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    I apologize mate, life caught me up and I didn't realize you had replied

    I picked up the flocking fibres on discount, for about $10 for 500g
    Unfortunately they didn't have any black sealant to go with it so I just used rtv black silocone to bond the flock to the dash. Basically just squeezed it on and then smoothed it out with a small foam roller. Acuaully worked a treat imo and would look good enough to use without flocking if you just wanted to smooth out a shitty dash in your daily or the like.

    The damage to this dash was minimal, only one crack an a coupla dings. I sanded the crack down level and just filled it with the silicon, you wouldn't know it was there.

    As for more damaged ones, probably a good idea to fill the major holes with bog/filler. The silicon does a good job of removing the slight imperfections tho.

    On one final note, if you're gonna do it this way, it works best if you can apply pressure to force the flock fibres into the bonding agent. I applied light pressure and used a clean foam roller and some paper to prevent lines forming, but the more pressure you can apply the better the finish
    Quote Originally Posted by ae8zn6 View Post
    I have been considering flocking my dash too. Black interior probably makes a difference to the overall look once flocked.

    Do you mind telling us roughly what it cost? I assume you needed to fill cracks first too?
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    As a general update, the car has just finished at the auto elecs.
    The car now has:
    A working stock tacho mated to the ecu
    Working windscreen washers
    Fixed rear demisters
    Fuel pump safety cut off installed
    Number plate lights

    And also had the tune adjusted because it was running very rich and constantly fouling plugs. More could be done but the ecu is partially locked and only the fuel table is accessible, can't justify the cost of having it wiped and starting from scratch at this point.

    Will be be booked in for engineering this coming week once I do a bit of shopping around and find someone who has experience with Shockworks coilovers.
    Any suggestions for S.E Melbourne would be good

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