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#564814 - May 26th 2012 1:54 am Dash swap?
Uncle_Fester Offline
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Registered: May 26th 2007 10:41 pm
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Loc: On Route 66 in Bethany Oklahom...
Is it possible to swap the dash out of a 1992 Astro CL to the dash style from a newer Astro ?

I want to change to this style dash:
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#565259 - May 28th 2012 11:09 pm Re: Dash swap? [Re: Uncle_Fester]
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Registered: February 25th 2011 10:05 pm
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Cool looking dash, whos is it, j/k

The question is probably better asked in the astrosafari websites.

It is possible, but could be a bigger project than expected. Between the wires for the gauges, heater controls and the heater hoses, I dont know. Pretty sure doghouses are different.
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#565269 - May 29th 2012 12:41 am Re: Dash swap? [Re: Uncle_Fester]
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You could make it easy Unc, just run manual guages in a custom panel and ditch the factory guage pod, thereby solving the wiring issue. Yes, you can swap dashes though. MAy require drilling a few new holes and a trim here or there, but it aint the worst thing to do.
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#565276 - May 29th 2012 1:11 am Re: Dash swap? [Re: Uncle_Fester]
aftoyboy Offline
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Registered: July 20th 2011 1:07 pm
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That's a great question! I'd love to have a 97 dash in my 88.

Anything is possible learn to do some glassin' if you have to, I'm sure it would come in handy.
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#565278 - May 29th 2012 1:33 am Re: Dash swap? [Re: Uncle_Fester]
Uncle_Fester Offline
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Registered: May 26th 2007 10:41 pm
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Loc: On Route 66 in Bethany Oklahom...
Right now it is just a thought, but maybe some day, IF I keep the Astro. . . . . . .we shall see what time says.
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#569962 - June 20th 2012 10:34 pm Re: Dash swap? [Re: Uncle_Fester]
badassastro Offline
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Registered: February 25th 2011 10:05 pm
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Loc: Michigan
Fester: A member on the AS website is installing a newer dash in his 88 Astro.
The 85-94 dash bolts in under windshield, while the 96-2005 dash hangs on a bar that bolts in by the doors.
Also, the duct work does not match up.

Sounds like he is going to make the newer dash work by using some of the old dash
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#569988 - June 21st 2012 2:39 am Re: Dash swap? [Re: Uncle_Fester]
Uncle_Fester Offline
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Registered: May 26th 2007 10:41 pm
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Loc: On Route 66 in Bethany Oklahom...
Thinking I will pass then, way to much work there from the sounds of it! Lol
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