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Old 03-13-2005, 12:39 PM
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Dash Bezel around Gauges

Hello! I have a 1994 F150. I have a problem with the black bezel that holds the AC vents and the 4x4 buttons. THe button cluster is held to the bezel with a pair of screws. The screw bosses have broken off. Same story for the fuel tank switch and the clips that hold the bezel to the dash (those broke while I was trying to get the bezel off to fix the preceeding problems). I have had no luck with glue.

Basically, I am looking at having to get a new one. Can replacements be found (be they NOS or aftermarket) for this piece? Anyone have one in good condition they would part with? I looked on ebay with no luck.
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Old 03-13-2005, 01:51 PM
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they're on ebay every so often. I see them in junkyards once in a blue moon also.

If the breakage is on the back side, not the front, you can fill in the screw hole area with epoxy, then redrill the holes.
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Old 03-13-2005, 05:02 PM
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Check out LMC Truck catalog @ www.LMCtruck.com
You can order a catalog (free) specific to your year. They have 2 full pages on dashboard compontents in the winter issue that I have. It is an excellent reference to decide on getting new, aftermarket, or junkyard parts.
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Thank you very much guys!
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Back when my dad drove this truck, the Fuel switch screws broke. He used super glue and it looks bad. It kinda 'melted' the plastic. Don't use super glue.
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