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custom fiberglass dash

Here is my dash ive been working on for the past week, still needs some sanding, but its getting there. (dont mind the wires, i took care of all that)

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One layer of resin



Molded to the center console



Just about done



In the truck with the gauges in, still needs to be smoothed out tho.


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liking it. looking good

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thats sick. ive been readin up on doing that, those so many things you can do for a custom look. i would like to do it one day. lookin good

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thanks guys, i still ave to make a piece to go around the steering coloum but that wont be to bad


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how/where are you attaching the dash to the vehicle?
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more pics would be nice! im trying to get ideas to make my own. is this ur first time?
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i would guess he used the stock screw on locations maybe? i dunno. good job so far man thats for sure i'd like to do that but not for my first glass job. is it just 3/4" MDF and glue with nails to hold it in? or screws and glue? looking good keep posting pics up for teh finished product man.
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I used 1/2" mdf to make the frame and used the stock mounting locations, here are some more finished pics...





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wow man you have a LOT to sand on those doorpanels

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looks like your truck is gonna weight a ton. FG does add up
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wow man you have a LOT to sand on those doorpanels
i had a friend do those for me a night b4 the show because i was finishing the dash and we didnt take his time at all, pissed me off. im either going to redo them, or i have some nice foam ill throw over it and cover it until i can make some new ones. lol


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looks like your truck is gonna weight a ton. FG does add up
honestly, i thought the same thing, but it aint bad at all. i thought the dash was going to be heavy, but its really light


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i hope you didnt pay your friend to make those....

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looks like an awsome foundation lovin the layout

still got alot a work left on it dont get discoureged
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honestly, i thought the same thing, but it aint bad at all. i thought the dash was going to be heavy, but its really light

Well then right on lol mine weight a ton.
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i hope you didnt pay your friend to make those....
hell no, haha. we were rushed, we had like 2 hrs to get everything done and thats the result. its all good though, lol


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looks like an awsome foundation lovin the layout

still got alot a work left on it dont get discoureged
thanks man, appreciate it


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very nice work... I wish I had skills to do it in my truck
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Shit looks bad ass.

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thanks guys, appreciate it


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updates?
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not any updates yet, been to busy on other things. lol. but i should finish it in the next few weeks


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