Nissan Skyline R32 accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
Detailed operations
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 1] Nissan Skyline R32 side ventilator grille (right) removal
 
Remove and install: Lower instrument panel cover, hood opener
 
• Remove ventilator grille securing screws (two) from rear side of lower instrument cover, and remove ventilator grille (right).
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 2] Nissan Skyline R32 cluster switch A removal
• Remove cluster lid A, and then remove screws (two on each side) from rear side, and separate cluster lid A and cluster switch A.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 3] Nissan Skyline R32 control switch removal
• Remove control switch securing screws from rear side of cluster lid A, and then remove switch while pressing it inward.
NOTE:
When installing switch, pay attention not to tighten screws excessively.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 4] Nissan Skyline R32 combination switch removal and installation
 
Removal
 
• Remove switch knob by pulling in direction of arrow, and remove combination switch by removing securing screws (five) from rear side of cluster lid A.
NOTE:
Control switch must be removed before removing combination switch. (This precaution applies to both right and left sides.)
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
Installation
 
• Install switch, and then install switch knob by aligning mark position.
• After installation, check for normal switch operation by operating switch.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 5] Nissan Skyline R32 combination meter removal
 
Remove and install: Cluster lid A (Parts not shown)
 
• Remove screws (four), and pull out combination meter.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 6] Nissan Skyline R32 glove box removal and installation
 
Removal
 
• Remove screws (two), and remove damper clip from bracket located inside of glove box.
 
Installation
 
• Insert clip into bracket while pulling damper wire, then install glove box fully closed.
NOTE:
Pay attention not to cut off damper wire.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 7] Nissan Skyline R32 glove box lid separation
• Remove lid securing screws (eight), and pull off lid hinge pin to disengage hinge, and then remove lower screws (two) to separate glove box lid into inner and outer portions.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 8] Nissan Skyline R32 glove box cover installation
• Install glove box light harness connector to cover, and fit cover clamp securely into steering member, and tighten screws (two).
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 9] Cluster lid С removal and installation
 
Removal
 
• Remove cluster lid securing screws (four), and remove rear end metal clip using standard screwdriver, then remove cluster lid by pulling resin pawls fitted upper end portion forward.
 
Installation
 
• Fit resin pawls into respective position, and install cluster lid by pressing it in direction of arrow.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 10] Nissan Skyline R32 heater control removal
• After removing audio unit, remove heater control securing screws (two) and remove heater control by pulling it to the side.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 11] Nissan Skyline R32 console box removal and installation
 
Removal
 
• Remove console box securing screws {two on each side), and then remove console box by disengaging parking brake lever while lifting console box.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
Installation
 
• Install console box by inserting resin pawls securely into respective holes of lower instrument panel.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 12] Nissan Skyline R32 lower instrument panel (middle) removal
• To prevent interference with parking brake lever, remove parking brake lever securing bolts (four) first, then-remove lower instrument panel (middle) by pulling it rearward.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 13] Instrument panel mask removal
• Remove instrument panel mask by inserting stubby standard screwdriver between mask and instrument panel pad.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 14] Instrument panel installation
• Set instrument panel by aligning locating pin, and then tighten screws in sequence shown at left.
• Make sure each duct is fitted correctly to grille.
• Secure speedometer cable by sliding it into cut-out portion of cable hole in instrument panel.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
[Point 15] Nissan Skyline R32 ventilator grille removal
1 Insert thin standard screwdriver (A) through clearance between grille fins. 
2 Pry up resin pawls by inserted screwdriver. 
3 Insert another standard screwdriver (B) into clearance between grille and instrument panel. 
4 Carefully pull out grille using screwdriver (B) while prying up resin pawls using screwdriver (A), and remove grille from instrument panel assembly.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Accessory parts removal and installation after removing and installing instrument panel assembly
 
Notes on removal
 
• Because the grille pawls are positioned deep, do not attempt to pry up grille as shown at left; otherwise, grille main body and grille cover will be damaged.
• If unable to remove grille using method shown in steps (1) thru (4), first remove instrument panel assembly, then remove ventilator grille.