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Entire dash remove to add wires

Does anyone have, or know where I can get details for removing the dash. I want to add power windows and door locks ( I got a wiring loom from a 1993). To get the loom I just busted everything away....... can't do that now

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    U better invest in a factory service manual my friend. U can get a used one on Ebay.

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