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Cracks in the dashboard

Dashboard-DR Vinyl
ER Classics Desktop 2022

cracks in the dashboard

UV cracks in the dashboard. That is a phenomenon we know of classics that come from the USA Sunshine States.

A reader bought a car that also had cracks in the dashboard. He went in search of recovery possibilities and ended up with Dr. Vinyl from Hoevelaken -  info@drvinyl.nl - and there he got a very clear story about his dashboard.


“I can make anything because I am good at it dashboard UV RADIATIONwork. But I give no guarantee on these types of jobs ".

The doctor turned out to have a very good reason for this approach: Due to the tough UV radiation and the heat, the plasticizers in these cases have disappeared from the coating. To the extent that you can talk about 'life and death' with plastic, this material is 'dead'.

A successful repair of such a gap in the dashboard wrappingdashboard can keep it times. But it is possible that a crack like this will come about an inch or three later. Certainly with the heat of this summer that now lasts two days. There are two more definitive options: Buy a new dashboard or 'wrap' the old one. And for those who choose this, a whole world of wonderful possibilities opens up ...

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