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How hard to replace the Dash board?


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Are you sure?

I know it sounds crazy. I ended up with black leather dashboard with perfect condition (don't ask me why bought it) and now I want to have 2 tone leather interior. Mine is Boxster Red as yours. Better forget about it?

Here is my quick Photoshop draft anyway.

http://www.pcars.us/albums/4043.jpg

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Its a bit of a mission to r&r the dash. If you do take it on, make sure you stay organized. Toughest part is remembering which bolts go where. When you're coming out with the dash take it slow, if it feels like theres resistance, then double check to see if you forgot any screws. Also when you're going back in with the dash, make sure you have all your wires routed correctly and are not pinching anything between the dash and the body BEFORE you go to screw the thing back in. The wire for the sun sensor is very easy to forget, then when you get just about everything installed you go to install the sun sensor and you've got no wire. I've done it, so trust me on that one. The first dash I did probably took me around 8 hours.

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Its a bit of a mission to r&r the dash.  If you do take it on, make sure you stay organized.  Toughest part is remembering which bolts go where. When you're coming out with the dash take it slow, if it feels like theres resistance, then double check to see if you forgot any screws.  Also when you're going back in with the dash, make sure you have all your wires routed correctly and are not pinching anything between the dash and the body BEFORE you go to screw the thing back in.  The wire for the sun sensor is very easy to forget, then when you get just about everything installed you go to install the sun sensor and you've got no wire.  I've done it, so trust me on that one.  The first dash I did probably took me around 8 hours.

I'm more motivated now with your tips and advices, in addition to Loren's comment. :)

Do you have any instructions or pics? I have workshop manuals, which look good enough for me to get going, but I want to collect any additional information as much as possible.

MOD IS DESEASE!

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Are you sure?

I know it sounds crazy. I ended up with black leather dashboard with perfect condition (don't ask me why bought it) and now I want to have 2 tone leather interior. Mine is Boxster Red as yours. Better forget about it?

Here is my quick Photoshop draft anyway.

http://www.pcars.us/albums/4043.jpg

Are you putting the black IN, or taking it OUT ?

I ask, because I was wondering how difficult it would be to replace my cheap looking black 'plastic-substitute' dash with a black leather dash.

I haven't seen any Black leather dashs floating around on ebay, so if your getting rid of the black one, I may be interested in it.

If you don't mind me asking, how much did you pay for the one?

Thanks.

- Pete

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