How to install a Soundman iPad kit into your dash panel

Step 1 - Trim your Soundman iPad kit to fit your dash panel

   

Step 2 - Cut your dash panel and grind smooth

  

Step 3 - Clean between all steps with alcohol and compressed air for best glue and filler adhesion

Step 4 - Measure and tack the Soundman iPad kit into place with Mobile Solutions CA Glue

Step 5 - Bond together with 3M 4240 plastic epoxy 

Step 6 - CA glue front seams to prevent body filler from cracking

Step 7 - Sand smooth, thoroughly scuff entire surface, clean, then apply Rage Gold or Metal Glaze body filler. 

 

Step 8 -Sand smooth with 60 grit, then 220, clean, then apply tack coat of Transtar primer, wait 15 minutes, then apply wet coat. Let fully dry.

 

*Repeat steps 6 and 7 if you still see flaws in the surface. Body work until perfectly smooth.

Step 9 - Wet sand with 400, clean, then apply tac coat of SEM Trim Black paint or with you choice of colored SEM Interior paint, wait 15 minutes, then apply wet coat.

   

Recommended Fabrication Materials

 

3M epoxy, applicator and mixing tips

Sand paper combo, 60grit, 220grit, 400grit wet/dry

 

Evercoat body fillers

Transtar Primer

SEM Trim Black and SEM Landau Black