Leather dash full cover

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Leather dash full cover

Post by Not_Anumber » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:38 pm

2nd hand leather dash cover. Covers the whole dash (obviously not the instruments ;) ) in grey leather.


I bought this a couple of years ago but used too weak a glue which allowed it to go baggy. After taking the dash out of the car I decided on a change of plan and went for the CCI hard plastic replacement dash instead. The leather cover is still in great condition and is perfectly fine to fit again.

The same item is still for sale on Ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GREY-LEATHER ... xyAs9SNr5P

Any offers on here ?

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Re: Leather dash full cover

Post by Stanspeedautocare » Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:27 pm

Hi does it cover the top of the dash ie hid the cracks from the sun

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Re: Leather dash full cover

Post by Not_Anumber » Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:10 pm

It does just that. Its a full skin rather than a cover, i.e it something that is glued onto the surface of the dash to provide a new outer surface. If you search Ebay for Capri leather dashboard or similar search words you will find them as made by GF Customs and will also see mine on there 2nd hand.

In my case I didnt use a particularly good glue and the cover started looking baggy after a year (the plus side is that it did make it very easy for me to remove). Rather than repeat the gluing process I went more radical and stripped the dash to it's metal frame and bonded on a CCI grp dashboard section. As this ihas the same finish as the original I didnt need to refit the leather cover.

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Re: Leather dash full cover

Post by Not_Anumber » Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:54 pm

Just sold on Ebay £ 26 plus postage.
Disappointing as these things are £ 120 new. perhaps everyone is sensibly going the CCI dash route now like ive just done.

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