Originally Posted by WMCC Doug
we also needed to modify the dash pad quite extensively with a die grinder and a carbide burr tool.
I did the same thing on all the different mating surfaces of the dash pad. I got the pad to fit just fine with the steel portion of the dash, then removed the pad. I then assembled the dash pad with all the lower plastic dash pieces up on my work bench. I did this several times (with a little carving in between) before I was satisfied with the fit.
These dash pads are far from being a slam dunk install. If you keep that in mind, and do the necessary mods for a good fit, the install should turn out just fine.