We Tested 3 Cracked Dash HACKS

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Cracked Dashboards. We all hate them, but what can you do? This week on Money Pit, we’ll take a CRACK at 3 different options for fixing cracked dashboards.
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bocoy noiu
bocoy noiu - 2 tundi tagasi
I wonder how many second gen dodge owners are watching this for tips
Mobile Terminaluser
Mobile Terminaluser - 3 tundi tagasi
You could've rhino lined/truck bed lined textured the dash then spray paint using automotive paints.
I sprayed truck bed textured liner on my beige/tan heavy stained headliner. Then spray painted mat black.
Looks nice & really durable. Definitely no more stains.
bocoy noiu
bocoy noiu - 2 tundi tagasi
sell me that Lotus!!!!
Mobile Terminaluser
Mobile Terminaluser - 3 tundi tagasi
Bondo & fiberglass resin the any sheet/fleece/sheet fabric material.
That's alot of flocking,
Get the flock out,
Flocking cool,
Christopher Franklin
Christopher Franklin - 3 tundi tagasi
I wonder how many times the center console has been taken out of the Miata
User unknowns RB
User unknowns RB - 5 tundi tagasi
There backyard has the weirdest shit in it
New Approach
New Approach - 5 tundi tagasi
16:35 what if you let it dry then hit it with heat gun for few seconds and texture?
Joseph Coupal
Joseph Coupal - 7 tundi tagasi
Dash 3 looks better to me. Number 2 looks like felt.
Hunter Jackson
Hunter Jackson - 8 tundi tagasi
Every car brand: wow thats cool
Dodge owners: muhh truck dont need a dash. MOPARRR!
Robert Ortiz
Robert Ortiz - 10 tundi tagasi
Trick with overlays is to get the full ones and not just a piece! Also sand down cracks so the overlay sits flush
mannys9130 - 10 tundi tagasi
I've never flocked a dash, but as a gay guy the muscles in my arms are toned and have excellent endurance for that exact technique needed to use that tubular fiber applicator. 💪 Hell yeah, that dual chicken choking comes in handy sometimes. $60, saved. 😎😎😎 Dash, repaired. Boyfriend, satisfied. 😸
Sebastxxxn Magz
Sebastxxxn Magz - 11 tundi tagasi
Am I the only one that wants a full vid of Zach sanding to that beat 😂
Chad Jacobs
Chad Jacobs - 11 tundi tagasi
how is the flocked dash when dust gathers on it ??
dct223 - 11 tundi tagasi
whats up with all those wires between the door and dash?
Sean Piper
Sean Piper - 12 tundi tagasi
*This video was made for 2nd gen owners*
Pioter Gudrinovic Productions
Pioter Gudrinovic Productions - 12 tundi tagasi
Nolan Kopp
Nolan Kopp - 13 tundi tagasi
where are all my g35 drivers with a cracked dash?
David O
David O - 14 tundi tagasi
I've always heard that armor all actually damages your dashboard overtime then just leaving it "unprotected". I think it would be pretty cool if you guys could use different vinyl treatments on old dashboards let them sit out in the Sun for an extended period of time while using the recommended treatment frequencies and see which one last longest and which ones actually worth buying, if any.
This is an awesome series, keep it up! Definitely my favorite on the channel.
Alejandro Gutiérrez Valenzuela
Here in Mexico, we remove the dashboard, repair it with fiberglass and upholster it with vinyl, the result is very good. the cost its like 120 bucks
Riley Woodbeck
Riley Woodbeck - 16 tundi tagasi
sell me that Lotus!!!!
Old Dominion Fishing
Old Dominion Fishing - 17 tundi tagasi
*laughs in 3rd gen doge*
Travis B
Travis B - 17 tundi tagasi
Second gen owners be like 🧐
Sergio Parra
Sergio Parra - 17 tundi tagasi
love the boys but im here for zach
OspreyBravo18 - 17 tundi tagasi
Flock all-day.
Angel Morales
Angel Morales - 20 tundi tagasi
16:55 gives me Sugar Pine 7 vibes
gennaro - 20 tundi tagasi
I have those same raybans with gold frame and brown prescription lens. They’re nice asf.
