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Unread 12-20-2008, 03:14 PM   #1
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zj interior trim removal

how do I take the wood trim from the dash
search didn't turn up anything

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Unread 12-20-2008, 04:44 PM   #2
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6 Screws

2 At the top facing upwards into the dash

2 Under the heather controls pointing up

Remove ashtray. light and lighter... 1 (or2 ?) screws back there..

Once their all out, the holding tabs are on the outer trim about half way up, give em a light tug, while kinda squeezing em towards the middle...

That should do it
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Unread 12-20-2008, 04:46 PM   #3
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is it the same for my 96?
ill have a look
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Unread 12-20-2008, 04:52 PM   #4
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nah it doesn't look like it the only screws that are exposed are where the display thing is at the bottom, im talking about the wood trim. i tried pulling it but i think i broke a tab so i stopped.
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Unread 12-20-2008, 04:54 PM   #5
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Ya, just feel around, or look closely with a flashlight....they're there....I'll see if I can find a pic
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Unread 12-20-2008, 04:56 PM   #6
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Oh wait...96...


Its 7 Clips, not screws..
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Unread 12-20-2008, 05:04 PM   #7
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http://www.nagca.com/grandtech/9698zjradio.htm

There's the link, that should help
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Unread 12-20-2008, 05:25 PM   #8
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Unread 12-20-2008, 06:05 PM   #9
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k they are off
what color should i paint them im thinking black
i want something subtle
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Unread 12-20-2008, 06:06 PM   #10
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my interior is black
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Unread 12-20-2008, 06:11 PM   #11
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What color is the exterior?
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Unread 12-20-2008, 06:21 PM   #12
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white


i was also thinking silver make it look like brushed aluminum
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Unread 12-20-2008, 06:24 PM   #13
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I painted mine black and I love it. Looks sweet. Plus it would be a good contrast for your white jeep.

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Unread 12-20-2008, 06:24 PM   #14
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I was gunna say paint them the color of the exterior but white would look stupid. Paint them black.
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Unread 12-20-2008, 06:28 PM   #15
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yeah white would look stupid

i think black will be it, i might brush the black and see how that looks

moonyjohn, how did you remove the glove box trim haven't tried it yet
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