Dash pinnacle

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Postby RMARKS » 25 Oct 2005, 15:02

Hi

What's the easiest way of removing the dashboard cloaks ?

Looks like there might be some tabs to press down but how do you get to them.

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Postby Shellysowner » 25 Oct 2005, 17:22

Well, basically you need a long thin screwdriver or two and a lot of pulling and pushing - there is no 'easy' way and the only way to get your hand up to the back of the clocks is by reaching right under the dash and all the way up through a maze of wires, relay, heater pipe etc. If I remember correctly the clocks have two little tabs at the top at the back and possibly two at the bottom as well which are of the 'springy piece of metal' type - the long srewdrivers are for pushing these down. Sadly I haven't got any spare clocks to check on anymore but I'm sure someone else can enlighten you...
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Postby shuvit-tim » 25 Oct 2005, 19:56

prepare to lose a lot of bits of skin and hand on the sharp bits of metal lurking behind your dash....
when all else fails, rivets, cable ties and bodge tape will see you through

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Postby Shellysowner » 25 Oct 2005, 20:00

shuvit-tim wrote:prepare to lose a lot of bits of skin and hand on the sharp bits of metal lurking behind your dash....


The words of a man who has been stung by a chevette dash :lol: Me too Tim!
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Postby shuvit-tim » 25 Oct 2005, 20:11

i still have the scars. mentally and physically. and it's always at the end of a long day when your patience is wearing thin....... *cue impending doom*
when all else fails, rivets, cable ties and bodge tape will see you through

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Postby Neilyman » 25 Oct 2005, 22:54

Shellysowner wrote:
shuvit-tim wrote:prepare to lose a lot of bits of skin and hand on the sharp bits of metal lurking behind your dash....


The words of a man who has been stung by a chevette dash :lol: Me too Tim!


Count me in aswell :)
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Postby Herbie_Flowers » 25 Oct 2005, 23:27

i was gonna change my brown dash for a black one but i might just use that stuff that dyes it now after reading these posts :cry:
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Postby hsr2.6 » 26 Oct 2005, 17:51

big crow bar works well :lol:
rally drivers do it sideways.............well the quick ones do....................
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