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If anyone is looking for a decent kit, I got min at mydipkit. It came with everything needed, the product was quality and it was a reasonable price. I don't know if other places have better selections or better prices. I have no affiliation with them, and don't get an incentive for recommending them. Just letting you know where you can get a complete kit to dip your own stuff. Take the recommendation for what it is, just 1 guy's opinion.
Or you can find vinyl wrap and do that, but I have no experience with those, so can't make any recommendations.

 

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I've been asked how to take the dash apart so you can paint the red/gray dash panels. Here is a step by step.
***********SAFETY NOTE************** DISCONNECT THE BATTERY AND LET SIT FOR 30 MINS BEFORE YOU PULL THE AIRBAG*******
You need to pop off (has clips only) the AC controls bezel. Unplug the AC controls and starter button. The remove the radio bezel (Again clips only). Next remove the top dash pad. This has several clips and one screw that is hidden under the radio bezel. Now the fun part. Remove all the top screws on the driver's side dash (Red piece). The pry off slowly (Clips on the bottom). The passenger side is harder. Remove the top screws. Under the bezel is the SRS Airbag trim piece. You will need to remove that (3 clips) and cut the zip tie. Now remove the two screws that are under that trim piece. Open and drop the glove box. Look up and you will find two bolts (see picture) Those are for the airbag. (the airbag will come out with the dash panel. (The red thing you want painted). Remove the two bolts. Once you remove the bolts, pull the airbag and dash bezel towards you. from under the dash, you will now see a yellow plug. Unplug that plug and you are done!

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You really could be on to something here. I wanted a Punk'n Rubicon but would not/will not do the red interior with orange. If you could change out the stitching to orange and paint the ugly red dash, that would have been killer and I think more folks would buy some of these other colors. Every color doesn't go with red if you want black interior like Jeep wants you to think .
Punk'n comes with gray dash, not red. Granted the other accents are still red in my Jeep - leather stitching, tow hooks, etc. Doesn't really clash in small doses imo.
 

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Do you have any pictures of the upholstered dash panels before putting them back in? My MIL has upholstry experience and I am wondering if I can get her to help me with doing this to match my punk'n jeep.

I've been asked how to take the dash apart so you can paint the red/gray dash panels. Here is a step by step.
***********SAFETY NOTE************** DISCONNECT THE BATTERY AND LET SIT FOR 30 MINS BEFORE YOU PULL THE AIRBAG*******
You need to pop off (has clips only) the AC controls bezel. Unplug the AC controls and starter button. The remove the radio bezel (Again clips only). Next remove the top dash pad. This has several clips and one screw that is hidden under the radio bezel. Now the fun part. Remove all the top screws on the driver's side dash (Red piece). The pry off slowly (Clips on the bottom). The passenger side is harder. Remove the top screws. Under the bezel is the SRS Airbag trim piece. You will need to remove that (3 clips) and cut the zip tie. Now remove the two screws that are under that trim piece. Open and drop the glove box. Look up and you will find two bolts (see picture) Those are for the airbag. (the airbag will come out with the dash panel. (The red thing you want painted). Remove the two bolts. Once you remove the bolts, pull the airbag and dash bezel towards you. from under the dash, you will now see a yellow plug. Unplug that plug and you are done!

Dash with top off drivers.jpg


Dash with top off.jpg


Dash removal1.jpeg


Dash removal2.jpeg


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37056218_2006436726074077_6888227111480328192_n.jpg


37124598_2006436646074085_3234320883120078848_n.jpg
 

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You really could be on to something here. I wanted a Punk'n Rubicon but would not/will not do the red interior with orange. If you could change out the stitching to orange and paint the ugly red dash, that would have been killer and I think more folks would buy some of these other colors. Every color doesn't go with red if you want black interior like Jeep wants you to think .
Here is the final product.

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Looks great, nice job!

On a side note, that's a pretty cool bag on the grab handle. I may have to make one.

 

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