Advice 1: How to remove the dashboard Gazelle

Time does not stand still. Fashion changes on cars, moderniziriruyutsya the interiors of the auto showrooms, including panel instruments Gazelle. That is why many drivers try to remove the obsolete panelto replace it with a newer, improved model. However, how to do it, know far not all.
How to remove the dashboard Gazelle
You will need
  • thin screwdriver;
  • - pliers;
  • - head to "8" and "12";
  • - key in "10".
For starters, on the battery, disconnect the wire from its negative terminal. Unscrewing the fastening screws, and there are only three pieces, remove it from both sides a-pillar trim. Pull up the top panel of the instrument the same on both sides, prying it with a thin screwdriver.
Next, remove the cover of the fuse holder and remove the screws from both units. The blocks of the fuse box pull out, making sure that pin pad units out of the panel of devices. This is for marking pin pads.
Clear, if you have a radio, but if it is not, it is enough to remove the plug. Through hole in which is inserted the radio, turn 90° to the pin pads and pull them behind the instrument panel. Remove the shift lever, it will provide further more comfortable removing the panel. Disconnect the plug of the pads by pulling the panel front ashtray. Then remove the lower shelf and slide out drawer, designed for things.
Remove the steering column, removing her covers and instrument panel reinforcement. Also disconnect the return spring, pull the handle of the hood lock and remove it. In addition, remove the side trim from the front, slide panel out and disconnect the hoses, nozzles, side pipes. From the holder, remove the wiring harness after removing the plastic clamps. Pull with force to remove the panel of devices.
Please note that all components of the instrument panel are mounted on the bolts and screws, so you don't need to tear, just enough to weaken or completely remove these restraints. Otherwise, you may damage the instrument panel, which would entail undesirable consequences.
Useful advice
Remove the instrument panel together.

Advice 2: How to make a panel in the car

Front panel in the vehicle plays a very important role. It located devices, allowing not only to control the vehicle, but also to monitor his condition. Broken torpedo can deliver the driver and front passenger a lot of discomfort. Be remembered also that the control of the vehiclem with the faulty torpedo that can lead to accidents.
How to make a panel in the car
You will need
  • - screwdrivers;
  • epoxy resin;
  • - the bandage;
  • film;
  • - lining.
Remove the torpedo. For repair works panel must be removed. Read the user manual of your car. It should be described the process of removing. You should also visit the forum owners carnd your model. There you will find not only a description of the removal process, but all of the pitfalls that should be afraid of.
Remove all overlays. Unplug decorative pieces. Also remove the steering wheel. If the glove box is removable, can be removed and it. The removal of the subject and the paddle shifters.
Find the location of each screw securing the panel to the vehicle body. Carefully remove the pre-proporcional.
Gently pull the torpedo into himself by placing hands on the edge. In any case, do not pull too strongly! On the back side, locate all the pads the wires. Label them and disconnect.
Remove the torpedo from the car via the front passenger door. Perform a full disassembly of the panel.
Examine carefully for damage, if necessary repair. Cracked or wretched panel it is best to replace with the new one. If this is not possible, you will have to restore the old.
Carefully inspect the place of fracture or cracks. Try to straighten all the pieces of plastic so that they form a flat surface.
Flip the panel face down. From the back side with epoxy and conventional bandage fix cracked plastic. Carefully over everything with epoxy. Allow to dry the resin.
Mask the place of the fracture from the front side. This can be used as lining, so the tape of any color.
Drag the torpedo a film or material, if you want to radically change her style. Best use of a car skin or a special film. Such materials are well adapted for use in the car, so is able to last for one year
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