Dash cover 1.0

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by drifty1955, Sep 5, 2007.

  1. drifty1955

    drifty1955 New Member

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    Hi all,
    I've looked around and no one seems to offer a dashboard cover for the Prius. Maybe because its a complicated dash with many holes and the HUD bulge. I have a friend who owns a car uphostelery shop so I'm going to take a shot at designing one this weekend and see if I can get him to sew it together for me. One with a integrated hood for the HUD...Who knows??..maybe there's market for it if its done well. I'll post some pics when I'm done.
     
  2. patsparks

    patsparks An Aussie perspective

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Drifty'sDad @ Sep 6 2007, 11:47 AM) [snapback]507712[/snapback]</div>
    Sounds great, unfortunately it won't work on mine. Damn!!
     
  3. Bearcatzzz

    Bearcatzzz Junior Member

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    I ordered from Kragen, fits nicely. Must use the Velcro to hold in place. May need to buy extra Velcro. Once in, no problems.
     
  4. Screaming Red

    Screaming Red Two Pri Wannabe

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Stan57 @ Sep 6 2007, 12:06 AM) [snapback]507760[/snapback]</div>
    Can you post pix & price, Stan?
     
  5. Bearcatzzz

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(screaming red @ Sep 5 2007, 09:14 PM) [snapback]507766[/snapback]</div>
    It was a year ago and I don't remember the price. Usually $25-$40 depends on if it is on sale. It'll take a couple of days to get pics taken and posted (sorry loaned camera). I think the brand was Dashmat. I noticed another thread on dashcovers You might find pics there.
     
  6. drifty1955

    drifty1955 New Member

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    Cool..wish we had a Kragens around here. I have seen some on eBay but they look really cheesey. And have no hood. I'm thinking about using a little thicker material and integrating a nice hood. I'm going to give it a shot and post my efforts. Thanks alot for your replies!
     
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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Drifty'sDad @ Sep 5 2007, 10:17 PM) [snapback]507712[/snapback]</div>
    If you go to Modifications forum, you will find everything you needed to know about a dash mat cover. Dashtopper in Arizona, has them available for Prius. Assortment of colors and textures, and prices. My experience thus far....stick with black, and I am pleased with the Sedona suede quality. Waiting for it to arrive, had to return the charcoal colored one.
     
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