How to remove your dash

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  1. Irish Pride

    Irish Pride Irish Inside Staff Member

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    the dash in my 91 red/black cracked this week. i was thinking about swapping it out with one from one of my other 91s but after reading this i say "screw that"! i guess i'll just buy a dash pad off ebay or something.
     
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  2. geomarathoner

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    Incredible amount of work.....congratulations on having the patience and persistence to slog through it all.

    I noticed the same slight antifreeze smell in my 89 SHO....looked through my factory shop manuals.....and after recovering from the shock, decided to just bypass the heater core (just like one of your early pics). The fan and A/C are sufficient for defogging to windshield, and I just wear a jacket in the winter.

    Thanx again for what can be a great help to those willing to tackle the job. Sure better than trusting it to somebody else.
     
  3. elchado

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    Just got done doing this in my 91' a couple days ago, found a dash at a salvage in perfect condition, all I can say it's not for the faint of heart. Took 19 hours including removing the salvage dash, removing my dash, rerouting the harness's and installing the new dash.(also replaced seats and carpet but that literally took like 15 mins) This took longer than it probably needed to, but I labeled everything as it was removed to insure it all made it back together properly. Beware all the sharp metal corners and unfinished edges. My hands look like hamburger, but hey, everything works and it looks great! Rare to have a 20 year old car with mint interior!
     
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  4. Sholovenothate

    Sholovenothate 4 SHO's

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    Does anybody have those 2 files they could send me for the Blend door actuator replacement? If so please PM me.


    Thanks,
     
  5. Rockledge

    Rockledge Pluggin' away

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    If you are talking about the article put together by Redline that I referenced in an earlier post, then check out:

    SHO-Specific BDA Replacement Procedure
     
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  6. Sholovenothate

    Sholovenothate 4 SHO's

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    yes! thank you !!
     
  7. Rockledge

    Rockledge Pluggin' away

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    The VIN plate is not attached to the dash, its attached to the unibody.

    Al Fitz
     
  9. SHOCH

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    LOL 8 years for that answer!
     
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    Welcome back, Al, hope to see you posting some more on this forum :)
     
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    It's like he's had a computer sitting in the corner with a window open, waiting on just the right time to answer.
     

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