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07-07-2013 03:22 AM
stuntmansjeep Nah it's just black
07-05-2013 03:53 PM
zephoria
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Originally Posted by stuntmansjeep View Post

If anyone is wondering this is the result of this process of painting your dash. Took 12 hours (mostly prep) but DEFINITELY WORTH IT!!!
is that just black or is it something else... maybe something with texture?
07-05-2013 11:07 AM
2xs Well put together, looks nice, but I cant help but think, Halloween?
I had a '79 Camaro back in the day, it was Orange with a black spoiler, my friends always said it looked good, but called it the "Great Pumpkin"



Bastards....
07-05-2013 12:35 AM
snowbrd84 Amazon is cheaper fyi. And free shipping with prime. And the Amazon also showed the wrong one but it is infact the yj one
07-04-2013 01:05 AM
petercass88 Nice!! Thank you!
07-03-2013 09:40 PM
YJ Steve-o
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Originally Posted by petercass88 View Post

Is this the glove box you are ordering? I havent ordered it yet because the picture shows it in a TJ not a YJ.... has me nervous!
Smittybilt 812101 - Smittybilt Vaulted Glove Box in Black for 87-95 Jeep® Wrangler YJ - Quadratec
If you download the installation instructions, it shows the YJ version
07-03-2013 08:28 PM
petercass88
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Originally Posted by snowbrd84 View Post
Thanks guys, I ordered a Smittybuilt lockbox to replace the oem glovebox, should get here today. Just need to install that and figure out what to do about the trim peice that goes around the steering wheel...

Is this the glove box you are ordering? I havent ordered it yet because the picture shows it in a TJ not a YJ.... has me nervous!
Smittybilt 812101 - Smittybilt Vaulted Glove Box in Black for 87-95 Jeep® Wrangler YJ - Quadratec
07-03-2013 09:54 AM
MoBass Her is the dash I did for my daughters YJ. I had the dash panel sandblasted and then powder coated black. Painted the dash pad. Then had the dash hydro dipped in Burrell wood pattern.
07-02-2013 09:52 AM
Wranglin4Life
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Originally Posted by MoBass View Post
Sweet dash!! Love custom dashes. Need to start a thread about custom dash work with pictures!
Agreed!
07-02-2013 07:46 AM
MoBass Sweet dash!! Love custom dashes. Need to start a thread about custom dash work with pictures!
07-02-2013 06:37 AM
stuntmansjeep
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Originally Posted by snowbrd84 View Post
1) clean with soap/water
2) light sand with fine grit
3) rinse off with water
4) spray with prep spray and wipe off
5) apply first coat very light and let dry for 10-15 minutes
6) apply 2 or 3 more coats


Attachment 267907

If anyone is wondering this is the result of this process of painting your dash. Took 12 hours (mostly prep) but DEFINITELY WORTH IT!!!
06-29-2013 07:39 AM
jhkkj777 What kind of push start panel is that?
11-16-2012 09:22 AM
snowbrd84
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Originally Posted by dPeZz View Post
I can't my lights to work behind my gauges, just took it all apart as replaced all bulbs and cleaned all contacts and still nothing. I noticed an auto start behind my dash and removed 90% of that which had a few crazy slices into my stock wires. Do you think this could be affecting my lights in the dash? I hear a sound like the switch is opening for the lights but they just won't light!!!! Any suggestions?? I'm goin in for more tomorrow...
The wire for the lights is orange and black i think. Take a volt meter and hook it up to that wire and a ground with the lights off. Then switch the lights on and see if it reads 12v. If it doesnt, then you need to track down why it isnt getting power. If it does work. Then the circuit board on the back of the gauges may be bad.
11-15-2012 04:36 PM
dPeZz I can't my lights to work behind my gauges, just took it all apart as replaced all bulbs and cleaned all contacts and still nothing. I noticed an auto start behind my dash and removed 90% of that which had a few crazy slices into my stock wires. Do you think this could be affecting my lights in the dash? I hear a sound like the switch is opening for the lights but they just won't light!!!! Any suggestions?? I'm goin in for more tomorrow...
11-15-2012 04:07 PM
1BadAssJeep
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Originally Posted by snowbrd84
1) clean with soap/water
2) light sand with fine grit
3) rinse off with water
4) spray with prep spray and wipe off
5) apply first coat very light and let dry for 10-15 minutes
6) apply 2 or 3 more coats
Great, thanks.
11-15-2012 12:22 PM
UNCLE BS Well done.
11-15-2012 11:26 AM
snowbrd84 1) clean with soap/water
2) light sand with fine grit
3) rinse off with water
4) spray with prep spray and wipe off
5) apply first coat very light and let dry for 10-15 minutes
6) apply 2 or 3 more coats
11-15-2012 10:59 AM
1BadAssJeep What type of prep did you do to paint your dashboard? I'd like to paint mine black.
11-15-2012 10:31 AM
snowbrd84 For the Template I just took the OEM plastic center piece and replicated its footprint so that it would mount up and cover the area, but would be flat instead of angled like the oem piece.

For bending the diamond plate, i put it on my workbench overhanging the ledge. Then clamped down a 2x4 over the diamond plate. From there I just tapped it with a hammer from one side to the other until i had it bent to where i wanted it...
11-14-2012 11:02 PM
firemandad07 That is sweet! Im not sure i follow you on the bending of the D plate? How thick is it? Can you elaborate a little more on that?
11-14-2012 07:51 PM
TRM627 how did you make the template to transfer to the d-plate?
11-10-2012 06:53 PM
89quest GREAT stuff that light display looks awsumm!! You get an atta boy for the research on the gauges too!!!
11-09-2012 01:05 PM
snowbrd84 Well I have been too lazy to do it, but you can just cut off the tab with a grinder and a cutoff wheel. Ill take another picture when I get home and upload it.

Beginning to end it took me about 5-6 hours probably. Not counting paint dry time.
11-09-2012 12:38 PM
stuntmansjeep Dude that is super sick!! How long from beginning to end did it take?
11-09-2012 12:03 PM
TRM627 what did you do about the tab that sticks out on the smittly bilt box? pic please
06-30-2012 11:48 PM
jeep30 Very clean look - Great job man!
06-29-2012 11:02 PM
BadMojo11 that looks awesome! want want want! Great job!
06-29-2012 10:32 PM
WVrider Looks awesome!
06-28-2012 11:07 AM
iluvshoes
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Vegas?
Never been there (being 9 and eating at circus circus doesn't count), so why not. Drive thru or Elvis wedding?
06-28-2012 10:54 AM
snowbrd84
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Originally Posted by jkritzeck View Post
Marry me!
Vegas?
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