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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 08-15-2013, 10:21 AM Thread Starter
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Finally, recovered my dash.

I finally got around to covering my dash with the same material that we wrapped the center consol with. Here are some pics of the final result.

It looks like the fabric that is covering my two center speakers loosened up a bit. I will need to remove that cover and re-stretch.
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That looks really good
Well done
I might do something similar to cover the famous dash crack
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Thanks. I should have done it when the dash was out of the car. It would have made life alot easier. It took me about 6 hours and a good old can of contact cement. Hopefully it will last a little while without buckling up.
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wow thats crazy detail. looks awesome
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Thanks. I should have done it when the dash was out of the car. It would have made life alot easier. It took me about 6 hours and a good old can of contact cement. Hopefully it will last a little while without buckling up.
Lots of hard work. Hopefully it was well ventilated or you got seriously stoned with the contact cement.

Thanks for sharing.

BTW, I absolutely loved the shot of the water drops on the pristine hood/grille in your other thread.

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That looks really good! And I was having doubts about adding a modern double-din head unit to my w108, but I think you may have just changed my mind.
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Your not kidding about that contact cement. Luckily, it was a breezy day with a nice cross wind coming through the garage, there was one time though that I got a good inhale and I'm pretty sure I lost at least a couple of million brain cells.

The stereo is great. USB connection in the glove box, blue tooth, hands free mic that is mounted just above the sun visor, Iphone control and while watching a DVD, people in the back seat can view it very easily. It replaced a single din Kenwood cassette player circa 1983. This car was too far gone to restore to original without spending a lot of cash, so we went for the anything goes look.
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A few more picks of the stereo. The big ugly rubber mats are the next things to be replaced.
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Not to my taste, but well done nonetheless


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