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Different cover

Post by Bobpool » Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:25 pm

Has anyone ever purchased one of these items fitted it ? My dash is cracked so looking for alternatives.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GREY-LEATHER ... xyAs9SNr5P
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Re: Different cover

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:02 pm

Bobpool wrote:Has anyone ever purchased one of these items fitted it ? My dash is cracked so looking for alternatives.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GREY-LEATHER ... xyAs9SNr5P
Those covers look terribly difficult to fit properly. If they get creases in or aren't aligned properly they will look horrid.
A few of us on this forum have bought these temporary dash mats that will cover up any cracks:

https://en-gb.facebook.com/Cooldashdirect/
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=52653&hilit=cool+dash

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Re: Different cover

Post by Bobpool » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:12 pm

With the amount of work I have to do on the car I might get one of those.thank you.
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Re: Different cover

Post by Bod9084 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:56 pm

I got a leather covered from eBay and got it fitted and I think it looks better than one of these club covers

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Re: Different cover

Post by Not_Anumber » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:39 pm

I have one of the leather ones. They are a bit of a sod to fit but dont look bad when done. They delete the speaker grille though which some people feel could restrict ventilation for the sterero

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Re: Different cover

Post by Bobpool » Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:47 pm

Any tips on fitting these covers ?
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Re: Different cover

Post by Mc Tool » Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:39 pm

I have thought about these but I figured they would be a job for an auto upholstery guy to do,and when I asked him it turned out to be cheaper to get him to make the thing as well,then I got a mint dash on eBay so never bothered. I guess getting the old cracked dash smoothed off so said cracks didn't show up under the new cover is the main trick
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Re: Different cover

Post by Bobpool » Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:29 pm

There's a great video on Youtube on how to take the dash out and doesn't look too bad.

The Wife is into her crafts so she should be able to manage a simple bit of leather work !! :lol:
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