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Polyvance dash repair


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  • 4 years later...

After having previous poor satisfaction from a dash cap, I decided to try the Polyvance method.

 

I had three crack areas:

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The middle area went all the way through the foam.

 

I followed the exellent instructions as given in the Polyvance video, and in their step-by-step instruction.

 

I widened all the cracked areas, and in the large middle crack, I used their FiberFlex to weld in a mesh backing plate.

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This shows one of the smaller cracks after filling with FiberFlex:

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After sanding the filled areas, I applied their passed dash filler, which is a bondo-like product:

 

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I then primered the entire dash, sanded, and applied their Flextex VT texture spray:

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I also retextured the glovebox door so that it would match.  I'll need to do the center console as well.

 

This was all done back in July, but I have not yet reinstalled the dash since I am still painting the interior.

 

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