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#11121692 - 09/23/15 06:42 AM NITRO Z7 passenger console removal??
Transplant Offline
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Registered: 07/23/07
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Loc: Cedar City, Utah
2009 Z-7 later models had a cam-lock system for passenger console removal. Mine however has 9 large phillips head screw/bolts. When I unscrew these they just SPIN! Help!!
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#11121711 - 09/23/15 06:54 AM Re: NITRO Z7 passenger console removal?? [Re: Transplant]
ssmith Offline
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Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 3284
Loc: scotland tx
look inside the rod locker there should be some nuts with large washers under them it may also have some epoxy glue in between the surface areas.

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#11121726 - 09/23/15 07:07 AM Re: NITRO Z7 passenger console removal?? [Re: Transplant]
Transplant Offline
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You can't see anything like that inside the rod box, it's all carpeted. Also there's 3-4 of them that are anchored into the side of boat with NO access.
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#11122091 - 09/23/15 09:57 AM Re: NITRO Z7 passenger console removal?? [Re: Transplant]
ssmith Offline
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Registered: 11/22/07
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Loc: scotland tx
they are behind the carpet an you will have to reach around thru the rod box to get to the ones on the side

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#11122273 - 09/23/15 11:06 AM Re: NITRO Z7 passenger console removal?? [Re: Transplant]
Transplant Offline
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Registered: 07/23/07
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Loc: Cedar City, Utah
Thanks, I'll check that out after work.
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#11125062 - 09/24/15 02:19 PM Re: NITRO Z7 passenger console removal?? [Re: Transplant]
texasbass1 Offline
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Registered: 02/12/05
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If you have any room under the head of the screw you may try putting another screwdriver under it and apply a little counter tension and see if that will help it back out.
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#11125598 - 09/24/15 05:58 PM Re: NITRO Z7 passenger console removal?? [Re: Transplant]
sbump26 Offline
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Registered: 03/10/04
Posts: 1933
Loc: Arlington, TX
Cut them off with a hack saw blade.
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Put the plug in.

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#11126832 - 09/25/15 09:40 AM Re: NITRO Z7 passenger console removal?? [Re: Transplant]
Allen Bass Fisher Offline
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Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 2186
Loc: Allen, TX
Originally Posted By: Transplant
2009 Z-7 later models had a cam-lock system for passenger console removal. Mine however has 9 large phillips head screw/bolts. When I unscrew these they just SPIN! Help!!


You mention 2009 Z-7's and later. What year is yours? If it's older than maybe the passenger console is not removable (at least not easily).

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#11130437 - 09/27/15 10:24 AM Re: NITRO Z7 passenger console removal?? [Re: Transplant]
Transplant Offline
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Registered: 07/23/07
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Loc: Cedar City, Utah
Well........finally got passenger console out. Could reach and remove front 4 bolts, however the five on the side are NOT accessible due to lots of rough fiberglass/tight fitting! Got an angle grinder and ground off bolt heads. Console off. Now just figuring out what to cover holes. Found some white flat plastic plugs that match real well. banana
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