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View Poll Results: Dash pad yes/no or leave it nekid
Keep it plain 61 57.01%
Get one - it makes it look finished 46 42.99%
to hard to put one on - blow it off 0 0%
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Unread 09-06-2011, 11:10 PM   #31
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I prefer no pad! I think it looks more classic, vintage without them... Just my 2cents

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Unread 09-06-2011, 11:15 PM   #32
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Almost everyone takes them off because they fade and crack .the other problem is they collect water behind them and rot out the windshield frame and cowelling. I like them either way . I would put one back on if they weren't to expensive for the after markets .So plain for me cause $$$$$$$
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Unread 09-06-2011, 11:16 PM   #33
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Just get the stainless wiper motor cover and be done!
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Unread 09-07-2011, 12:23 AM   #34
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I don't have the pad in mine and love the way it looks. Classic Jeep! My wiper motor cover is the same green as the Jeep. California sun reflects off of enough parts without adding more chrome parts!
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Unread 09-07-2011, 11:40 AM   #35
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Any of you guys who took yours off, I would be glad to have one.
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Unread 01-07-2012, 04:25 PM   #36
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Unread 01-08-2012, 07:20 AM   #37
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I like mine, it's covered in leather by a friend that works at a corporate jet airplane upholstery shop, wish it was the one with the thin ears on the side, cause I'm wanting to add front hoop. like others said makes a nice shelf [while sitting still]
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Unread 01-08-2012, 08:28 AM   #38
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I voted naked.

I just replaced my windshield frame and pulled mine out.

It now looks more retro and cleaner.
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Unread 01-08-2012, 11:30 AM   #39
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I'm liking it naked....
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Unread 01-08-2012, 11:37 AM   #40
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I prefer no dashpad. And a shoulder harness.
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Unread 01-08-2012, 11:48 AM   #41
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I've always thought they looked "added on". Either way is fine but I prefer no pad.
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Unread 01-08-2012, 11:52 AM   #42
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Nuh - uh... Keep it plain for me... I like the classic utilitarian look of the dash... Here's a pic of installing mine a few years ago...
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Unread 01-08-2012, 12:03 PM   #43
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I like um plain...
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Unread 01-08-2012, 12:57 PM   #44
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rather a cage than a dash pad ...
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Unread 01-08-2012, 02:51 PM   #45
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Any of you guys who took yours off, I would be glad to have one.

I would give you mine John, but it has a split in it near the passenger side....

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