We Tested 3 Cracked Dash HACKS

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Cracked Dashboards. We all hate them, but what can you do? This week on Money Pit, we’ll take a CRACK at 3 different options for fixing cracked dashboards.
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  • Priyansh Mukul

    Priyansh Mukul

    20 minutit tagasi

    this video needs a "crack" counter

  • Jim M 75

    Jim M 75

    Tund tagasi

    Great video, imo you should have went with a fibreglass based filler, much less prone to shrink and a bit stronger. The flocked dash looked great, it would have came out better still with an air gun but I was impressed with the result using the cheapo hand blower. Nothing screams "tuned" or "race" car more to me than a flocked dash, great safety addition for anywhere with a lot of sunshine too.

  • Johnie Blaze

    Johnie Blaze

    3 tundi tagasi

    You actually did not buy a letherete fix kit for like 20 dollars??.......Try visbella

  • Isaac Blakney

    Isaac Blakney

    4 tundi tagasi

    I was thinking about this the other day as I’ve never experimented with it; but is it possible to use heat (say a soldering iron) to melt harder smooth plastics together sand them, and then paint

  • Chris Pellatt

    Chris Pellatt

    6 tundi tagasi

    Other than the slightly high filler in the Miata dash the main reason it's so obvious is that you used a positive texture onto a positive textured surface. What you wanted as high spots are actually low spots and the "veins" of the texture are actually high spots. You can get leather look silicon moulds and do the same technique and it comes out much better. If I had the same issue I would still flock the dash as in my opinion flocked dashes are so much cooler.

  • J Johnson

    J Johnson

    8 tundi tagasi

    I have the overlay in had to use books to hold down the overlay til the adhesive to cure but i live in phoenix and two summers the overlay is starting to crack damn desert

  • SW clipz

    SW clipz

    9 tundi tagasi

    Obs Chevy owners😂

  • Lap of the World

    Lap of the World

    10 tundi tagasi

    Thank you for taking one for the team. I've got a poor old S30 that's going to need some dash treatment before it's done. I'm probably looking at a combination of cap and flocking to disguise the few seams and plastic texture of the cap.

  • Rider Made

    Rider Made

    11 tundi tagasi

    Stop tryna polish a turd

  • billy manilli

    billy manilli

    12 tundi tagasi

    why not flock the overlay? :D

  • George von Gal

    George von Gal

    12 tundi tagasi

    2nd gen owners watching this like 🤓

  • Brickwall beatty

    Brickwall beatty

    12 tundi tagasi

    I just replaced the dash in my truck. I pulled one out of another truck at a scrap yard for $20 and it looks better than the old one ever did



    13 tundi tagasi

    You kids ready to get high!?

  • Kuj Gaming

    Kuj Gaming

    13 tundi tagasi

    I changed the color of my door cards with SEM landau black as well. They turned out great in my opinion. However I didn’t use primer, I just scuffed them with a grey scotchbrite pad and some isopropyl alcohol, then laid the black down. Came out great.

  • rp94cobra


    13 tundi tagasi

    To those thinking of painting your plastic, or composite material pieces such as this dude. Consider this. No matter what you do to these pieces, oil will always leave the core of the material and slowly lift to the surface. So just to let you no, no matter how much prep work you do eventually over time the paint will lift away from the surface and flake off.
    Not ragging on his work but in my opinion painting those materials just blows and isn't worth it in the long run.

  • vbddfy euuyt

    vbddfy euuyt

    13 tundi tagasi

    “Filler is kinda what bondo is" "smells just like bondo" 🤔🤔🤔

  • Clemens Exenberger

    Clemens Exenberger

    13 tundi tagasi

    Who also gut unusualy much ads in this video

  • MValimaa


    14 tundi tagasi

    BAAAAAH! Super entertaining stupidity, sorry

  • Simon Mayor

    Simon Mayor

    14 tundi tagasi

    Never mix bondo or any type of filler on cardboard. It will absorb the resins and hardener.

