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A 355nation How To presented by
VinC-Superman

Project Name:
PS2 Slim Installed in Glovebox

Project Description
Adding a PS2 slim into your glovebox

Skill Level
Easy-Moderate

Project Vehicle
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Colorado
Year: 2008
Engine: 2.8L
Transmission: Auto
Power windows: Yes
Sun Roof: No

Tools Needed
7mm" Socket and Ratchet
PS2 Slim
Jigsaw / Dremel
Power Inverter - 175watts minimum
Fuse (if inverter doesn't have 1)
Switch (to turn off inverter easily)

Project Time:
2 hours or less

Project Cost:
PS2 Slim: $50-$100
Power Inverter: $40 for 175Watts
Switch: $1.50 or less
Fuse: $3.oo or less

Step1: Remove glovebox from vehicle
-3 screws at bottom of glovebox


Step2: Remove top section of glovebox
-5 screws (3 screws at edge and 1 on each side [marked by x])


Step3: Position PS2 where you want and mark off a area 2" long to cut off for wires and 1" wide (see pic)


Step4: Velcro or double-side tape the PS2 onto the lid of the glovebox and reinstall lid onto box


Step5: Plug up wires into ps2 (as pic) and install glovebox into vehicle. put 1 round thing inside the box and 1 outside... (if u can fit both inside, do that)


Step6: Run the wires around the metal for clearance (pic)


Step7: Install your Power Inverter by either plugging in the cig. lighter or running it to a power and ground source.

Step8: If you ran it straight to the battery and have a fuse, cut the power wire and heat shrink the fuse to the power wire.


Step9: For a switch, do same thing as step7, except with a switch

Step10: Hide the Power Inverter somewhere hidden and out of way

Step11: Run the A/V wires into the radio and the power plug to your Power Inverter


Step12: Power everything up and see your handy work. Enjoy
 

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Re: How to: Install a PS2 in Glovebox

pics are kind of blurry but still nice how to!!
 

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Re: How to: Install a PS2 in Glovebox

yeah, my flash was bright at points... and my inverter i fit ontop of the plastic piece under the steering wheel :)... thing is, u gotta position it where u can still adjust steering wheel height (preferably put the long side to parallel with the front of the truck)
 

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no not really i dont think i would ever put a game system in my truck or any vehicle... i dont even play the one that i own, i played it a total of probably 10 times.
 

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^^its just a wow factor man. its cool. just like why we put v8s in our truck when chevy wanted our trucks to be gas sippers I4 & I5s. because its cool,lol
 

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Wow dug this up from a year and a half ago.
 

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LOl yes putting a PS2 in a truck is just like putting a V8 in it lol
 
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