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my 08 impala ls came with woodgrain dash, radio bezel, and shift bezel.
In my opinon this car is so damn dated and plain the woodgrain just makes me wanna puke. SO

I swapped it out and put in a bushed aluminum dash and radio bezel
and a carbon fiber shifter bezel.

I would have went all carbon fiber but i couldnt find everything in carbon fiber on ebay:lol:
The dash peice is 2 bolts on either end and 2 screws in the top of the cluster and then clips
Shifter bezel is a clips just pry it off
Radio bezel is all clips just pry it off and unplug the airbag indicator.

The only woodgrain left is the little bit on the front doors which i will plastidip to match the black on the door panels

Install took no longer than 30min including removing the old shit
Also got all the parts used but in great shape off ebay for under $100 using the good old best offer button.
(BTW i did this last spring just never told anyone)







 

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i did plan on putting all used leather seats in it front and back but decided not to keep the car so i wont be doing that anymore.
 

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Nice. That SS console bezel pattern is called "techno" by GM.
 
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Looks good! Just gonna paint my woodgrain tho, I'm cheap.
 
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looks like shit!!!!!!!!!!!




jk :lol: came out nice.. i see you have the same bat next to driver seat as me :eek:k3:
 
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Thanks guys!

And thank you todd for the techno tip!

and the bat is in case there are more than a couple people who wanna get into it:eek:k3:
 

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and the bat is in case there are more than a couple people who wanna get into it:eek:k3:
Wooot you dont let your GF ride your imp. ? O btw suks that your car will be no more urs :dizzy:
 

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Why does everyone hate the wood grain? I do not mind it so much.
 

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Why does everyone hate the wood grain? I do not mind it so much.
Cause i think its not wood its plastic grain more so.. plus all freaking imps. have same interior makes it kinda non-unique :beer: o and did i mention that ejb is not equal to everyone :giggle:
 

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and the woodgrain makes this dated car even more dated compare a 2012 or 2013 to a honda or any other car from the same year and the impala looks like 20 years old on the inside.
 

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The dash peice is 2 bolts on either end and 2 screws in the top of the cluster and then clips
Shifter bezel is a clips just pry it off
Radio bezel is all clips just pry it off and unplug the airbag indicator.

Install took no longer than 30min including removing the old shit
Also got all the parts used but in great shape off ebay for under $100 using the good old best offer button.
(BTW i did this last spring just never told anyone)




Hey bro, was watching this vid on youtube and it didn't show how to remove the wood grain from the dash piece it is connected to(atleast it looks like its connected to another/base piece or something) is it just a snap on or what? I'm talking about the impala logo piece if I dont make much sense.
 

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okay.

Drivers side

1. pop off the cover where the a/c comes to the door
2. unscrew screw
3. unscrew screws that hold the dash to the gauges(2screws)

Pass side

1. pop off same thing as drivers side
2. unscrew screw

then carefully pull the dash off toward you its not just left in with clips.

The impala logo piece is all one peice including the instrument panel bezel.
It literally goes aross the whole dash drivers side to passengers side.

 

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Vents are snaped in and glued from the factory
The new one should come with the vents

That pic above is from one on ebay right now but they want $200
 

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