See http://www.vtr.org/maintain/dash-recovering.html. There is also an
kit available from TRF (and probably others) which is a thin piece of hard
that goes over the dash and looks, but doesn't feel, reasonably original. If
dash is too far gone for either of these options, you might consider getting
"pre-owned" dash from a parts car and then following one of these methods.
In a message dated 8/15/1999 8:53:08 PM EST, KenCunningham@worldnet.att.net
> Looking at the dash pad, rust has eaten both right and left corners
> completely away, the hardened foam is the only thing holding it together.
> the question is, do replacements exist ? If not, ideas on the best way to
> Assuming replacements are not available, I'm gonna remove all the old foam
> and vinyl, not much left anyhow, cut out all the rust, and ask my expert
> TIG/MIG welder golf buddy to have at it. Once a complete metal backboard
> exists, head over the interior shop (can't spell upolstery) and have it
> Does this sound reasonable ? Has anyone recovered (foam & vinyl) a pad ? Is
> this something I can do or best left to a shop ? As long as there ain't no
> pinion nut, I might try...<VBG>