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#101 _BR1TT0N_

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Posted 18 June 2017 - 10:02 PM

Sorry been a while posting, been very hectic with work!
So back to the dash! Time to sand down the foam and then use a plasti bumper filler.
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Once the filler had dried, I sanded it down to make it level. Then I coated the whole dash in fibreglass resin:
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Then sat back and chilled ;)
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Once the resin dried, left it a couple of days, I coated the whole dash in the plasti filler again and started sanding. This got rid of any little holes from the resin and I could make it smooth:
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Once sanded and happy, I got hold of some textured paint and coated the dash. This did take me a few attempts going back and making sure it was covered evenly.
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When I was happy, I then coated it all in a satin black paint:
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She may not be perfect but a damn lot better than what she was, hopefully it holds up!

While the dash was out, I painted the rest of the inside of the car and also got some dynamat sound proofing down on the firewall before the dash goes back in :)
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Then time for the dash to go back in! :) not sure if I already mentioned this but while the dash was out, I put the loom in the car and wires up all the gauges and got them all working. Wahey the dash it back in the car!
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#102 Paul_S

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 07:28 AM

That looks great :thumbs:

Top job!
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#103 dj370zNismo

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 10:01 AM

That's an amazing job you have done on the dashboard Br1tton! Looks great, these jobs take quite a while but the satisfaction is worth all the hard work. I hope you haven't damaged the artificial grass?!!!  ;)


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#104 _BR1TT0N_

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 04:57 PM

Thanks guys :) it did take some time but I thought it would be a good experience trying to fix it before going to quick way and buying a dash cover which fits straight over the top. haha no the mrs would have gone nuts if I damaged the grass! Lol 😂
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Posted 20 June 2017 - 06:58 AM

One of my son-in-laws mates had a BBQ on his artificial grass, can you tell what happened next....................


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