  • Esau Bonilla

    Esau Bonilla

    16 tundi tagasi

    zach jobes patience is so incredible

    • vbddfy euuyt

      vbddfy euuyt

      13 tundi tagasi

      ZACH, what you needed on the Miata dash were the "SEM 70022 Interior Graining Pad". You could still go back and go over the repair. You use what looks like a soldering iron

  • swagdaddy1015 xxx

    swagdaddy1015 xxx

    17 tundi tagasi

    can someone help educate me on how badly crack the dash has got or why does it crack that bad??

  • Jose Jimenez Baez

    Jose Jimenez Baez

    18 tundi tagasi

    Another way you can do is wrap it in suede and easy fix

  • Josh Greenwalt

    Josh Greenwalt

    18 tundi tagasi

    Watching people work on cars is hilarious cuz in real life it usually ends up being the most frustrating thing when you mess up and you can tell he is holding back his full frustration for the camera. I love it.

  • Diego Loera

    Diego Loera

    18 tundi tagasi

    Do more s14 content

  • Owen Roth

    Owen Roth

    19 tundi tagasi

    This is hands down my favorite show on donut at this point and I hope it's going well for Zach. Keep this show up!!!

  • Felipe Solis

    Felipe Solis

    19 tundi tagasi

    Any man wearing cut jean shorts is not a man.

  • Elliot Ellis

    Elliot Ellis

    19 tundi tagasi

    The s14 looks better in my opinion.

  • R2 D2

    R2 D2

    19 tundi tagasi

    You actually did really well on the $35 option -- even though you can see where you fixed it, still WAY better than having a dumbasscrack in the dash! Well done!

  • Ben Aubrey

    Ben Aubrey

    20 tundi tagasi

    I think this had to do with the lighting but the flocked one looked awful. I'd want to see it in better lighting.

  • Thomas H.

    Thomas H.

    22 tundi tagasi

    Next episode: The three best methods to get lung cancer. For the love of god, wear a proper mask when handling fine powders and sprays!

  • Confuzed


    Päev tagasi

    How much of the stuff did he breathe in

  • Yoeri Kurvers

    Yoeri Kurvers

    Päev tagasi

    I can't stand to see the c-stand abuse :(

  • dreamkiss4u


    Päev tagasi

    i dont like the one you chose to be the winner it looks like the 80s dashboard but the cheap route looks promising ...I think for your first time it looks really good almost perfect but by learning better method in applying things and or other things knowing there is humps still at the end then maybe sanding down the humps before hand and before putting the filler so it wont make the hump even higher at the end of it all is the key to making those not show up after.

  • Sah_Thur


    Päev tagasi

    Dodge owners 😳

  • Norm D

    Norm D

    Päev tagasi

    ZACH, what you needed on the Miata dash were the "SEM 70022 Interior Graining Pad". You could still go back and go over the repair. You use what looks like a soldering iron with a flat end on it. It uses the heat to transfer the pattern that's on the graining pad to the repaired part, just working it along. When I was in my teens I could do a repair that you couldn't tell it was repaired, but you had to use graining pads. They sell those on Amazon and other places.

  • Jace Inlow

    Jace Inlow

    Päev tagasi

    This guy looks like to tournt Timmy fro til tok

  • dimitri13


    Päev tagasi

    Don't forget that buying a replacement dash is only like 5% of it. The other 95% of it is pulling the old one, replacing all the other stuff you broke doing so, then bolting the new one in. And since you already have the dash out, you might as well replace your heater core, evaporator core, the broken blend door, and since you're fixing all the under-dash stuff, you might as well finally replace the compressor so you have working AC.

  • Hayden Boardman

    Hayden Boardman

    Päev tagasi

    Cheapest option: Slap a sticker on it

  • easy nine

    easy nine

    Päev tagasi

    Dont forget the hardener
    70 year old guy shit martha grab my viagra i need a hardener
    Honey thats not
    I dont care woman
    Guy puts viagra in as the hardener
    Miata drives off and comes back as a gtr or some shit idk but im tired and have noth iij ng netter to thjnk of

  • The DREadEd fam

    The DREadEd fam

    Päev tagasi

    Flock it brotha all day

  • David Baji

    David Baji

    Päev tagasi

    Damn that shirt at the end is already sold out. Make more please!

