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George92
June 30, 2017, 7:47am Report to Moderator

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Hello all. Could someone please tell me what's best product for re waxing/or re varnishing the wood dashboard in a herald. Or best way todo it.

Many thanks
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Casper
June 30, 2017, 9:47am Report to Moderator


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Rustins plastic coating


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mazfg
June 30, 2017, 6:02pm Report to Moderator


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Quoted from Casper
Rustins plastic coating


I concur. ...I posted a thread a few years ago on here when I did my Vitesse 6 dash. Good stuff. .but job best done with the entire dashboard removed from car.

http://club.triumph.org.uk/cgi-bin/forum10/Blah.pl?m-1327409646/s-0/


Current: Triumph Vitesse 6 convertible with O/D 1964

21 Years ago...and my first car! : Triumph Herald 1200 Saloon/ Tristan conversion 1966
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Casper
July 1, 2017, 9:28am Report to Moderator


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It would be nice if other who have used it added their views on the other post.
C.


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Paudman
July 5, 2017, 4:35pm Report to Moderator

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I thought YOU did, on the other post... and claimed that it crazed after fourteen years?


If it was made by man, it can be dismantled and rebuilt by man. Usually just not as easily.
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Casper
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Yes, but others said they would try it.  I'm all for openness and honesty.
C.


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RobPearce
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I've not used it on dashboards, so I can't speak to how well it resists heat cycling and UV. My brother used it for finishing two bass guitars, both of which are still good as new some 35 years on.


Current fleet
1967 Vitesse 2L conv "Tessa"
1970 Spitfire Mk3 (project) "Toby"
1972 GT6 Mk3
Not enough time or space
Recently sold:
1972 2.5 PI estate "Harry" (gone to russell on here)
1973 Toledo 2-door "Spike" (gone to a club official)
Used to have:
1968 Vitesse 2L saloon
1980 Dolomite 1500
1977 Dolomite 1850
1980 Dolomite Sprint
1982 TR7 DHC Sprint
1975 2500S saloon
1971 Herald 13/60 Estate (with 1500 Spit engine)
1975 Stag
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