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Dash (Wood Inlay instructions)

[Saab 900, 9000, 93 2.0T (not sedan), 93 2.3NT, 93 2.3T Viggen, 95]

INSTALLATION PRECAUTIONS

A Read the ENTIRE installation instruction sheet before attempting the installation.
B Check to see all parts are present and there is no damage to any part.
C When cleaning, clean only areas that will be covered by dash appliqué as discoloring may occur.
D Use protective covers to avoid damage to the seating surfaces
E Do not use shop rags for cleaning factory dash panels. Use paper towels only.
F Do not spray cleaning solutions directly to factory dash surfaces.
G Repeat cleaning steps (4-5 times) if a dash protectant has been applied to factory dash panels. Test with masking tape for oily residue. If masking tape peels without resistance, repeat cleaning procedure.
H Air temperature and factory dash surfaces must be 75° Fahrenheit or more. (Warm to the touch)
I Do not touch adhesive backing prior to installation.

INSTALLATION STEPS

Carefully check placement and alignment of each part to corresponding area of factory dash before beginning installation.

DASH CLEANING AND PREPARATION:

Clean dash surfaces by applying 3M Prep-Sol 70 (Prep-Sol) cleaner to a clean paper towel and thoroughly clean each vehicle surface where the wood trim is to be applied. Wipe off the Prep-Sol with a fresh clean paper towel before it completely dries. Fold towels between each part cleaning and apply additional Prep-Sol cleaner as required.
Clean dash surfaces a second time using a paper towel and alcohol. Fold the paper towel several times during the cleaning process to provide a fresh surface. Allow alcohol to dry completely. Do not let the alcohol come into contact with any clear plastic surfaces covering gauges, clocks, radios or warning lights.
To test surfaces to ensure proper cleaning apply a small piece of masking tape to different area's that have been cleaned. (Use a new piece of masking tape for each area tested.) If the masking tape peels off without resistance, repeat cleaning procedure. Repeat all cleaning steps until masking tape sticks aggressively.
Apply adhesive promoter to all areas being covered with dash appliqué.
(Step not required if using 3M promoter less tape.)

TEMPERATURE

Vehicle surface temperatures must be at least 70 degrees F during the installation of the interior trim. The interior trim part should be heated to the point where it is very flexible. Use a hair blower to heat the vehicle interior and trim parts as required.

REMOVAL OF PROTECTIVE BACKING:

Vehicle surface temperatures must be at least 70 degrees F during the installation of the interior trim. The interior trim part should be heated to the point where it is very flexible. Use a hair blower to heat the vehicle interior and trim parts as required.

REMOVAL OF PROTECTIVE BACKING:

Remove the protective backing from one part at a time. Carefully pull downwards so adhesive does not pull away from part. Lightly heat exposed adhesive to improve bond.

INSTALLATION:

Place dash apply on appropriate factory part and lightly tack into place once properly aligned. On larger parts, install from side to side or top to bottom. Do not adhere from center of part and try to work outwards. Check all movable parts (buttons, switches, vents) to make sure they function properly.

SETTING THE ADHESIVE:

After all parts are installed, press firmly over entire surface of parts using the palm of your hand or fingertips. On thin portion of parts use your fingertips and rock back and forth to set outside edges of adhesive. Remove fingerprints from appliqué using a dry, lint free scratch resistant cloth.

Warning!WARNING: FAILURE TO FOLLOW INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS MAY VOID WARRANTY.

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