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How to remove the dash?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Jun 29, 2004.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    Ok I'm trying to remove the whole dash on the K5, I've got the pad off and all the bolts I can find out but its still in there. Seems the windshield seal is holding it in now. Is the dash glued to the firewall or will I ruin the seal trying to beat the dash out? I don't care about the dash its going to the scrap yard I just want it gone but don't want to ruin the windshield.
     
  2. shane74

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    If I remember correctly, they are spot welded to the fire wall and the sides. You'll have to crawl around under there a bit and make sure you can get to the welds.
     
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    I think it is tack welded at the window seam.

    Beat me to it /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif at least I was right.
     
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    hmm, its not welded to the sides, guess I will break out the sawzall and cut it off up by the windshield.
     
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    It's spot welded at the windshield seam.... some also have body adheasive there also.. depends on what they were doing at that time...... But all I'vve seen have been spot welded....
     
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    yeah it spot welded the whole way where its meet5s the wind sheld cut it alone the edge, dont mess with the wind sheld edge.

    you gutting the thing for a pure trail rig?
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  7. sled_dog

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    yep. Gonna hook it up so only have the low beams, the parking lights "work" and thats basically it.
     

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