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Old 04-24-2008, 02:42 AM   #1
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I was watching Unique Whips earlier and someone had a small hole on their dash and instead of replacing the whole thing they just used some puddy, scrapped it on, let it dry, sanded down the areas sticking off, and just painted it. Did they use Bondo or is that just for body work? Need to know because I have a small hole and a small crack on mine as well.
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you can use bondo no problem or you can use fiberglass. or both.
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Neither bondo nor fiberglass will repair vinyl dashboards properly or effectively.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=78482
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i wasnt even thinking about vinyl acually.
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Neither bondo nor fiberglass will repair vinyl dashboards properly or effectively.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=78482
I dont think you know the extent of the holes in my car but if you think it will work then I will gladly dive it a shot. I think theres a good chance it'll work on my seat but I doubt for the dash, heres some pics of the big interior problems. Keep in mind, I didnt do any of this and the person who owned b4 me must have been a smoker.

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holy crap batman. that is horrible.
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holy crap batman. that is horrible.
I know, I need to know how to fix it just to make it look better at the very least for now until I can get new parts for it,
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well as far as the dash goes why replace it when you can just re vinyl it.
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well as far as the dash goes why replace it when you can just re vinyl it.
I guess I could do that at some point, Right now Im just looking for a quick cheap fix to the chunk missing but whats required and about how much is it to re vinyl?
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Because of the work involved in re-vinyling it.

By the time you have it out, just replace it. I see a dash that needs replacing, and seat covers (not the whole seat) that need it too.
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