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Explorer Center Console and BL question

Ok, I have been doing some research. I know you cant put in the explorer full center console with a bl apparently. So, could you trim around the opening of the console to make it work so you can shift into all the gears? Anyone with a manual with bl have a explorer center console in their truck? Thanks yall
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Just do a short console. Like in the sport tracs
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I dont know. I just dont like them as much as the full ones.
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Well it is pretty much you only choice. Unless you do it yourself. Which I would think is possible.
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I still don't know why you can't put a full length in with a BL...
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He is Manual right?
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I still don't know why you can't put a full length in with a BL...
yeah, same here. what does a body lift have to do with screwing a center console to the floorboards?
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yeah, same here. what does a body lift have to do with screwing a center console to the floorboards?
Exactly. It can't be because of the shifter because of the shifter extension. So why?
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Exactly. It can't be because of the shifter because of the shifter extension. So why?
I dont know. I have been told by some on here that you can't with a bl. I dont know but I really want one.
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It has to be the manual tranny shift extension throwing it off, I have a full console on my BL.
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It seems to be in relatively the same place though. Isnt that part of the point of it?

Lets say it is hitting in 4th or 3rd, couldnt you dremel the plastic out all the way around? Doing it a way that makes it look good though.
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It has to be the manual tranny shift extension throwing it off, I have a full console on my BL.
Oh yeah you do. LOL And yours is fine right?
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Yeah, nothing in the cab changes when you BL an auto truck.
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Yeah, nothing in the cab changes when you BL an auto truck.
Oh **** again I forgot you had an auto. GAYNESS. I'll put the center console in when I do my BL. Well actually I'll already have it in but I might go with a shorty.
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Ask Shane, he would know. I like my auto
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i ran a full length and a BL for a while, you have to bend the shifter extension forward to move the shifter up so it doesnt hit in 2nd 4th and reverse
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Damn. Looks like I'm gonna sell the full length and put in the shorty that I have right here. LOL
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i hated it, the boot wasnt quite long enough so it didnt stay secured

now i have a shorty and level II shifter ftw
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