  • Joshua Adams

    Joshua Adams

    Päev tagasi

    Duuude. I would have be waaaay more mad if someone wrecked my perfect (minus a tiny tiny crack) Miata dash. You held it together way better than I would have lol

  • Cody Miller

    Cody Miller

    Päev tagasi

    I was thinking about glow in the dark hot glue engine paint and texture brush for drywall on my s13

  • Momxntous


    Päev tagasi

    Dodge owners be like:

  • Ailsa Ni

    Ailsa Ni

    Päev tagasi

    The only thing missing from the flocked dash is a picture of Elvis.

  • guyintheshado


    Päev tagasi

    What we learned; if your dash is cracked, buy a new one

  • Eks calybur

    Eks calybur

    Päev tagasi

    How durable is that Flock It? Does every thing that interacts with it take bits of it away?

  • portypotty111 gaming

    portypotty111 gaming

    Päev tagasi

    Edit:not even a nismo GT-R

  • Matt Dock

    Matt Dock

    Päev tagasi

    Flock all the things!

    • Ailsa Ni

      Ailsa Ni

      Päev tagasi

      if you can going to a junk yard on the east coast will give you uncracked dashes

  • Z/dos


    Päev tagasi

    This is very much not an english problem

  • Diavuno


    Päev tagasi

    Should have just used spray adhesive and marine vinyl

  • Omrie Sabbagh

    Omrie Sabbagh

    Päev tagasi

    Well If Zach Sanded The Miata Dash More, It Would Have No Texture. Just My Opinion, But That Would Look Really Clean.

  • Childish


    Päev tagasi

    Just use ramen

  • CJ Bryan

    CJ Bryan

    Päev tagasi

    Did you just tell me to get Flocked????

  • Andrew Williams

    Andrew Williams

    Päev tagasi

    These are legit my favorite videos from Donut Media.

  • Warren B

    Warren B

    Päev tagasi

    I thought they both turned out pretty darn good. Nice work, Zack

  • B_Rad88! GT2 MODDER!

    B_Rad88! GT2 MODDER!

    Päev tagasi

    Is it specific applicator and filler for dashboard?

  • Daniel Roache

    Daniel Roache

    Päev tagasi

    Pin this comment, you’re supposed to paint the cap of the spray paint can at the same time as what you’re actually painting so you can touch the cap and see if it’s dry... not the dash

  • Henrique Braga

    Henrique Braga

    Päev tagasi

    i m just wiating for the ligth coasts shirt

  • William Wood

    William Wood

    Päev tagasi

    19:18 pwediepie on team donut 🍩 😋

  • chronicdesign876/scentplugja


    Päev tagasi


  • Fabian de Pooter

    Fabian de Pooter

    Päev tagasi

    Flock the overlay

  • SuperCookieGaming


    Päev tagasi

    if you can going to a junk yard on the east coast will give you uncracked dashes

  • Grass Board Nerds

    Grass Board Nerds

    Päev tagasi

    I like the Miata dash better

  • Apex Race

    Apex Race

    Päev tagasi

    Whats the difference between the glue method of flocking and electro static whats better?

  • Manuel Faxas

    Manuel Faxas

    Päev tagasi


  • Lord Flick

    Lord Flick

    Päev tagasi

    My family would be mad at me for all the space I was taking up and the mess I was making with options 2 and 3. I'm usually a cheap so and so but I would just go for the overlay personally.

  • Coinrule Wealthmiser

    Coinrule Wealthmiser

    Päev tagasi

    good to know when i have to replace the dash in my cts

  • Leon Perušić

    Leon Perušić

    Päev tagasi

    Do you have link of Flock it kit, because I can't find it on amazon

  • Dimitri Bellakis

    Dimitri Bellakis

    Päev tagasi


  • idkchocolate


    Päev tagasi

    Not a fan of the flock it

  • Michael Frog-Man Bourne

    Michael Frog-Man Bourne

    Päev tagasi

    New drinking game. Every-time the word “crack” or “filler” is said you take a shot. You’ll be sleeping in a ditch or wheelbarrow within five minutes. (I might be speaking from experience.) =] 💜 just a joke.

