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Removal of 1996 Dodge Ram dash cover

I have the typical "cracked Dodge dash" problem. I have found a good one in a parts truck that happens to be the same color. I "think" I have thought of a way to keep it from cracking again. I have it loose on the top (by the windshield) and on the drivers side, but I can not get it loose on the right side. I can see there are some kind of clips or screws behind the dash cover holding it down, but I can not figure out how to get them loose, and don't want to crack it. Can anyone tell me what is holding it on and how to get it loose?

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That should be a push clip (big pains in the ***) try to pin point where it is binding and use a flat head screw driver to get under the push pin and gently pry up or if you can get to it. Worst case scenario is that you are replacing your dash anyway right? rip your dash out first to see how it is held in and you can figure out how to properly remove the good one

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Do you have to drill the popper rivets out?

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After you remove the glove box, the bolts should be obvious. its basically the same as the left side.

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Repairing cracked front windshield

Hi there!

Yes there is.

Specialist firms deal with windscreen repair, and may be covered by your insurance policy.

The method for chips involves creating a vacuum over the damage, then injecting clear resin. This sets and is then polished off flat again.

For cracks in one layer, the end of the crack is hollow ground, and a disc of glass is bonded in, then the crack is either ground out and filled, or just filled as a chip would be.

Ask several windscreen repair companies for a quote before working.
If the crack is severe, it may not be possible due to weakening of a major structure. Also if water has entered the crack, then damage of the mid layer cannot be repaired, and will remain foggy or white.

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SOURCE: WINDSHIELD CRACK

NO,But the transmission fluid will work well in the transmission and the torch can be used for plumbing connections.

It can how ever be repaired with a new windshield being installed.

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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