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Old 12-29-2008, 09:11 PM   #41
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you need to take everything apart that will come off and then go form there. anything can be done it just takes time and patiences, a heat gun would be nice to, works better than the hair dryer.
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Yeah, I'd definitely be taking everything off that would come off if I tried it... but I don't think I'll be trying it any time soon. Just my luck, I'll screw it up and end up doing some irreparable damage...
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That looks really good. It would have been nice to see some before pics to see the difference, but I'm sure it feels much more high end and looks nice too.
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That looks really good man. Want to come do mine? haha. Good job!
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Yeah, I'd definitely be taking everything off that would come off if I tried it... but I don't think I'll be trying it any time soon. Just my luck, I'll screw it up and end up doing some irreparable damage...
Give it a shot man. You can't learn with out trying. I've learned that one this year while playing with my car and trying to fix it up.

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That looks really good. It would have been nice to see some before pics to see the difference, but I'm sure it feels much more high end and looks nice too.
x2. You sure must've had alot of material left over to do all that. You going to buy more and do the rest of your interior?
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heres some form ebay, and I still have a bunch of vinyl left over.

they sell it by the 1yd x 54in, 1 is not enough so you have to buy 2 which is way to much.



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wow man that looks sick
mines not cracked but i would like to do this anyway
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go for it, it's not hard, looks good and it's pretty cheap.
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I did my headliner today.

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now what to do about the airbag section, that sh*t is glue to the sub dash frame.


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Looks really good man! good job! I'd be really careful about doing that airbag though. By putting vinyl on it, wont that impede the airbag from working properly should it need to deploy?
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it's wrapped in vinyl now, but it's glued down, so for know it will be grey I guess..
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Can you do that to third gens? and as far as the air bag goes I'd just do it with it on there and tuck the edges out of the way. I got a whole roll of that vinal stuff the guy I bought the car from bought it to reapolster the seats and I just shove it in the corner I guess I'm gonna try it!!
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just try it and find out, I don't see way it wouldn't. just take you time and smooth it out till it looks good.
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I think the airbag panel lifts up when the airbag deploys. So, if you were to remove it and wrap it separately, it should function correctly when it's needed. Just a guess though.
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Thanks I'll try it as soon as I can get the stuff will gorilla glue work instead?
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don't use gorilla glue, when it dries it expands and gets hard so you will be able to see it under the vinyl, I would stick with some kind of spray for auto interior's.

that whole section of the dash was glue down, so I just left it alone, and I had the battery unhook before I ever touched it.....lol
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don't use gorilla glue, when it dries it expands and gets hard so you will be able to see it under the vinyl, I would stick with some kind of spray for auto interior's.

that whole section of the dash was glue down, so I just left it alone, and I had the battery unhook before I ever touched it.....lol
Is that guaranteed to keep the bag from deploying? I would be too scared to mess with it. You could do one big piece and then just cut where you need to and tuck it away.
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Yeah when I replaced my steering wheel I removed the airbag fuse and the battery just to be safe.


To fbodyrs96 - As far as that section already being covered in vinyl from the factory, I think it's vacuum molded, so you may be able to glue directly onto it. Should be too much of an issue.... or at least I think it won't.
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How do you get the dash off? Im having trouble with my fans when i turn on the heat (sounds like leaves are in them), I was told it just lifts out of place, went to go pull it out and cracked it even more
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