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Old 06-25-2003, 00:13   #1 (permalink)
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biggrin DIY EA Dash Replacement *pics*

If you've always wanted to replace the cracked dash in your EA but didn't know where to start, I've made a guide to show you how

As some of you may know, late last year my brother and I completely changed the EAII's worn interior to a VGC ED one, this included changing the cracked dash. I took pics along the way and a few months ago I decided to make this tutorial to help anyone else with a cracked dash.

Anyway, here it is:
http://www.nzinaus.fordforums.com/DashReplace.doc

Starts off a bit formal then gets relaxed along the way because I just couldn't be stuffed setting it out, it finishes abruptly too because Wor decided to delete some of it and the end disappeared, so I rushed the finish.

Thanks to Karl for uploading the file.

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Looks like you put a great deal of work in there sunny!
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Old 06-25-2003, 06:07   #3 (permalink)
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Top stuff man, I hope we can have this up on the site soon.
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Re: DIY EA Dash Replacement *pics*

wish i had this a couple of weeks ago before i changed my dash, this is when you find out you have to cut all your a/market wiring, plus i couldent get the tranny out of limp home - short answer bent pin on relay
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cheers mate, good stuff i will realy need this duco for my project i start in the next 3 weeks
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Old 07-07-2003, 16:40   #6 (permalink)
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what do you need to open that file?
it sais its like a workpad document but it doesnt seem to work...
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Old 07-08-2003, 19:16   #8 (permalink)
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Thanks.
Anyone got an idea how much a new dash would cost from a wreckers?
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$80 for the bare dash or around $120 with everythng attatched. That's everything besides the stereo and cluster in most cases.

I'm yet to do this in my own EA.

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Old 07-09-2003, 19:05   #10 (permalink)
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All i need is the top part. Mine is all cracked and burnt. It has a dash mat covering it nicely at the moment but i still wanna replace it.
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