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Old 03-10-2012, 10:02 AM
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** This Product fits all C5 Models 1997 thru 2004 **

Are you searching for a low cost and easy method to reduce the temperature inside your center console? Reduce your interior console temperature to a more manageable level by using our easy to install C5 Center Console Insulator.

Installation is just a matter of pressing the Console Insulator into place. Laser cut for a perfect fit. 1/4 inch insulation covered in black felt to match the stock interior console. Experience a noticeable reduction in interior console temperature with an easy to install and inexpensive alternative.





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Nice product. Next time I need to remove my center console, I'll have to get me one of these.
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Nice product. Next time I need to remove my center console, I'll have to get me one of these.
Thank you, no need to remove the console, this sits right on top of the existing console base, install takes less than 10 seconds
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Thank you, no need to remove the console, this sits right on top of the existing console base, install takes less than 10 seconds
So you apply it over the existing OEM console felt? Any test numbers or results that show the average temperature drop? I can melt a candy bar in my current console with a 10 minute drive.
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So you apply it over the existing OEM console felt? Any test numbers or results that show the average temperature drop? I can melt a candy bar in my current console with a 10 minute drive.
That is correct. I do not have any numbers for the C5 insulator yet however we expect the results to be the same as our C6 insulator which in real world tests have shown a reduction in the inside temperature of the console of 20-25 degrees for an improvement of 15-20%

You can view comments on the C6 side here: http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c6-c...insulator.html and http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c6-p...insulator.html
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Excellent idea. I'll order one.
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Any chance of making one for the glove box? I plug my phone into a usb cord that is located there and man, does it get hot. My owners manual almost melts to the sleeve it's in too.
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Any chance of making one for the glove box? I plug my phone into a usb cord that is located there and man, does it get hot. My owners manual almost melts to the sleeve it's in too.
I measured and cut a section of the waffle-like tool drawer lining and placed that in my glovebox. It acts as a barrier between the owners manual pleather folder (which also carries my insurance card and registration) as well as my iPod Touch which plugs into my USB cord to the DD head unit. It doesn't really help with the heat, however it does help in keeping the pleather folder from sticking.
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Excellent idea. I'll order one.
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Originally Posted by Top Flight Reproductions View Post
That is correct. I do not have any numbers for the C5 insulator yet however we expect the results to be the same as our C6 insulator which in real world tests have shown a reduction in the inside temperature of the console of 20-25 degrees for an improvement of 15-20%

You can view comments on the C6 side here: http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c6-c...insulator.html and http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c6-p...insulator.html
Thanks. Does it stick to the OEM felt or is it removable?
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Any chance of making one for the glove box? I plug my phone into a usb cord that is located there and man, does it get hot. My owners manual almost melts to the sleeve it's in too.
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I measured and cut a section of the waffle-like tool drawer lining and placed that in my glovebox. It acts as a barrier between the owners manual pleather folder (which also carries my insurance card and registration) as well as my iPod Touch which plugs into my USB cord to the DD head unit. It doesn't really help with the heat, however it does help in keeping the pleather folder from sticking.
Interesting, I do not remember my C5 getting that warm in the glove box, are you folks running stock?
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Thanks. Does it stick to the OEM felt or is it removable?
No adhesive, it's a press fit, snug as a bug
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Any for a C4?
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Sorry, not at this time.
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my order was just placed.
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my order was just placed.
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For those of you who have ordered and installed this mod, any real-world feedback? Can you feel any difference in the console?
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Received mine and installed it today. Fits REALLY nice and clean. I guess I'll see how much of a difference it makes in the next day or two.
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