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Does anyone have a picture of how the under steering wheel trim panel fits? I am talking about the metal panel. I think the attachment points are broken on my dash. Tying to figure out a way to secure it and images of how yours mounts would be appreciated. I've searched but came up with nothing really helpful.
 

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No pics here...
However, the end closer to the driver has a pair of hooks (basically) that go up into the dash a little bit. There are then two screw holes at the other end near the driver's calves. Screws go through those spots and into tabs on the dash...one one each side.
 

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Yeah, I just crawled under my dash again and the area where the screws are supposed to go are cracked off. I'll have to find a way to securely attach the bottom portion of the panel. The top part clips in fairly securely but without something for the bottom part to screw into it will flop around while driving.

I may epoxy a strip of metal to the remaining tab and drill a hole for the panel screw. Thoughts?
 

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A buddy of mine did just that. He used that strapping that's sometimes used for diy exhaust hangers. (I've also seen something similar used to hang dropped ceilings fwiw). The handy part is that it already has lots of holes in it. Fold it over, epoxy a strap where you need it...done.
 

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A buddy of mine did just that. He used that strapping that's sometimes used for diy exhaust hangers. (I've also seen something similar used to hang dropped ceilings fwiw). The handy part is that it already has lots of holes in it. Fold it over, epoxy a strap where you need it...done.
Plumbing strap is what it is. I used to hold my panel up.
 

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Oooh, good call!
 

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Thanks for the tips guys. I ended up buying some aluminum bar stock and automotive speed nuts. Jb welded the stock where the holes should have been and drilled them for the speed nuts. Now the panel uses screws like it should and fits nice and solid. Looks OEM. I'll take a picture soon.
 
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