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Repairing small tear in vintage mustang dash pad?

I thought I was going to have to buy a new dashpad, but I pulled this one out of storage and it doesn't look half bad! I'm going to dye it black (It is black, but faded) but it 'seems' ok..

BUT, there is a small little V shaped poke or tear on the top of it. The material is still there, but it's torn. What would be a good method for fixing this before dying it? I'm afraid to use epoxy or some such, because it will need to protrude a bit (and then have to be sanded, to elminate the tear mark) and I'm afraid of it not taking the dye.

Any ideas?

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Post some pics so we can see exactly what your dealing with, pics are worth 2000 words around here

I don't have an answer for you but I also have a "vintage" mustang with a cracked dash
I 'm curious to see what our options are as I would like to keep mine 100% origional, and I don't like the after market stuff it never looks or fits as well as stock.
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