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Old April 8th, 2007, 10:06 AM   #1
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Diamond Plate Dash

How many people would be intrested in a diamond plate dash for a XJ or CJ? I have the capabilities to make them so I'm intrested in selling them. I will have a picture later tonight.
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Old April 8th, 2007, 10:44 AM   #2
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Diamond plate looks cool, but is difficult to position switches and gauges in because of all the not flat areas.
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Old April 8th, 2007, 10:55 AM   #3
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Diamond plate looks cool, but is difficult to position switches and gauges in because of all the not flat areas.
Yeah a little bit of fine grinding might work for fitting gauges or switches. Right now I'm going to make a stock-modified dash by using the stock gauge cluster maybe with a diamond plate layin. But as a complete custom with gauges I could easily make one or ten of them to fit anyones need.

I got a steel copy out and bend and it fits like a glove, but it was cut out from my personal drawing for my jeep so It has no switch openings, I'm going to drill them out when I get my switches. If you go here you can see my first copy that was in diamond plate, I just forgot to revese my drawing to cut it from the back side.:tonka:


I will have a correct copy next week and should be in my jeep by the end of the week without gauges though.

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Old April 8th, 2007, 11:15 AM   #4
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Holy shit that picture is small....

I did some diamond plate stuff for mine but then ditched it for flat, textured powdercoated stock. Made everything lay better.







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Old April 8th, 2007, 11:19 PM   #5
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sorry bout the pic it look huge on my computer for some reason, but yeah that looks really nice with the powder coat. What you use to cut yours out with. I am using a Multicam 1000 plasma table.
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Old April 9th, 2007, 03:21 AM   #6
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Dash looks cool. That's exactly where I planned on puttin my CB. Did you cut out any plastic in the rear or is your radio just wedged in there?
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