Hurst Olds
Hurst Olds - 22 tundi tagasi
That 70 Torino was absolutely gorgeous in Studebaker was incredible also but I would have had to pick that Torino. Second favorite car ever
seeni gzty
seeni gzty - Päev tagasi
Cheapest option: Slap a sticker on it
dillon benham
dillon benham - Päev tagasi
What about the tome stone
Lachlan Doherty
Lachlan Doherty - Päev tagasi
s13 owners watching this like 👁👄👁
yuttus - Päev tagasi
0:57 you became the very thing you swore to destroy
VBshredder - Päev tagasi
True story: My first car was a hand me down '84 Mercury Cougar. One day my dad and I are out working on it, he spots the cracked dashboard. "Your headbanger friends are banging away on the dashboard! Damn it Nino!"...."No dad it's dry rot, i swear"...."Yeah right!". 6 months later, more cracks appear..."OK maybe it was dryrot - sorry". Back then, we were just learning how bad that era of dashboards really was!
VBshredder - 19 tundi tagasi
@seeni gzty Probably impossible to match the texture that way - not that the method they used here worked too well - but i'm guessing with great skill and luck it could
seeni gzty
seeni gzty - Päev tagasi
I wonder if you could use crackle or textured spray paint to create the texture, then top coat it with your final colors and finishes
Taylor Whiting
Taylor Whiting - Päev tagasi
Flock of seagulls
Daggergt FPV
Daggergt FPV - Päev tagasi
Was that the prototype for the shake weight? Looks like it did the job!
certified forklift moment
certified forklift moment - Päev tagasi
Does it work on ram
Lucas Hewins
Lucas Hewins - Päev tagasi
Whats the song at 18:12
ZackTheMuffinMan - Päev tagasi
TheTyisAwesome - Päev tagasi
Lol the "floc fibres" definitely seem like a good way to die fast better wear a mask
TheTyisAwesome - Päev tagasi
Lmao only a fool would bother pulling their dash when the overlay looks just as good, is fastest and you don't need to pull dash
Jeffry Retana
Jeffry Retana - Päev tagasi
Yo Zack, I got an extra ignition key ring, its meant for the Z32 but maybe it'll fit your S14? Make it look more complete with the refurbished dash
Ren - Päev tagasi
Yo dawg, flock dat ish.
Paul Willson
Paul Willson - Päev tagasi
flock the shiz out of the miata!
Reed Stemen
Reed Stemen - Päev tagasi
Bro, what’s the story on the Chevy van with the Ohio plates? We need a video on this please!
Edgar Lara
Edgar Lara - Päev tagasi
Does the flocking turn your dash into a dust magnet? I can imagine it being a pain in the ass in the long run
RubiconJoey - Päev tagasi
07—13 GM owners have entered the chat... Ohh.. It's not a plastic dash.. 😔
RockSleeper - Päev tagasi
I wonder if you could use crackle or textured spray paint to create the texture, then top coat it with your final colors and finishes
Cody Laird
Cody Laird - Päev tagasi
Zach, Nolan and James are the only watchable people on this channel! So I can’t wait for the next hi lo series
Steven Niedermann
Steven Niedermann - Päev tagasi
How about a up to speed on studabaker?
HRN HRN - Päev tagasi
Second gen dodge 🤣
First Name Last Name
First Name Last Name - Päev tagasi
I'm also working on my car!
3d model tho 😐
Mehmet Sonap
Mehmet Sonap - Päev tagasi
I got an Evo 7 and I wish I could be around hanging out with you guys. Love from Cyprus.
Jake Parker
Jake Parker - Päev tagasi
How would the air bag work for the passenger now?
Wrench Avengers
Wrench Avengers - Päev tagasi
SEM makes a texturizing paint you would put on top the primer if i recall correctly and then paint over it.
this may not create the same texture as the miata dash but i would think it would be easier than trying to time the primer and pressing a texture into it.
also you could potentially spray the texture paint all over the dash and might get a more uniform texture. (just shooting that idea out there not sure if it would work)
SEM makes some of the best shit when it comes to painting vinyl and flexible surfaces.
Kirk Cleary
Kirk Cleary - Päev tagasi
I see that it fixes it pretty well but how do I prevent this from happening in the future?
Tommy Badowski
Tommy Badowski - Päev tagasi
Damn, what Raybans are those?
Kevin Martinez
Kevin Martinez - Päev tagasi
Ok for those that want to buy the flock it kit opt#2 look up flock it kit on Amazon then you'll find the yellow mini kit but if you scroll down and look for purchased together ull get the 75 $ option with the 1lb powder bag of fibers and set!
