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Old 12-02-2004, 05:47   #1 (permalink)
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Cutting Dashboard for headunit

ive found a cunning alternative to cutting the dashboard to fit a normal din sized head unit.

i rang up a few breakers local to me and found one which had a written off mk6 fiesta, the dash is untouched and i purchased the centre panel for £60.

now when i sell the car i can put the original back in and all is well!
will have to wait a few weeks to fit my new headunit but its all good.
£60 is a bargain, ford wanted £587.50 for the same part!
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Re: Cutting Dashboard for headunit

Excuse me? 587.50 pounds for the centre console? Just the plastic bit in the middle?
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Excuse me? 587.50 pounds for the centre console? Just the plastic bit in the middle?
just the tiny bit in the middle! i was quite shocked too!
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That's insane! Even 60 pounds for a 2nd handie is too much!

Well, back to the drawing board then. I was hoping to get one out of UK but obviously that won't be happening because it's just too expensive.
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Old 12-05-2004, 21:04   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Cutting Dashboard for headunit

Please post pics and what you did. I am really interested in this as I want to do this to my Fiesta.
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Old 12-07-2004, 02:19   #6 (permalink)
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Please post pics and what you did. I am really interested in this as I want to do this to my Fiesta.
will do, not fitting everything until im back home from uni so will be 2 weeks i think.

but will be head unit, cd changer, amp and sub, whoop.
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