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Old 12th-November-2012, 06:09 PM   #1
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Second Gen PCM mount ideas

I have been under my 67 dash for a few hours looking for a good ECM/PCM location.It a 99-04 style ECM/PCM and the only spot I can find is drivers side between the column and the kick panel.It needs to be something that the ECM/PCM can be dropped down out of the way easily for fuse box access and to tighten the red/blue connectors.I am using a radio and it will not fit above the glove box on a second gen so those areas are out for me.The drivers side location should not interfere with A/c if I decide later to install it.Harness fits nicely behind the cluster but there does not seem to be any simple places to mount a bracket.Any ideas? Pictures? Thanks
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Old 12th-November-2012, 06:28 PM   #2
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Are running a radio Brian.
I was scanning the post and missed that part.

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Old 13th-November-2012, 12:41 AM   #3
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Mine is going on the tunnel and I'll build a custom console to hide it.
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Old 13th-November-2012, 12:53 AM   #4
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That would helpI am trying to use a stock console and they do not have enough room to fit a PCM
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Old 13th-November-2012, 01:06 AM   #5
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I made a custom bracket for mine that mounts it right above the clutch/ brake pedal bracket
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Old 13th-November-2012, 08:58 AM   #6
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I made a custom bracket for mine that mounts it right above the clutch/ brake pedal bracket
Got any pictures?
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Old 13th-November-2012, 10:45 AM   #7
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I mounted mine to the left of the column to the bottom "lip" of the dash. Right in front of the fuse box. Not real great for access to the fuse box but two bolts and the computer just comes down. Reinforced the bottom of the dash lip with 1/4" plate so I had something to drill and tap. Made a bracket that attaches to the computer fins. Just drilled a couple of holes to mount.

You can just see the bottom of the tin cover on the computer if you open the door and really look.

Don't have pics. Take a peek at Chevy High Performance mag August 2012 issue. That's my car on the cover. The interior pic you can't see the computer but it's tucked up right next to the vent knob.
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That is basicaly where/what I plan to do.With the plan of a simple bracket that the ECM can be released easily for fuse box access.
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Old 13th-November-2012, 11:52 AM   #9
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Brian what about using the stock speaker bracket to attach pcm, like what Dave & Bill did to Bill's car?
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Old 13th-November-2012, 12:01 PM   #10
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I have a radio and speakers in that location
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Old 13th-November-2012, 01:17 PM   #11
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I added wire to mine to make it longer and am mounting it under the seat.
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Old 13th-November-2012, 03:42 PM   #12
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if you ditched the speaker would that allow enough room? those dual 4' speakers don't sound that good anyway
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I do not think so,need to take more apart to see what space is available.
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Old 13th-November-2012, 03:50 PM   #14
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Not sure what motor your using the ECM for but I would imagine it's for an LS. I have a stock LS1 ECM mount cradle if you're interested. Once you mount it it makes it easy to slide it in and out if you have to.

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