Benjamin David Ruiz
Benjamin David Ruiz - Päev tagasi
Hey Zach! I live in Cleveland Ohio and I just bought a 1996 Miata for $2,350. It's got 165k miles, a replaced timing belt, it's clutch is going, it's got aftermarket sway bars, coilovers, racing seats and harnesses, and a racing wheel similar to yours. It has been painted three times and the current coat was done with spray paint! I am looking to keep this car for a few summers and away from the winter and restore it to a decent condition, perhaps to the point where I could get my most of my money back and even, if possible, make a profit. I've been watching all of Donut's Miata videos and I know that all of these performance parts and improvements would increase the value of the car, however I don't have a ton of money for that. I am wondering if you have any advice for changes or recommendations for parts that I could do on the car that would increase it's resale value the most. Thanks so much man!
Luis Pineda
Luis Pineda - Päev tagasi
Geezus christ, I started watching this for the cars I swear to god but now I got lost into those sweet bby blue eyes :(
Tyler - Päev tagasi
Everyone: yeah ok this is neat
2nd gen dodge owner: mhm mhm✏️📝
cade stekly
cade stekly - 20 tundi tagasi
E3 UnderGround
E3 UnderGround - Päev tagasi
Once you're done with the miata, you guys should move to working on Zack's rv.
Priyansh Mukul
Priyansh Mukul - Päev tagasi
this video needs a "crack" counter
Jim M 75
Jim M 75 - Päev tagasi
Great video, imo you should have went with a fibreglass based filler, much less prone to shrink and a bit stronger. The flocked dash looked great, it would have came out better still with an air gun but I was impressed with the result using the cheapo hand blower. Nothing screams "tuned" or "race" car more to me than a flocked dash, great safety addition for anywhere with a lot of sunshine too.
Johnie Blaze
Johnie Blaze - 2 päeva tagasi
You actually did not buy a letherete fix kit for like 20 dollars??.......Try visbella
Isaac Blakney
Isaac Blakney - 2 päeva tagasi
I was thinking about this the other day as I’ve never experimented with it; but is it possible to use heat (say a soldering iron) to melt harder smooth plastics together sand them, and then paint
Chris Pellatt
Chris Pellatt - 2 päeva tagasi
Other than the slightly high filler in the Miata dash the main reason it's so obvious is that you used a positive texture onto a positive textured surface. What you wanted as high spots are actually low spots and the "veins" of the texture are actually high spots. You can get leather look silicon moulds and do the same technique and it comes out much better. If I had the same issue I would still flock the dash as in my opinion flocked dashes are so much cooler.
J Johnson
J Johnson - 2 päeva tagasi
I have the overlay in had to use books to hold down the overlay til the adhesive to cure but i live in phoenix and two summers the overlay is starting to crack damn desert
SW clipz
SW clipz - 2 päeva tagasi
Obs Chevy owners😂
Lap of the World
Lap of the World - 2 päeva tagasi
Thank you for taking one for the team. I've got a poor old S30 that's going to need some dash treatment before it's done. I'm probably looking at a combination of cap and flocking to disguise the few seams and plastic texture of the cap.
Rider Made
Rider Made - 2 päeva tagasi
Stop tryna polish a turd
billy manilli
billy manilli - 2 päeva tagasi
why not flock the overlay? :D
George von Gal
George von Gal - 2 päeva tagasi
2nd gen owners watching this like 🤓
Brickwall beatty
Brickwall beatty - 2 päeva tagasi
I just replaced the dash in my truck. I pulled one out of another truck at a scrap yard for $20 and it looks better than the old one ever did
KEEPINITRIL - 2 päeva tagasi
You kids ready to get high!?
Kuj Gaming
Kuj Gaming - 2 päeva tagasi
I changed the color of my door cards with SEM landau black as well. They turned out great in my opinion. However I didn’t use primer, I just scuffed them with a grey scotchbrite pad and some isopropyl alcohol, then laid the black down. Came out great.
rp94cobra - 2 päeva tagasi
To those thinking of painting your plastic, or composite material pieces such as this dude. Consider this. No matter what you do to these pieces, oil will always leave the core of the material and slowly lift to the surface. So just to let you no, no matter how much prep work you do eventually over time the paint will lift away from the surface and flake off.
