Reinforce dashboard?

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  1. shorepatrol

    shorepatrol I'm Awesome

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    I’m assuming a mount point broke. I can move the dash up and down a bit on the drivers side. Any points under there I can get too to get it solid again?
     
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    This guy is good, he just used some brackets to hold his dash up:



    I hope I understood your question right.
     
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    kennythewelder B31-3 (6-G) certified

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    DSCN1579.JPG I kind of did that to mine, but I put my clips into the the pocket where the screw is, and not on top of the dash. I also have a dash mat, and it looks good, but my dash is still slowly but shorly falling apart. Every now and then I find a small peice of plastic on the floor that came from my dash. I keep saying that I will build one from aluminum. I guss one day I will have to.
     
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    LMC also sells a repair kit for those bolts. Probably looks cleaner than the hardware store brackets.
     
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    shorepatrol I'm Awesome

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    Thx guys. I’ll be trying that fix tonight
     
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    shorepatrol I'm Awesome

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    OH BOY, I haven't had the dash mat off in 4 years. That looooong rutted ass road on my hunting trip really did a job on the dash. It's split and cracked everywhere. Those ghetto brackets did work to get it solid again though. Thanks again guys
     
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    Good deal that those brackets worked for your dash. Would you be able to post a pic of your dash? If not, no worries. :)
     
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    df2x4 Domestics only.

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    Both of my dashes are still in pretty good shape, but I run those reinforcement brackets from LMC just as a precaution. They seem to distribute the load a lot better than just the factory screws.
     
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    shorepatrol I'm Awesome

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    Just for you guys I will rip the dash cover off again and post pics in a few minutes
     
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    @kennythewelder how do you like that dash mat? Do you think it is worth the money? Thought about getting one for my truck sometime in the future.
     

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