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So I’ve had my eclipse for over 2 years now, tried multiple methods I read online of how to fix dashboard from popping up. I tried the strongest double sided tape I could find and the best glue I could find. After the problem was still not solved I decided to rip out the dash pad and clean up the plastic dash under it. After tearing out the dash pad I was able to see how the sun had damaged it and shrunk the pad. I decided to vinyl wrap it, and honestly it came out great! It’s something I wish I would have done sooner. All I needed was a heat gun, a couple of blades, and the vinyl wrap itself. If you’re going to try it don’t get impatient and I suggest watching some vinyl wrap videos on YouTube before wasting your material. I had never wrapped a product before but honestly for my first attempt I was happy with how it looks.
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Did the texture of the original dash pad come through the vinyl?
I removed the original dash pad and set the vinyl over the hard plastic that remained. There were about three or four indentations in the dash. It’s been fine as long as you’re not really pushing on the dash where those indentations are located. It’s not really a big deal. Not like anyone is really putting their hands on the dash anyways.
 
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