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Stripping out interior. What steps, in which order?
#1
Hi. Car should be with me after Christmas.
I'll be wanting to remove seats, carpets & some trim for bloody good clean out.
And will be wanting to fit new stereo (seller say original is broken) maybe speakers.
Fit new window switches & rig up rear fog light switch & wiring.
Help, pics, advice very much appreciated.
Cheers
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#2
If you're lucky, it'll ahve the workshop manual with it. My last two did/have.

In any case, you can strip the interior with barely any prior knowledge. I found it very easy. Most screws are exposed and obvious (and those that aren't, are easily Googled).

Seats can be a pain if the car has ever grounded - the bolts stick through the floor. Center console is a half dozen screws. Even the gear knob is just screwed on.

I'm doing the same job, but further along - I don't intend (or want) to strip the interior if I don't have parts waiting. The more you remove, and for longer, the less you'll remember when putting it back Wink
Dan
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#3
Take lots and lots of photo's! Ive lost count of the times we said 'no need to take a picture of that….its obvious! '…..well its not…. 6 weeks of 6 months down the line….its far from obvious!

Yes I know this is all engine stuff…but its the same principle. My photo's got us out of clagg dozens of times when we were putting it all together again.
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#4
Can I get clocks pod/binnacle out for recovering, but leave dash in place?
Or is it screwed under dash?
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#5
Ahhhhhh DMC Today on YouTube is my friend. 8)
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#6
Quote:Can I get clocks pod/binnacle out for recovering, but leave dash in place?
Yes, easiest to lay on your back in the footwell if your able and look up from underneath.
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