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Console and Dash Restoration
« on: May 24, 2006, 04:32:30 PM »
Have any members here ever used anyone other than Just Dashes for restoring a dash or console? Has anyone ever bought one of the OER consoles? OER consoles really look like nice pieces but I'd rather not dye these two pieces if possible.
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Re: Console and Dash Restoration
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2006, 05:34:32 PM »
I've got an OER console.  It looks nice but it doesn't fit like the original.  I had to fiddle around with it to get it installed.  It looks OK but I really don't like it very much.  I'm still trying to decide what to do.  I have black interior so I didn't have to dye it.  But I was thinking about buying an original console and having it refurbished.

Just Dashes is who I was told to use for refurbishing dashes.

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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2006, 07:44:47 PM »
I use a place called Dashboard Restoration USA out of Brush Prarie Washington.  They charge less than Just Dashes and take half as long.  I have had about 6 or 7 dashes restored by them and they do just as good as Just Dashes.  Just Dashes charges $650 and takes 8 weeks, Dashboard Restoration charges $475 and takes 4 weeks.

http://www.dashboardrestorations.com/
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« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2006, 11:19:27 AM »
Thanks for the links. Have you ever sent them a colored dash? If so, how well do they match the original color? Especially Firethorn? Do you know if they can repair the radio opening? If not, I guess I'll have to find an uncut dash to send them. Again, thanks for the reply.
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« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2006, 12:31:07 PM »
The color is nice.  I sent them a seta belt cover to match the firethorn red for a 77.  They do not repair the radio holes, only the cover of the dash itself.



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