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Where are you storing things in the Roadster cabin? Sunglasses clip?

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by MileHighMotoring, Oct 24, 2015.

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  1. MileHighMotoring

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    I've had the car for a week or two and am struggling with the lack of places to put anything. What are you folks doing? I have my glasses case, mail keys, chapstick, that sort of essential stuff. The glove box seems able to store exactly 2 latex gloves if they're folded properly ;)
     
  2. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Welcome to Roadsters! I have a couple of favorite storage spots, but FIRST, before we go there, you need to eliminate the 'under seat storage' immediately. Easy to inadvertently lose things there, a huge pain to get things back out. I used something like this Amazon.com: Drop Stop - The Original Patented Car Seat Gap Filler - Set of 2 (AS SEEN ON SHARK TANK): Automotive.

    Favorite spots - two water bottles fit between the seat back and door pillar on each side. You have the owners manual under the front of the passenger seat - but you can also lift the passenger seat pad (velcro'd) and tuck a few papers or spare cash there. I usually stash a headset and other misc in a small plastic envelope, held in place by the strut overhead.
     
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    #3 wiztecy, Oct 24, 2015
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    I have the 1.5, I store most of my items like my glasses, sunglass case, cloth to dust the dash, cloth to wipe my glasses/mirror, my key card, Chargepoint/blink cards all on that long open sill. Plenty of space. Not a fan of the 2.x glovebox / design personally, some may like it since it is lockable or gives a cleaner look. I like being able to throw things on that sill without the need to futz around opening / closing a door. I store a couple of CDs in their cases under the passenger seat where the manual would go, manual is inside my house. I also have a medium size canvas zipper case (size of a ziplock bag) that has my reg/insurance, spare fuses, and other goodies which slides under the drivers seat. My CAN JR/SR are behind the drivers seat by the seat-belt where I access them regularly. I have other things like window sun-shades, towels, a baseball hat, etc behind the drivers & passenger's seat as well. Still plenty of room :)
     
  4. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Oh! And NevadaBob made this great little plastic divider, that fits in the trunk - keeps everything organized over on one side. I'll take a pic of it when I'm home later this weekend.
     
  5. djp

    djp Roadster 2.0 VIN939

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    Under the floor of the trunk there are divided sections with room for small tools and an LED flashlight. You can also fit a tupperware container over the wheel well on the left side of the trunk.
     
  6. wiztecy

    wiztecy Active Member

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    Works only with the 2.x since the PEM width was reduced:

    Roadster v2.X Side Trunk
     
  7. Nvbob

    Nvbob Roadster 1256

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    Bonnie,

    Now you've gone and let the cat out of the bag!!:)

    bob
     
  8. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    I keep small items behind the seat... Just make sure it can't slip underneath.
     
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    So far everything you mentioned would fit in the little storage box at the bottom of the center console. If I need more room I have a narrow canvas bag that I set on the floor under my knees or on the passenger floor. I glued some rubber traction material to the bottom so it doesn't slide around.
     
  10. Andrew Wolfe

    Andrew Wolfe Roadster 472 - S 440

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    I don't. Everything goes in the trunk. That way I never need to worry about leaving the top off )or things blowing/bouncing around when I accelerate)
     
  11. ViperDoc

    ViperDoc Roadster 1305

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    Man, isn't that the truth! I have had my daughter drop stuff that got stuck under the passenger's side seat—with the bracket that holds the owner's manual there and a seat that can't be moved forward or backward, that is a black hole if every I have seen one!

    David
     
  12. jbadger

    jbadger TR#506, 3#1206

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    Passenger seat is also a complete pain to remove, so it really is a black hole. At least the drivers seat comes out pretty easily.
     
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    Still waiting for that picture. Monday here in New York. How many days of delay to West Coast? ;-)~

    Seriously, I would like to see what it does and if I might use it also.

    That being said, I found the Roadster to be better at driving, and as such I'm not too concerned with storage.

    Best,

    T
     
  15. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Here you go - still a little dark here, but I think this will work:

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  16. MileHighMotoring

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    That looks terrific. Are they available for sale?
     
  17. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Talk to NvBob. He's the creator of this incredibly simple and effective accessory. I'm just a lucky recipient. :)
     
  18. MileHighMotoring

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    Hey Bonnie........ psst... :tongue:
     
  19. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Well if I had a 2.0, I could tell you. But I have a 2.5. And that trick works in my 2.5.

    :)
     
  20. TOBASH

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    Thanks Bonnie. I like it. Looks easy enough to make
     

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