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Glove Box Surround Trim
Posted by: Mjposner ()
Date: February 23, 2012 01:29AM

Does the Monza/Corsa Black Glove Box Surround sit on top of the metal dash and simply bolt on or is it a replacement for the one piece of the 500 dash?

1965 Corvair Corsa 140
Regal red over Red/Black Interior


Mods/Options:
Wood telescoping Steering Wheel
Clock (correct twice a day)
tinted Windshield
4 Speed manual
Rear Ant
passenger side mirror
electric fuel pump
Vintique type 30 rally whels

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Re: Glove Box Surround Trim
Date: February 23, 2012 01:54AM

It's an overlay that is held on by screws below, inside the glove box door and a long metal retainer that has 4 studs above the glove box. It clamps the top section to the dash metal.
Pretty complex piece of trim, with all the holes that had to be made to accommodate it and it's no slam dunk to install, either!



Dan Davis - Seattle ~ CORSA Western Director + Corvairs NW + North Cascades Corvairs + Corvanatics
1966 Corsa Turbo coupe ~ ~ 1966 140 Corsa ~ 65 Monza 140/4 'Vert Sierra Tan/Fawn (my current driver!!)
~ 1964 Monza 'Vert ~ 65 Monza 140/4 Evening Orchid w/ ivory/black int ~ 1962 Monza Wagon 102/4
1963 Rampside/Scamper ~ 1963 Red/Greenbrier ~ 1969 Ultra Van #468

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Re: Glove Box Surround Trim
Posted by: 66vairman ()
Date: February 23, 2012 03:37AM

Yes and the 65 glove box surround is aluminum (to show the bright edge) and the late 66 surrounds are steel (since they were completely painted, no shiny edge trim).

So if you buy one make sure it's the aluminum bezel if you have a 65 gauge cluster.

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Re: Glove Box Surround Trim
Posted by: Mjposner ()
Date: February 23, 2012 12:11PM

So the dash top would have to come up to get it installed?

1965 Corvair Corsa 140
Regal red over Red/Black Interior


Mods/Options:
Wood telescoping Steering Wheel
Clock (correct twice a day)
tinted Windshield
4 Speed manual
Rear Ant
passenger side mirror
electric fuel pump
Vintique type 30 rally whels

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Re: Glove Box Surround Trim
Posted by: jonm925 ()
Date: February 23, 2012 01:19PM

Anybody got a picture of the long metal retainer? I can't find a diagram in any of the manuals. PO took it aprt and I'm putting mine back together. I didn't know there was a retainer. I thought it just hung on screws at the top.

J.Miller
Buffalo,NY

ALL LATE MODELS!

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Re: Glove Box Surround Trim
Posted by: Ed Dowds ()
Date: February 23, 2012 07:00PM

"So the dash top would have to come up to get it installed?"
No, the dash top doesn't have to be removed.

I installed a black surround to match a Corsa dash in my '66, without the retainer.
As J. Miller posted you can install it without the metal strip retainer.
I think the strip was added to prevent the passenger from accidentally catching the edge and bending the surround if there was no retainer.

Ed
Hillsborough, NJ
66 500 rear 4.3 V6 Corvair
69 350/350 TH Camaro was RS
30 Model A Ford Streetrod 350/400 TH
88 Celebrity Wagon (Daily Driver)

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