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Old 5th February 2007, 16:21   #1
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Default Lack of storage space in Innova dash -- possible to modify?

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The space management of the dash in my Innova isn't really to my liking. All it has is a glove-box, and no space to keep something casually. The top of the dash is just too flat. When I compare with my Wagon-R, I find the glove-box is almost as big, plus on passenger side there are two more troughs on the dash, a nice hook to hang plastic bags, and on driver side a small rack under the steering allows to keep small stuffs.

The Innova V model may have reasons not to have troughs on the dash because of Airbags, but lesser models should have a hollow under it, and I should be able to utilize that space.

Is there any way I can replace the top cover of my dash by a custom made one which will allow me to have more storage space? Or is that a crazy idea ... ?

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Old 5th February 2007, 17:27   #2
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Or is that a crazy idea ... ?
Said it yourself. It would be crazy to modify just for additional space.

What you can do is:

1. Get one of those non-slip matts to hold your cell-phone etc. They are pretty small (maybe 6 x 6 inch in size).

2. The Innova has some trunk area! Keep a small plastic storage box in there, but with padding to make sure that theres no rattling etc.
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One bloke in the ICE section shoved the CPU of a carputer in that hollow meant for the airbags in the higher models, if I remember correctly.
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The Innova has some trunk area! Keep a small plastic storage box in there, ...
Heh, that place is really far from driver's seat.

me planning to get a really ugly cellphone holder and hang it off an a/c duct for the time being.

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you know what.. cellphones fit perfectly in that cubbyhole in the doors armrest. at least my n73 does. and it dosent rattle.

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