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Jan 14, 4:30am - #374221 
How do you remove the dashboard

I read the install guide, but that just kinda shows you a picture of what it looks like. So can anyone tell me how to remove it? I pretty much figure if i look around and take off a whole bunch of bolts then magically it will come off. I plan on dyamatting it and while the dash is off, cleaning up all my wiring thats be done beinhd that area. Any help would be great

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Jan 14, 7:29am - #374222 
Try READING the install guide I though it was pretty clear. Don't just look at the pictures, read it.

And good luck on your project


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Jan 14, 10:27am - #374223 
the only real way to do it is get under there and do it thumbsup

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Jan 14, 12:40pm - #374224 
Originally Posted by ASheva10
Try READING the install guide I though it was pretty clear. Don't just look at the pictures, read it.

And good luck on your project


I did read it...its a picture and a page from the toyota book on how the front is setup

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Jan 14, 2:05pm - #374225 
I would just start removing bolts til it came out lol never pulled mine off yet.


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Jan 14, 2:07pm - #374226 
^^ that's my plan exactly lol. I'll be taking mine off. Maybe posting a step by step for those that are faint of heart... or can't read the diagrams grin Sorry just bustin on you. If you wana wait till spring when mine comes off you're welcome to thumbsup

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Jan 14, 2:36pm - #374227 
nah..i want it done by spring!, the diagrams are nice..but they have some much other crap on them...its hard to dissect them

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Jan 14, 2:41pm - #374228 
^^ that "other crap" is what you're going to have to deal with when you remove the dash. It's not just shit thrown in for fun. I'm not sure you realize what youre getting into. SO much stuff is connected to that dash. If you can't disect that diagram don't count on getting the dash out and back in without fucking something up.

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Jan 14, 2:47pm - #374229 
k... thx

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Jan 14, 3:08pm - #374230 
not trying to hate on you. But taking out the dash is a really big project. Print that diagram out and spend some time in your car with it figuring it out. Know what I mean? Be prepared for the job. It's a lot bigger than you think.

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Jan 14, 3:09pm - #374231 
I'll post a step by step in spring regardless that may be of more help thumbsup good luck if you decide to do it.

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Jan 14, 4:44pm - #374232 
Here is two pics to give you a little idea whats behind the actual dash piece:

1953430911-right dsh.JPG

Originally posted by RICOGT:
i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
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Jan 14, 4:44pm - #374233 
2

1953430912-left dash.JPG

Originally posted by RICOGT:
i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
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Jan 14, 4:46pm - #374234 
That whole harness needs to be un-bolted from the dash before it will come off. So it will take awhile after you get un-bolted from the car itself.


Originally posted by RICOGT:
i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
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Jan 28, 10:12pm - #374235 
It's pretty easy it took me a few hours to remove mine... juss make sure to unplug the battery first so the air bags wont go off... the only way to take it off really is to juss go under there n' do it... like i did thumbsup

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Jan 29, 9:37am - #374236 
I did it recently. Just remove all bolts that may be connecting it to the car. THEN look around and disconnect the whole wiring cable(s) in the back they are screwed in and attached to it. you'll know what I'm talking about.


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Jan 29, 12:09pm - #374237 
where is the install on the Dynomat for the dash ? it looks like something I would like to do .

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Jan 29, 12:40pm - #374238 
so ima guessing you probably cant drive the car with that piece off right?

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Jan 29, 12:49pm - #374239 
definately not, you'll have some necessary wiring unplugged.

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Jan 29, 5:00pm - #374240 
try it anyways...it will be fun

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