  • JJ Cuffee

    JJ Cuffee

    Päev tagasi

    What’s the song you use for BRoll/background??

  • Ackage


    Päev tagasi

    I get flocking in a racer since it cuts out glare, but I don't think I'd want it on daily driven car. How easily can it be cleaned/dusted without removing the actual flock? Also, i think the painted dash looked pretty good, the repairs weren't super noticeable. At least at first glance

  • Darryl Schipper

    Darryl Schipper

    Päev tagasi

    Just buy a used one from a miada in the northern states or Canada??? S14, your shit out of luck.

  • John ‘Juice’ Shipper

    John ‘Juice’ Shipper

    Päev tagasi

    Ew, Pewdiepie 🤢

  • Almughira Kiani

    Almughira Kiani

    Päev tagasi

    Obviously the S14 looks splendid

  • 901 street garage

    901 street garage

    Päev tagasi

    Donut : posts video on how to fix a cracked dash
    Acura TL owners: they can be fixed?😩

  • Nathan Munar

    Nathan Munar

    Päev tagasi

    The pewdiepie clip tho haha

  • Pixelated


    Päev tagasi

    My 2000 s10 extreme from Florida had a sun trashed dash.. no amount of effort would fix it. Lucky for me an entire dash in mint condition was$100.

  • Rick Y

    Rick Y

    Päev tagasi

    My dash overlay is a custom Burber fitted carpet without the under pad.

  • Devon Lambert

    Devon Lambert

    Päev tagasi

    Fixing a cracked dash is cool and all, but how about all them absolutely *shattered* dashboards in our F-Bodies? Jokes aside, these dashboards are more brittle than glass

  • Matthew Huliganga

    Matthew Huliganga

    2 päeva tagasi

    can you guys show us a power steering install? you explain everything so easy!

  • Kim Kim Lim

    Kim Kim Lim

    2 päeva tagasi

    That flock thing... wait till you wipe the dash with a wet cloth like your weekly normal cleaning routine.



    2 päeva tagasi

    The thing u did to the nissan dash would look great on the miata

  • Hayhay Takahashi

    Hayhay Takahashi

    2 päeva tagasi

    my man Jobe can High Key get it 😳😳

  • Danny Hampton

    Danny Hampton

    2 päeva tagasi

    Now do you think the fill and spray paint method is worth the money spent on it? Which one had a better return on investment?

  • brad c

    brad c

    2 päeva tagasi

    after flocking… can you touch it? like without the fibres coming off. would love to know the durability of it

  • Reece 1

    Reece 1

    2 päeva tagasi

    Fill the cracks not the whole fucking dash lol. Also don’t use cardboard as a bondo plate it absorbs



    2 päeva tagasi

    7:32 *insert hitmark sound effect*

  • Kristiun


    2 päeva tagasi

    Acura TL owners be like:

  • tyler harris

    tyler harris

    2 päeva tagasi

    Every 2nd gen ram owner here

  • Better With Rum

    Better With Rum

    2 päeva tagasi

    When are we going to get a Zack and Chris Fix episode?

  • Michael Runde

    Michael Runde

    2 päeva tagasi

    I work in car interiors and this job would be a nightmare 😂

  • doctajuice


    2 päeva tagasi

    12 clicks on the right side of your phone screen to skip the money pit intro and the ad.

  • Posertrash


    2 päeva tagasi

    The cover/dash cap usually looks way better if you put it on then leave it in the hot car for a couple days so it takes the shape of your dash better then you use spray glue and stick it on permanently

  • Brendan D'brass

    Brendan D'brass

    2 päeva tagasi

    Don't know why I'm here but it's more interesting than I expected.

  • Brian Hammond

    Brian Hammond

    2 päeva tagasi

    I dont know about the Flock It product. It looks ok, but I would only want to use this if they offer a different finish. That looks too much like velvet.

  • dolita windo

    dolita windo

    2 päeva tagasi

    A quick tip for filling with bondo or any other filler, put a piece of aluminum foil or parchment paper on your cardboard.

  • Matt's Electra

    Matt's Electra

    2 päeva tagasi

    2nd gen dodge...Thank you for coming to my Tedtalk