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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:46 pm    Post subject: Wooden decorative dash panels Reply with quote

I may be way outside the box here but has anyone ever made or seen wooden dash panels similar to a Ghia. Maybe a thin laminate? Just seeing what others think.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A couple years ago when I was still shopping for a vehicle (Thing inclusive), there was an ad here with a Thing that had wood dash panels. They looked to be replacements for the stock metal versions in the same dimensions.

It got me thinking about a Woody Thing (double entendre not intended nor avoided) with wood doors, and maybe wood lids and a wood top -- which this Thing did not have. I never really pursued it or the idea. I don't know what wood was used for the dash panels. The ad is long gone, unfortunately.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

oasis wrote:

It got me thinking about a Woody Thing (double entendre not intended nor avoided) with wood doors, and maybe wood lids and a wood top -- which this Thing did not have. I never really pursued it or the idea. I don't know what wood was used for the dash panels. The ad is long gone, unfortunately.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Look on the people of Walmart site and you will probably find a picture of one.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You could buy preglued or pressure sensitive veneer to do the dash. Might reply look good.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 11:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have seen them, and I also have seen PADDED STRIPS made out of wood. I l like to think out of the box too. Since our cars are outdoors an topless most of the time, I think iti would be a good idea to paint the dashboads panel like wood. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIGjsQTY-m8
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

jjrannauro wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIGjsQTY-m8



Holy crap alert!

Be sure to turn off your speakers before clicking
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You all are great! That's why I love this site. If I do this I'll make sure I post it.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 9:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Semper_Dad wrote:
jjrannauro wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIGjsQTY-m8



Holy crap alert!

Be sure to turn off your speakers before clicking

Watching that video make ne feel like I'd just drank two mai tais. Wait a minute, I did just drink two mai tais.

I'll watch it again in the morning.
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