How To: Refinish Your Headliner

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Blue eh?

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o u fancy huh


Quality thread. Its unfortunate how many cars from the 80s are still rolling around with sagging headliners, some held up with thumb tacks and hope.

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PapaSmurf2k3 wrote:Blue eh?
It was $2.99/yard at the fabric store :gapteeth:
Also matches my gray sun visors.

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I feel like you missed an opportunity for leopard print.

Loose chicks love leopard print.

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I agree, but at $9.99/yard, the fabric would have been worth more than my car.

EDIT- The great state of Massachusetts values my car at $3,250 today. I would've been WAY ahead of the game if I sold it tomorrow with a leopard print headliner.
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lulz^^^ :chuckle:

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The methwagon's headliner was the same, and it was technically a 90's car (tho not by much...).
I'm jealous. I cracked the headliner backing so bad getting it out that it was pointless trying to piece it back together. At least I know when the sunroof leaks tho? :frown:

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Jesda wrote:o u fancy huh


Quality thread. Its unfortunate how many cars from the 80s are still rolling around with sagging headliners, some held up with thumb tacks and hope.
That's how my DeVille was. Staples and tacks. Lots of them, so it didn't hang down too far, but it looked like you were driving around with a bad 70s couch over your head.

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^ LOL

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Could I recommend 3M's super 77 spray adhesive? This is the best I've used. I used to use it for carpeting subwoofer boxes. It is super sticky and doesn't come off. I've had a few boxes for almost 20 years that look like I put them together yesterday.

http://www.amazon.com/Alvin-Co-SUPER77- ... B0058UAL74

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im with jesda on the leopard print, why you no has?

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I made this into an article yesterday!

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4cefed wrote:Could I recommend 3M's super 77 spray adhesive? This is the best I've used. I used to use it for carpeting subwoofer boxes. It is super sticky and doesn't come off. I've had a few boxes for almost 20 years that look like I put them together yesterday.

http://www.amazon.com/Alvin-Co-SUPER77- ... B0058UAL74
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I used a similar spray adhesive by 3M, good stuff.

Did mine in imitation suede. Black to match the interior.
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frapjap wrote:
PapaSmurf2k3 wrote:Blue eh?
It was $2.99/yard at the fabric store :gapteeth:
Also matches my gray sun visors.
yeah, it's pretty cheap stuff. at some point, I may redo my civic in black vinyl.

it's ugly grey cloth. It's really a fairly easy job, worst part is getting the damn pan out of the car.

anyone do a dash repair thread involving a can of color coat, a tube of silicone and some vinyl to give it texture yet?

it beats the hell out of stripping a dash down and repadding it. For 240 owners, I'd sooo cheap out and do it this way.


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