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Old 07-15-2011, 08:34 AM   #1
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What the heck is this thing?

Its mounted next to the glove box, to the right. I can't seem to puzzle out the function of this particular doohickey.

Cylindrical, mounted on a floppy swivel so it can pivot (as shown). The location and appearance (hard plastic shell) don't seem to scream out any real apparent function.

I give. What the hell is it?

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Old 07-15-2011, 08:36 AM   #2
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Glove box door dampner.
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Old 07-15-2011, 08:36 AM   #3
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Old 07-15-2011, 08:37 AM   #4
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It is an air spring so your glove box opens slowly.
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Old 07-15-2011, 08:43 AM   #5
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it's a tiny fuel cell for the glove box equipped with flux capacitor
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Old 07-15-2011, 09:02 AM   #6
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Glove box door dampner.
It's this. In the first pic, you can see the two-pronged clip "above" it that it attaches to. It's totally crap engineering, as it falls off all the time and the clip doesn't want to maintain rigidity.
I wish I had a picture of an '06 Accord glove box, they did a far superior job
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Old 07-15-2011, 09:08 AM   #7
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Its mounted next to the glove box, to the right. I can't seem to puzzle out the function of this particular doohickey.

Cylindrical, mounted on a floppy swivel so it can pivot (as shown). The location and appearance (hard plastic shell) don't seem to scream out any real apparent function.

I give. What the hell is it?

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If you happen to be a member of the mob (i.e. "connected")... Whatever you do, don't turn your key in the ignition!
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Old 07-15-2011, 09:09 AM   #8
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its an IED, don't touch it.
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Old 07-15-2011, 09:11 AM   #9
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Shit, that's mine. I couldn't remember where the hell I left it!
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Old 07-15-2011, 09:48 AM   #10
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Old 07-15-2011, 09:53 AM   #11
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Kinda amall don't you think? It might be the right size for Tacosport but that's about it.
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