Does the dash have to be removed to install new front interior pillar covers and if it does, can someone explain how to properly remove the dash please.

5

Asked by Apr 14, 2014 at 10:26 AM about the 1975 Ford Ranchero

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have to replace the pillar post covers and cannot find a way to do this without
removing the dash and I have never replace a dash on a ranchero.  Can someone
provide some guidance please.

3 Answers

40

I am just now putting my interior back together on my 1975 Ranchero. I am putting the dash in before the pillar covers. The padded dash and the metal with the speaker grate and defroster slots is pretty easy to remove, There are two screw on each end near the pillar posts, several screws up from the bottom and one screw down over around the glove box. once all of the screw are removed the dash lifts and slides away from the window. Watch for the clips along the front.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
40

Ok so I just went out and figured out I will HAVE to pull the dash back off to install the pillar post. Sorry for the wrong info above.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
5

Thanks very much, I was hoping that it wasn't going to be necessary to remove the dash but oh well. Thanks again.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Ranchero

Looking for a Used Ranchero in your area?

CarGurus has 66 nationwide Ranchero listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Ford Ranchero Questions

Ford Ranchero Experts

#1 MrBlueOval
MrBlueOval
Reputation 190
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 150
#3 Michael Tutty
Michael Tutty
Reputation 120
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet El Camino
202 listings starting at $11,000
Used Ford F-150
2,692 Great Deals out of 212,369 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
361 Great Deals out of 44,495 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-100
172 listings
Used Dodge Charger
358 Great Deals out of 29,623 listings starting at $2,475
Used Ford Bronco
192 listings
Used Ford Torino
32 listings
Used Chevrolet Camaro
280 Great Deals out of 38,300 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet Impala
793 Great Deals out of 34,401 listings starting at $799