How To: Refinish Your Headliner

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How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby frapjap » Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:50 pm



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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby PapaSmurf2k3 » Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:27 pm

Blue eh?

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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby Jesda » Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:06 am

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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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby frapjap » Mon Nov 21, 2011 6:25 am

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

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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby Jesda » Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:59 am

I feel like you missed an opportunity for leopard print.

Loose chicks love leopard print.

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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby frapjap » Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:20 am

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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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby sx moneypit » Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:23 am

lulz^^^ :chuckle:

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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby Dattebayo » Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:21 am

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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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby MinisterofDOOM » Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:13 pm

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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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby AZhitman » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:18 pm

^ LOL

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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby 4cefed » Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:31 am

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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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby Heavy » Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:52 am

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

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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby 300ZXttZMAN » Tue Feb 14, 2012 7:18 am

I made this into an article yesterday!

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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby Razi » Tue Feb 14, 2012 5:33 pm

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
:werd:
I used a similar spray adhesive by 3M, good stuff.

Did mine in imitation suede. Black to match the interior.
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Re: How To: Refinish Your Headliner

Postby Mr1der » Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:56 am

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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