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« Reply #15 on: June 08, 2021, 06:51:54 AM »
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« Reply #16 on: June 08, 2021, 09:14:16 AM »
I think adding theses will help with the handling

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« Reply #17 on: June 08, 2021, 09:34:31 AM »
I did some fiberglass repair on the headliner.I used the good side cutout for the sun visors to make a pattern (mirror image)to use to trim the repair .as you will see I like to test fit things.I have never been this far into a restoration,and most of this stuff I didn’t take apart.thats why I love this forum
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« Reply #18 on: June 08, 2021, 09:54:57 AM »
My old sail panels had seen better days.when I made these I don’t think they had a reproduction.If they did I didn’t know. I made some from 3/16” fiberboard (like cardboard only fiberglass used a lot in aviation)I used my old sail panels to shape the contour.you see where I made a series of cuts on one side of the panel to allow it to bent.then I fiberglassed over it so it would hold that shape.I did sand the roughness off the fiberglass for a smooth enough surface.the material that used on the headliner has a 1/8” foam backing,which should help smooth things out
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« Reply #19 on: June 08, 2021, 03:22:12 PM »
I purchased a cheap plastic core dash pad that I ruined trying to get my a/c vents to fit with a heat gun.I should have returned it.so I then decided to just buy a $150 plastic cover type.I still had my original pad that I used to mount it on.Sorry I didn’t take any detailed pictures of mounting the aftermarket speakers or where I filled in,and sanded low areas using spray foam.maybe later I can justify spending more $ on a good quality pad.for now this will roll
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« Reply #20 on: June 08, 2021, 05:24:24 PM »
Vent repair. A 1993 ram d250 donated a vent fin that I modified to work.I also had fab a tab for the pull push door control. I fabricated the tab out of a similar type of plastic.if you notice it on the drill bit I left small tabs to use as a base to bond to.Of course I had to totally remove the old one.the center fin isn’t correct,but it works
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« Reply #21 on: June 08, 2021, 07:29:28 PM »
The guts of my overhead light fixture was missing,I had a few regular light fixtures with the wiring harness. I also found out that the sport fury lens would work if I did this.epoxy and foil tape is what I used to bond it together
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« Reply #22 on: June 10, 2021, 03:18:41 PM »
Test fitting a few things

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Getting it done

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