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01-18-2018 07:12 PM
JJr If someone could make a cad drawing of the liner it could be 3D printed, not sure how cost effective that would be unless multiples were needed.
01-18-2018 06:27 PM
TFB3 glove box liners are basically unobtanium. I have toyed with moulding an extra one I have but not sure what to make it out of.
anybody have any pressboard experience? ?
01-17-2018 04:15 PM
JJr TFB3: Original dash from a US 71 GTV, the top is in excellent shape, the GTV dash does have foam below the vinyl. (pic's in my resto thread)

pickeljr: Yes I have the glove box liner (thx for the clarification TFB3 ) and it's in excellent condition too, I'm sure I'll touch it up with some flocking once the resto is complete. I think the glove box liners are as rare as hen's teeth!

Anyone have any thoughts on the nub issue? Thank you
01-17-2018 03:09 PM
TFB3 actually, the part is known as a glove box liner. mine was swiss cheese and required a lot of work
01-17-2018 02:59 PM
pickeljr Was your glove box that goes behind the glove box door in good shape ? I am looking for a good box since mine is in pieces. any ideas?
01-17-2018 02:33 PM
TFB3 Is that a GTV dash? looks like a foam spider job. If you are unable re-adhere then it's restoration time
01-17-2018 08:55 AM
JJr Hoping someone can help. I repairing some minor cracks to the front of my dash and nub damage, the nubs are below the glove box door ( left especially) has been damaged, I've adjusted the door several times but it still hits the left one and wont open cleanly to sit on the nubs (which is what I assume they were made for)
01-15-2018 01:02 AM
Toli0815
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Rings are crimped to cardboard cutouts. Imperative that you remove tension of crimp (from back ) without disturbing the fiberboard. Small mortice to spread and plyers to hold secure is sufficient.
Once entire ring is relieved, retract one end of ring to center without bending. you can then insert needlenose plyer in end of ring and gently remove/rotate from cutout without distorting cutout or ring.
Ha!! TFB3!!"Thanks this is usefull information but since my english is not so great I want to make sure to correctly undestand what you wrote .

From what I understood.... The backside of the ring is secured by small mortices, which need to be folded back/pried off to relieve their grip from the cardboard edge... right?

Do you by any chance would be kind enough to describe what you used to "Fold back" these mortices, a small flat screwdriver?

Would someone have a detail picture of the Backside of these rings?

Thanks in advance a kind regards,

Thomas
01-14-2018 02:50 PM
TFB3 Rings are crimped to cardboard cutouts. Imperative that you remove tension of crimp (from back ) without disturbing the fiberboard. Small mortice to spread and plyers to hold secure is sufficient.
Once entire ring is relieved, retract one end of ring to center without bending. you can then insert needlenose plyer in end of ring and gently remove/rotate from cutout without distorting cutout or ring.
01-14-2018 01:31 PM
kempton NICE!
01-11-2018 01:36 PM
TFB3 I will provide a new post detailing process into the next day or 2 (with photos ).
01-11-2018 01:24 PM
Ranz Great result - nicely done.
I had some trouble with adhesion (see post 24, above), so I would also appreciate understanding how you achieved your great result, particularly heating/stretching into the gauge recesses without disturbing material on the face.
01-11-2018 02:27 AM
Toli0815
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Ok guys, Here's the latest update on 66 GTV cardboard dashboard restoration.
Multiple coats of resin, sanding and shrink wrapping dinoc and here's the state of restoration attached. Glove box is also swiss cheese so lots of building up and sanding to be done there. Most complicated project I've done in 30 years!
Wow!!! Fabulous work.

Can you share w/us how you removed the metal circling that surrounds the dashboard lower edge of the instruments locations/bulge? I.e. the metal cirgling on whih the external crown of the instument staks on and on which the backside retention stabs press/push?

Would really be helpfull as I want to do the same ... one day... but have no clue of how to remove these metalic rings/circlings.

KR

Thomas L.
01-10-2018 08:15 PM
JJr You guys are killing me,can't tell if that's real wood or not, absolutely gorgeous!
01-10-2018 07:41 PM
TFB3 Ok guys, Here's the latest update on 66 GTV cardboard dashboard restoration.
Multiple coats of resin, sanding and shrink wrapping dinoc and here's the state of restoration attached. Glove box is also swiss cheese so lots of building up and sanding to be done there. Most complicated project I've done in 30 years!
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