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Old 06-01-2008, 12:04 PM
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what is the best way to fix dash boards

i have 69 f-100 with a cracked dash board it looks terrible i want to get it fixed because a new is around $400 i want to know if there is a place i could send it to be repaired (close to Utah) sorry i posted this in engine i dont know how to delete it

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About the best you could hope for is a good used one, but its hard to tell how long before it cracks. You can send it to Just Dashes in Van Nuys, CA. They will strip it, then recover it with new vinyl on a vaccum forming table, dye it, and send it back. I think you'll get sticker shock when you get a price from them, but it will be better than new.
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I don't think cheap and dashboards go hand and hand. You might try finding one of those carpet dashboard covers, They sure look better than a cracked dash.

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The only way to correctly fix a cracked dashboard is to send it to a place like Just Dashes that will vacu-form a new vinyl cover onto it. Expect to pay way more than $400 for this service. Anything else is "half-fast" and will last about five seconds or five feet, whichever comes first.
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Duct tape works for me
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You might be able to get a dash cap for it. I'm using one on my mustang and you can't tell it's a cap unless you look really close. Well worth the $75 instead of $400 for my poject. I't s very thin veneer and it's glued on.

I just looked them up and I think this is the place that made mine and they have one for your truck. Just over $100

http://www.dashcaps.com/xcart/produc...cat=306&page=1

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thank you guys

i found me a nice dash cap for about $100
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There is also a company called Coverlay Mfg. that makes dash covers that go directly over the existing dash pad. It makes installation much easier in most cases. www.coverlaymfg.com

Also, Just Dashes repairs and restores dash pads, door panels, etc. www.justdashes.com
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