Not ragging on his work but in my opinion painting those materials just blows and isn't worth it in the long run.
vbddfy euuyt
vbddfy euuyt - 2 päeva tagasi
“Filler is kinda what bondo is" "smells just like bondo" 🤔🤔🤔
Clemens Exenberger
Clemens Exenberger - 2 päeva tagasi
Who also gut unusualy much ads in this video
MValimaa - 2 päeva tagasi
BAAAAAH! Super entertaining stupidity, sorry
Simon Mayor
Simon Mayor - 2 päeva tagasi
Never mix bondo or any type of filler on cardboard. It will absorb the resins and hardener.
Esau Bonilla
Esau Bonilla - 2 päeva tagasi
zach jobes patience is so incredible
vbddfy euuyt
vbddfy euuyt - 2 päeva tagasi
ZACH, what you needed on the Miata dash were the "SEM 70022 Interior Graining Pad". You could still go back and go over the repair. You use what looks like a soldering iron
swagdaddy1015 xxx
swagdaddy1015 xxx - 2 päeva tagasi
can someone help educate me on how badly crack the dash has got or why does it crack that bad??
Jose Jimenez Baez
Jose Jimenez Baez - 2 päeva tagasi
Another way you can do is wrap it in suede and easy fix
Josh Greenwalt
Josh Greenwalt - 2 päeva tagasi
Watching people work on cars is hilarious cuz in real life it usually ends up being the most frustrating thing when you mess up and you can tell he is holding back his full frustration for the camera. I love it.
Diego Loera
Diego Loera - 2 päeva tagasi
Do more s14 content
Owen Roth
Owen Roth - 2 päeva tagasi
This is hands down my favorite show on donut at this point and I hope it's going well for Zach. Keep this show up!!!
Felipe Solis
Felipe Solis - 2 päeva tagasi
Any man wearing cut jean shorts is not a man.
Elliot Ellis
Elliot Ellis - 2 päeva tagasi
The s14 looks better in my opinion.
R2 D2
R2 D2 - 2 päeva tagasi
You actually did really well on the $35 option -- even though you can see where you fixed it, still WAY better than having a dumbasscrack in the dash! Well done!
Ben Aubrey
Ben Aubrey - 2 päeva tagasi
I think this had to do with the lighting but the flocked one looked awful. I'd want to see it in better lighting.
Thomas H.
Thomas H. - 2 päeva tagasi
Next episode: The three best methods to get lung cancer. For the love of god, wear a proper mask when handling fine powders and sprays!
Confuzed - 2 päeva tagasi
How much of the stuff did he breathe in
Yoeri Kurvers
Yoeri Kurvers - 3 päeva tagasi
I can't stand to see the c-stand abuse :(
dreamkiss4u - 3 päeva tagasi
i dont like the one you chose to be the winner it looks like the 80s dashboard but the cheap route looks promising ...I think for your first time it looks really good almost perfect but by learning better method in applying things and or other things knowing there is humps still at the end then maybe sanding down the humps before hand and before putting the filler so it wont make the hump even higher at the end of it all is the key to making those not show up after.
Sah_Thur - 3 päeva tagasi
Dodge owners 😳
Norm D
Norm D - 3 päeva tagasi
ZACH, what you needed on the Miata dash were the "SEM 70022 Interior Graining Pad". You could still go back and go over the repair. You use what looks like a soldering iron with a flat end on it. It uses the heat to transfer the pattern that's on the graining pad to the repaired part, just working it along. When I was in my teens I could do a repair that you couldn't tell it was repaired, but you had to use graining pads. They sell those on Amazon and other places.
Jace Inlow
Jace Inlow - 3 päeva tagasi
This guy looks like to tournt Timmy fro til tok
dimitri13 - 3 päeva tagasi
Don't forget that buying a replacement dash is only like 5% of it. The other 95% of it is pulling the old one, replacing all the other stuff you broke doing so, then bolting the new one in. And since you already have the dash out, you might as well replace your heater core, evaporator core, the broken blend door, and since you're fixing all the under-dash stuff, you might as well finally replace the compressor so you have working AC.
Hayden Boardman
Hayden Boardman - 3 päeva tagasi
Cheapest option: Slap a sticker on it
easy nine
easy nine - 3 päeva tagasi
Dont forget the hardener
70 year old guy shit martha grab my viagra i need a hardener
Honey thats not
I dont care woman
Guy puts viagra in as the hardener
Miata drives off and comes back as a gtr or some shit idk but im tired and have noth iij ng netter to thjnk of
The DREadEd fam
The DREadEd fam - 3 päeva tagasi
Flock it brotha all day
David Baji
David Baji - 3 päeva tagasi
Damn that shirt at the end is already sold out. Make more please!