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Dashpad replacement for 1985 Trans Am.

How do I replace old dashpad with newer one. This is not a cap. Is this as easy as it appears, remove screws, dashpad, and replace with new pad, and screws. Will the speakers be a problem.

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No I would nt do it your self you have to drop the sterring column take out the center console it roughly a 8-9 hour job/sorry to tell you that Please rate myresponse thank you very much

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This is really easy and will not take more than 10 minutes even the first time. There are 4 long screws at the back of the defrost outlet holes to unscrew and a half dozen or so screws (hex head if they are original) along the front edge of the dash pad. It is very easy to see which hold the dash pad and which hold the guage cluster bezel. once they are all removed carefully lift out the dash pad...no issues.

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Look at vents in center (top) of dash, remove three or four screws.
next front edge of dash remove all screws, I forget which ones so just take all out(only front edge) (get an electric screw driver) lift old dash put in new one, put all screws back you'll be done in half hour.
I got a 86 Trans Am, the first time might take just under an hour. The second time you'll get it done in 10 minutes.

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