2nd Gen Ford Probe - Anyone have install experience?
I'm in the process of designing a modified center console trimpiece to accomodate a Lilliput touchscreen for my 2nd gen Probe GT. Space is rather tight and will probably require relocation / replacement of AC controls and auxilliary switches (see attached picture of stock trimpiece). FYI the upper opening is the DIN slot, the similar-sized opening below is for the stock AC controls (which does not have a similarly clean opening inside the console itself), and the lower slot houses a row of auxilliary pushbuttons. My current thought is to use fiberglass / bondo and extend the trim below the DIN opening about an inch or so out towards the rear of the car, then angle the AC controls to create enough space to just fit the touchscreen below them, and relocate the auxilliary buttons elsewhere (or replace them w/ the touchscreen and a RS232-capable microcontroller board).
So bottom line, does anyone have any experience with this car? I could use some feedback and any good ideas people have. This is my first install, but I have experience w/ fabricating and fixing trim parts. I really want to mold the display into the dash instead of sticking it out in front.