I there any way to get a new greyish-blue dash pad (95-97)? Oak color seems to still be made

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grayish-blue part number/sku 55401-60150-B0

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Buy the grey one and paint/dye it👍
 
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I also have gray and parts are tough to find.
It’s such a freaking bummer. There’s a ton of parts where they make them in oak but not grey. Even if they did limited runs every once and awhile would alleviate the problem quite a bit.
 

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It’s such a freaking bummer. There’s a ton of parts where they make them in oak but not grey. Even if they did limited runs every once and awhile would alleviate the problem quite a bit.

How many automakers re-issue color-coded interior plastic trim a quarter century after they built the last vehicle that used it?
 
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How many automakers re-issue color-coded interior plastic trim a quarter century after they built the last vehicle that used it?
Good point, but they still make the Oak colored dash pad as far as I can tell, plus they did exactly that with the MR2 I think? I remember hearing Toyota decided to bring some tooling out of retirement for it. Also I still am impressed with how many other parts are still available.
 

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Good point, but they still make the Oak colored dash pad as far as I can tell, plus they did exactly that with the MR2 I think? I.

They actually don't make them any more. There just happens to be some stock left.
 
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They actually don't make them any more. There just happens to be some stock left.
Stop crushing my dreams that a car company would indefinitely make ever single part forever haha. Man it would be cool if that was a thing, imagine getting to order every single part and assembling it yourself
 

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Stop crushing my dreams that a car company would indefinitely make ever single part forever haha. Man it would be cool if that was a thing, imagine getting to order every single part and assembling it yourself

I'm not sure I'd do that myself but, I can assure you that I would LOVE to be on the other side of the counter writing that invoice.:grinpimp:
 
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It's an expensive part, but I just know its going to crack one day and I'll regret not buying one while they're still available.
Exactly. Where I am though if they’re covered they last an extremely long time. This one came from a hotter place so it’s already cracking :(. I may buy a oak one and see about staining it? Or something along those lines
 

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Interior plastics have been painted to match for decades. Most of the GM replacement trim I sold in the late 80s was "paint-to-match" from the get-go.
 
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Just watched Jay Leon’s garage the other day and he featured a company that rebuilds classic dashes. They are all made in the same colour (black) then painted. The owner/son also said all new dashes are made the same way.
 
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Just watched Jay Leon’s garage the other day and he featured a company that rebuilds classic dashes. They are all made in the same colour (black) then painted. The owner/son also said all new dashes are made the same way.
Got a name?
 
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Just watched Jay Leon’s garage the other day and he featured a company that rebuilds classic dashes. They are all made in the same colour (black) then painted. The owner/son also said all new dashes are made the same way.
Ooh got a link by any chance?
 

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I'm not sure I'd do that myself but, I can assure you that I would LOVE to be on the other side of the counter writing that invoice.:grinpimp:

No doubt you could have retired early off that one invoice! :lol:
 

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I'm not sure I'd do that myself but, I can assure you that I would LOVE to be on the other side of the counter writing that invoice.:grinpimp:


Just out of curiosity if someone were to walk in and tell you that they needed a lot of parts for a 25 year old vehicle "refresh" would you provide a discount and if so what would be a reasonable one?

Asking for...me.
 

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Just out of curiosity if someone were to walk in and tell you that they needed a lot of parts for a 25 year old vehicle "refresh" would you provide a discount and if so what would be a reasonable one?

Asking for...me.

I would of... you are 6 and a half years late however. :)
 

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