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Does anyone have a few good pictures of a '73 4 speed console
#1
My '73 4 speed is missing some console parts. the current console may be a replacement, one of the clues being that is not screwed down.
Its clearly missing some pieces around the shifter boot.  I also think that some of these had a clock.

I either need to buy a whole new console, or if the one I have appears original, I need some parts.

any photos of what what the whole console should look like would be appreciated

thanks 
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#2
Looks like you're missing the console top plate.

https://www.cjponyparts.com/black-consol...p/CONP17B/

Great site with lots of informative photos.

http://www.429mustangcougarinfo.50megs.com/


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#3
The console in of itself is the same for 4 speed, 3 speed or any automatic. There is a plastic plate that goes over the boot on 3 & 4 speed that hides the attachment to the floor. Here is a couple pics of an original. They do repo them but not cheap. Don has them.
The repo consoles do not have the right texture to them in my opinion. I looked at one at the 55 ann. in Charlotte this past week. The box lid was totally wrong. Daniel Carpenter makes a great repo for the lid perfect match.
A good refurbished original will be between $600 - $800 right now.
If you buy a used one be sure it has not been painted before a hassle to strip and clean. Also cracks and warped cases are common. The cracked mounting holes can be fixed easily.
Clocks can go for $200 now if working and wire harness is also needed.

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#4
great info thanks. was a clock a standard feature in 73, or was it an option? I'm only guessing that mine is missing, but its possible it was never there from the factory. btw, who is Don?
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#5
In 71 the clock could be in the dash on the left side where the tach is and there would have been a block off plate in the console if you had long one. 72 & 73 long console all had clocks. They ran out of the coils that wind the clock so not able to repair. They have came out with a battery ran repo that most will not notice is not real.


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