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foiler1

stereo lid/armrest

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foiler1

Hi crew. I posted this question last year and didn't really get an answer so here I go again. The screws that hold the lid that flips up pulled out. this is a lousy design by Malibu and I don't want to relocate the stereo. Has anyone had this problem? If so, how was it repaired? Just looking for ideas before I start ripping it apart. Thanks in advance!

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racer808

A little two part epoxy, dab it on the screw and screw it back in.

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Nitrousbird

Why would you want to leave the stereo located in there? The armrest location is awful and relocating it is cheap and pretty easy.

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Indebound
Why would you want to leave the stereo located in there? The armrest location is awful and relocating it is cheap and pretty easy.

Slight hi-jack:

Nitrous - where do you recommend? I'd like to use my BT unit but think the lid interrupts the signal some.

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Nitrousbird

Nitrous - where do you recommend? I'd like to use my BT unit but think the lid interrupts the signal some.

Here is mine:

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Indebound

Slick setup. No issues of hitting your knee on it? How did you enclose it?

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ajeep4u
Here is mine:

wox0.jpg

1wgn.jpg

idey.jpg

That's sexy! I think that might have to be an off season project..

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wakebrdr94

What kind of head unit? Is it something that you can add a remote to? In my 02, I put in a HU with a wireless remote. Worked with lid closed no issue.

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Nitrousbird

Slick setup. No issues of hitting your knee on it? How did you enclose it?Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

I'm 6'3" and have never hit my knee on it. My 6'5" buddy hasn't either. It's not an issue at all.

It's just an under dash Metra kit. About $10.

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foiler1

A little two part epoxy, dab it on the screw and screw it back in.

cant see that holding it. Somebody has to have a fix for this :(

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racer808

Its no different than when a wood screw strips out. Put some wood glue in the hole, put the next size up screw back in. I've had many holes on my boat where the screws were coming out from its age & fixed them with some epoxy & screw them back in. Half the screws holding my ski locker trim were falling out, epoxy on the screw threads, screw them back in, good as new.

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Try2paz

Also once you fix it might be worthwhile to put blue tooth in as well. It makes line stereo basically just a pass through. I just did it on mine and the days of having to turn half way around to mess with the stereo is over.

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