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Old 04-13-2014, 10:55 AM   #1
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Dashboard removeal

I am wrapping my dashboard in carbon fiber and I was wanting to know if any of you guys could help me by telling how I can remove the dashboard I have an 03 gt thanks.
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They fall right out, no idea why ppl make a big deal out of pulling them.

-Remove console
-Drop steering wheel
-Remove Cluster and HVAC
-I removed the glovebox and unhooked the trunk button
-Remove 4 bolts in center and 3 on each side plus the 3 under the dash vent (pull vent plastic out to get to them)
-Dash will lift right out at this point

Then, if you want to do anything as far as the dash pad there are 12 screws (12 IIRC but it might be 11 or 13...) that hold the pad onto the frame. They are all on the backside of the dash, just remove them and the pad will come off the frame. Then paint/wrap/etch/whatever and re-install it and go. Swapping pads is actually a great way to do a color change and not have to worry about re-wiring anything if you are putting a dash from a different year in your car.
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They fall right out, no idea why ppl make a big deal out of pulling them.

-Remove console
-Drop steering wheel
-Remove Cluster and HVAC
-I removed the glovebox and unhooked the trunk button
-Remove 4 bolts in center and 3 on each side plus the 3 under the dash vent (pull vent plastic out to get to them)
-Dash will lift right out at this point

Then, if you want to do anything as far as the dash pad there are 12 screws (12 IIRC but it might be 11 or 13...) that hold the pad onto the frame. They are all on the backside of the dash, just remove them and the pad will come off the frame. Then paint/wrap/etch/whatever and re-install it and go. Swapping pads is actually a great way to do a color change and not have to worry about re-wiring anything if you are putting a dash from a different year in your car.

Thank you that really helps
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Post pics later!
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Had mine busted down to this in a few hours. If it wasn't for cutting/fitting/trimming/retrimming a new aftermarket carpet this whole swap would have taken 4-5 hours. Goddamn carpet added a good 2-3 lol. These interiors are very easy to remove. Biggest rule is NEVER force anything. If you are having to force something you missed a fastener or something else needs to come out first .
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Thank you guys for all the help going to try to take t out tomorrow and I will post some pics once the carbon fiber wrap goes on.
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