Armrest On Center Console Of A Convertible '90 Gt???

Discussion in '1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk-' started by derrick gil, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. derrick gil

    derrick gil Member

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2007
    Messages:
    67
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    9
    I have a friend looking at buying a convertible '90 GT. There is no armrest on the center console. The guy says that it didn't come with one. Is this right? I looked at a bunch of different pics of '90 GT's, and some don't have them. I've never noticed any fox bodies without them. What is going on here?
     
  2. stykthyn

    stykthyn Commander of the snuggie cultists

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2006
    Messages:
    2,460
    Likes Received:
    441
    Trophy Points:
    173
    Location:
    gainesville
    They're prone to breaking and cost a lot to replace. PO probably just deleted it.
     
  3. madspeed

    madspeed Colonel Mustard
    Mod Dude Founding Member

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 1999
    Messages:
    8,208
    Likes Received:
    1,177
    Trophy Points:
    174
    Location:
    a van down by the river
    I had a 90 that came with the delete panel. Theyare pretty common to install, although I prefer the armrest and the sunglass storage of mine!
     
  4. derrick gil

    derrick gil Member

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2007
    Messages:
    67
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    9
    Did it come from the factory with the delete panel?
     
  5. madspeed

    madspeed Colonel Mustard
    Mod Dude Founding Member

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 1999
    Messages:
    8,208
    Likes Received:
    1,177
    Trophy Points:
    174
    Location:
    a van down by the river
    as far as I know yes, I bought it off the original owner and there were zero mods
     
  6. mikestang63

    SN Certified Technician

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2012
    Messages:
    4,688
    Likes Received:
    1,462
    Trophy Points:
    154
    Location:
    In the garage
    Good luck finding one that isn't broken. Often guys find it cheaper to buy the arm rest delete than replace the broken one. Best bet is scour CL, classifieds on Mustang boards, Ebay, or a JY. You can paint them with some SEM trim paint to match your interior color.
     
  7. Mustang5L5

    Mustang5L5 Car used in adult film "Highway Gangbang-InDaButt"
    SN Certified Technician Founding Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2001
    Messages:
    21,418
    Likes Received:
    414
    Trophy Points:
    124
    Location:
    Massachusetts
    Ford deleted it in 1990, but halfway through the year it returned when customers complained.


    Sent from my iPhone 4S using Tapatalk
     
  8. f8tlfiveo

    f8tlfiveo My wife likes my spool and blow-off valve.

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2007
    Messages:
    1,536
    Likes Received:
    92
    Trophy Points:
    49
    Location:
    Lancaster, PA
    I have one for sale, pm sent
     
  9. aete2

    Founding Member

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2001
    Messages:
    558
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    19
    This is correct, as above. 1990 first half of the year they did not come with it,my coupe does not have one.Takes some getting used to.
     
  10. 7991LXnSHO

    7991LXnSHO Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2010
    Messages:
    1,781
    Likes Received:
    181
    Trophy Points:
    74
    Location:
    North Platte, NE
    The armrest delete panels are easily available new in the aftermarket; I have seen them in many catalogs. I had figured they were made by someone who hit their funny bone or wanted to delete some weight nicely. I did not know it was a stock type piece. You learn something new...
     

Share This Page