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Unread 02-05-2013, 05:50 PM   #1
millerguy
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Fixing the dash pad...questions...

My dash pad is all cracked and beat up. Has anyone ever repaired this? I don't really want to buy one off of eBay, I thought about bending a piece of sheet metal to match the angle and just glue it on or something. It's only crappy in the middle, not the whole width ar onything. You guys have any suggestions?

I'm installing Monstaliner, new seats, ammo can console, the whole nine yards, and I just don't want the ugly dash to be the worst part. Figured I'd ask the collective wisdom their thoughts on the subject.

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Unread 02-05-2013, 05:55 PM   #2
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How about a cheap carpet dash cover for thirty bucks or so? Might look better than a piece of painted sheet metal.
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Unread 02-05-2013, 06:15 PM   #3
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The Jeep is military themed, O.D. Green. I do have a ton of O.D. canvas, I was entertaining the thought of just covering it in that. Just wondering if there were any better ideas.
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Unread 02-05-2013, 06:19 PM   #4
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The Jeep is military themed, O.D. Green. I do have a ton of O.D. canvas, I was entertaining the thought of just covering it in that. Just wondering if there were any better ideas.
Well fine!
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Unread 02-05-2013, 06:24 PM   #5
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Hahahaha I didn't mean it like that, I literally just thought about it before I checked your post
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Unread 02-05-2013, 06:29 PM   #6
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Just me, but I would not put any piece of metal on the dash pad that might someday meet my face. I know past jeeps had no pad, but why put a blade in front of your face? What about bubble wrap? Then if you ever get bored in traffic you have something to keep you entertained!
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Unread 02-05-2013, 06:54 PM   #7
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millerguy I have mine torn apart atm and have no plans to reuse it so if you can deal with a gray dashpad in good shape you are welcome to it I am literally minutes away from you (warren, ohio)
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Unread 02-05-2013, 07:01 PM   #8
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Warren Ohio!! I'm doing my work at tue Northeast Ohio Dukes shop, I may have to take you up on the offer! I wasn't going to do the whole thing with a plate, just about a one food section in the middle.

You guys rock! Outsyder I'll message you when I get home.
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Unread 02-05-2013, 07:27 PM   #9
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Happy to help, always nice to meet a fellow jeeper so close to home!
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