaro SRIII seats back again. This time, I got to build two of them by myself. Here we go!....:)
These front seats are exactly for Golf 25AE.
I sold the Recaro SRIII one weeks ago for the entering space reason. SRIII won't jump up as the stock for 3-doors car to make a bigger space for entering the back seats, it just lean down. I usualy needs to put something on the back seats. It did make me in a sad mood selling SRIII out, I sit on the stock leather front seat again in one week time, I was missing my SRIII the whole week. Now, I have these new front seats and I am not so missing SRIII any more (I am just a little missing them)(More)