dash top (crash pad ) availability?

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dash top (crash pad ) availability?

Postby darter » Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:16 pm

Hi all, I am relatively new to Scimitars, so still finding out things. I know that warping of crash pad on se6s and gtc se8b is a fairly common problem, I thought I read somewhere that a few foam covered GRP ones had been made? Is this true? Just pondering the best solution to my GTC,s warped dash top (crash pad). I am not new to classic cars I spent 34 years as a pre-war car restorer so (without blowing my own trumpet ) I am fairly confident I will be able to sort it, but always best to get advise from the experienced people in the know Scimitars wise.
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Re: dash top (crash pad ) availability?

Postby Coupe' Racing » Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:45 am

Some people remove the dash top and slot the underside in order to flatten it
Not heard of the later cars dash tops being remade personally though
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Re: dash top (crash pad ) availability?

Postby Terry H » Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:12 am

I have a perfect SE6 dash top if anyone wants to make a mould to re-manufacture these as I know they are very hard to come by. I've owned my Scimitar now for 14 years and only ever seen one straight dash top for sale, that's why I bought it.
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