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Old 03-19-2009, 02:11 PM
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Wrapping a dash.

I need to wrap a dashboard in vinyl or ultra leather. Am I looking for a 4-way stretch in vinyl and is there anything else I need to know concerning tricks in installation.
Headliner spray glue for installation?

Here is a pic of what is needed to wrap. The dash has some cracks and splits that I will repair first to get it to a smooth surface.

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You are going to find that there is a limited number of 4 way stretch vinyls. One of them is Morbern Allsport. CLICK HERE Even 4-way stretch vinyl will only stretch so far, so don't expect that this is going to be a breeze.

You need HHR (high heat resistant) contact adhesive for this job, like DAP Weldwood top and trim adhesive, or 3-M's top and trim adhesive. Because of the dash getting baked in the sun through the windshield, it would be way better to use a spray grade rather than an aerosol. I would let it dry for a long time before I put it back in the car. The glue gets stronger the longer it has been since it was applied.

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