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nickleuci
05-28-2008, 03:09 PM
I have a black cover on the passenger glove box that gets ridiculously hot as it absorbs heat from the sun. It's painful when I have to hold it open to fiddle with the radio.

Has anybody come up with a good solution to prevent glove box burn.

dogbert
05-28-2008, 03:16 PM
That's why I insisted on mine not being black. I had a black dash on my previous boat and would routinely burn myself on it.

You could try covering it with some sort other material. I believe the vinyl is just glued on there.

rushin
05-28-2008, 03:23 PM
The newer ones have a hold open spring. You could add one of those.

dogbert
05-28-2008, 03:24 PM
I just tightened the screws on the hinge and now it stays open by itself

Jason B
05-28-2008, 03:52 PM
MIne is black metal and gets hot too. I thought about powder coating it but that's as far as I got with it. I just use the remote for the stereo as much as possible.

dogbert
05-28-2008, 03:58 PM
Hey, why not add a grease drain around the edges and cook some brats with it?

:D

Jason B
05-28-2008, 04:28 PM
Hey, why not add a grease drain around the edges and cook some brats with it?

:D

No joke, I think you really could! It gets super-hot.

George Foreman style:ro:

dogbert
05-28-2008, 04:38 PM
George Foreman style:ro:

That's what I'm talkin' about! :ro:

chpthril
05-28-2008, 04:52 PM
I have a black cover on the passenger glove box that gets ridiculously hot as it absorbs heat from the sun. It's painful when I have to hold it open to fiddle with the radio.

Has anybody come up with a good solution to prevent glove box burn.

Drivers side remote :02:

zad0030
05-28-2008, 05:39 PM
ADD A SPRING !!!!!!!

ITS PROBABLY THE BEST THING WE HAVE DONE!!


I think we got ours from West Marine for like $8. It has holes for screws but because the lid is so thin we superglued it and its held up fine.

nickleuci
05-29-2008, 08:42 PM
Thanks everyone. I think I'll go the spring route.

zad0030
05-29-2008, 08:53 PM
I can take a picture of where I installed it and such If you would like.

rogersbm82
05-30-2008, 06:59 PM
since we're on the topic, my clove box cover for my 98 pre2100wt is broken and cracked. I know that nobody is gonna have 98 glove box cover sitting on their shelf but what is the last year they used that cover that i might be able to find?

dogbert
05-30-2008, 07:31 PM
since we're on the topic, my clove box cover for my 98 pre2100wt is broken and cracked. I know that nobody is gonna have 98 glove box cover sitting on their shelf but what is the last year they used that cover that i might be able to find?

Here's one from West Marine (http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/producte/10001/-1/10001/269946/377%20710/0/glove%20box/Primary%20Search/mode%20matchallpartial/0/0?N=377%20710&Ne=0&Ntt=glove%20box&Ntk=Primary%20Search&Ntx=mode%20matchallpartial&Nao=0&Ns=0&keyword=glove%20box&isLTokenURL=true&storeNum=5000&subdeptNum=24&classNum=12962).

nickleuci
05-31-2008, 01:23 PM
I can take a picture of where I installed it and such If you would like.

Zad - I would like, thanks again!

zad0030
06-03-2008, 01:45 AM
Sorry for the late post

Here they are

http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll146/zad030/Pics173.jpg
http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll146/zad030/Pics177.jpg