Interiors: Dash restoration

Stingerdorian

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Hello fellow B Body Moparians!
I have a few question for ya’ll.
I want to get my dash restored and I know of the big name Just dashes Company out here in Van Nuys California does that. Has anyone done business with them? If so what did you think? And does anyone know any other companies that restore dashes? That’s it, have a great weekend.
 

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I used them for my 71 Cuda dash. Not cheap.
I bet Roger Gibson and the magazines get better customer service.
 

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Sent them all mine for 69 charger the head rest, dash pads,arm rest. All came out looking great As 65hemi said expensive 4500 2 years ago. Also keep in mind they cannot reproduce the stitching and dash pads will have more of roundness then squared off. If i would have known all this i would try to find high quality originals or as close to it and i did. After i saw these i stopped taking pictures but if u look at arm rest u can see the original stitching but on dash pads there is no stitching.
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Just FYI, original armrests have simulated stitching, not real stitching. Sun visors have real stitches and it has a tendency to be deteriorated.
 

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I used Just Dashes recently to restore the lower dash pads on my charger. It took 6 months because they always have huge work load but I was very happy with the results.

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I sent my dash panels to Vacuornametal and my gauges to Auto Instruments. I had too many things go wrong with gauges sent to Instrument Specialties and they are a lot more $$$ than Auto Instruments. A set of gauges AI did over seven years ago are still in the car and no problems.
 

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I used Just Dashes for my dash pads also. As was said, they are expensive and they don't reproduce the stitching but I don't believe anyone does.
I was happy with their work since the parts I sent them were in sad shape. The AC vent opening was not as sharp as I would have liked it but they are probably the best available IMO.

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I had GCAR in Washington state do my daughters Barracuda dash. I did the guages myself. Glen does an outstanding job, and he did my pillar post mouldings and glovebox trim as well. Out the door it was $545, and I paid the shipping both ways. He’s busy too, and I think he had my stuff for about 6 months, but with updates as to where I was on the list.

To he dash frame was sent to Leanna at Phoenix Specialty Coatings, of course there is no other person for the job, and the dash pad I already a nice replacement.

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Stingerdorian

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I used instrument specialties to restore my dash, it wasn't cheap but it looks phenomenal.

I saw your pics, they look great! I hear a lot about just dashes finished repairs being more rounded? Did the guy that did yours, does he use that vacuumed mold Technique? Your repairs look really awesome.

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I had GCAR in Washington state do my daughters Barracuda dash. I did the guages myself. Glen does an outstanding job, and he did my pillar post mouldings and glovebox trim as well. Out the door it was $545, and I paid the shipping both ways. He’s busy too, and I think he had my stuff for about 6 months, but with updates as to where I was on the list.

To he dash frame was sent to Leanna at Phoenix Specialty Coatings, of course there is no other person for the job, and the dash pad I already a nice replacement.

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