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1969-ish dash

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Does anyone have a cracked dash they'd like to part with? My car is a 1969. I don't know if there's any difference in the dashes in the later year cars.

I'm looking for a dash that is cracked and needs to be restored, but isn't as bad as mine. I want to try fixing it myself.

Bonus if you're in SoCal.

thanks,
Chris

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I'd give you one for shipping but know that you can get one locally.
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Chris, here is a suggestion for when you get to it. I repaired mine from my '67 two years ago. Repair it with it attached.
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C.Costine wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:04 am
Chris, here is a suggestion for when you get to it. I repaired mine from my '67 two years ago. Repair it with it attached.
Attached to the car?

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onsight512 wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:30 am
C.Costine wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:04 am
Chris, here is a suggestion for when you get to it. I repaired mine from my '67 two years ago. Repair it with it attached.
Attached to the car?

Yes, It is very disappointing to get it all done and have it crack again when screwing it down.
located in Chester NH
1967 1600 in restoration
2013 Arctic Cat F-1100 turbo
Ford F-350 6.0
Ford 9000 puller, Ford 960 puller, Ford 901show, Ford 971 worker, Oliver 70 waiting its turn

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C.Costine wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 12:51 pm
onsight512 wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:30 am
C.Costine wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:04 am
Chris, here is a suggestion for when you get to it. I repaired mine from my '67 two years ago. Repair it with it attached.
Attached to the car?

Yes, It is very disappointing to get it all done and have it crack again when screwing it down.
hahaha. Yes, that'd be disheartening, but it's already out of the car and is in very sad shape.

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onsight512 wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:10 pm
C.Costine wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 12:51 pm
onsight512 wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:30 am


Attached to the car?

Yes, It is very disappointing to get it all done and have it crack again when screwing it down.
hahaha. Yes, that'd be disheartening, but it's already out of the car and is in very sad shape.

That's OK. Do the work to prep for filling the cracks by vee-ing them out and bringing the surface on each side of the cracks down a little, but before putting the new foam into the cracks screw it partially back into place.
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Ford 9000 puller, Ford 960 puller, Ford 901show, Ford 971 worker, Oliver 70 waiting its turn

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On my 67.5 1600, I peeled off the loose/broken parts of the black surface material, and used contact cement to lay down some pebble grained Naugahyde. On the flat parts, it was perfect. On the front corners, curving around the flat (gauge part) of the dash, it did have some, what I considered to be, minor wrinkles. After driving it a couple of weeks, I didn't notice them.... Sure looked better than the cracked dash, and lasted like new until 15187 met that Oldsmobile... On the 68 and later, this doesn't look like such a good idea.

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Another pro dash restoration source. They had samples at JCCS:
Vintage Dashes VintageDashes@gmail.com Albany , CA 5107798153 Ivan jaramillo and Hung Vu

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Vintage Dashes is in Albany CA😳 I used to live there in that tiny pimple of the Bay Area. Went to Middle school there.

Yes totally off topic. 😂

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Ps I have an old dash if you need it. Cracked but in decent shape. Just pay the shipping from Texas.
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