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Originally Posted by 58horse View Post
I installed my AK pad and my only issue was that the foam was too thick behind the instrument insert. It would not go back far enough ton get the bolts in and I had already glued. Make sure you check fit before gluing.
That is an area that you don't want to get super aggressive, as those studs on the cluster are fragile. We spent lots of time removing foam there and i used my knees to 'buck' the cluster into place while a helper started the bolts through the dash brace.
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Trimming to much around the dash insert will create problems later on (ask me how I know) - do the MINIMUM....Willcox makes a tool to get the insert in with the repro foam pads or you can make your own. I trimmed nothing off the front foam on my 61 Romeo pad when installing, I'd be real cautious there too.. Be careful on those corner cuts too...make 'em too long and they'll be visible..

I was lucky as a first time C1 pad installer - I didn't make any mistakes so large I couldn't cover them up - prob as good as it gets when "learning on the job"..
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