Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 10:25:05 +0100
From: "Simonnopsam <>
Subject: Re: Head lining re-covering

On Sat, 11 Jan 2003 13:13:11 GMT, Joe User <Joenopsam.nut> wrote: >tom wrote, On 1/6/2003 5:24 AM: >> "Joe User" <Joenopsam.nut> wrote in message >> news:uREP9.1382$ >> >>>SimonJ wrote, On 12/28/2002 5:56 PM: >>> >>>>I have a 1990 Range Rover* on which the roof lining is starting to sag >> >> down. >> >>>>I currently have the lining out of the vehicle to dry out, as I had a >> >> leak >> >>>>from the sunroof, and while it is out I would like to get it repaired, >> >> or >> >>>>recovered. The base material is in pretty good nick, its just the outer >>>>cloth which has deteriorated. >>>> >>>>Has anyone done this job, or can suggest a good technique, or can anyone >>>>reccomend an upholsterer in the Lancashire area who will do it for me. >>>> >>>> >>>>* Posted in Saab group as the headling is the same construction as on a >> >> 900, >> >>>>99 etc, and this problem is very common on those. Thought someone on >> >> here >> >>>>might know this one! >>>> >>>> >>> >>>My '90 900 had the sagging headliner thing (most embarassing). I found >>>a local car upholstering place that did headliners. I popped it out >>>(took about 15 minutes) and dropped it off. $100. Make sure they don't >>>use foam ANY thicker than what you've got, as it will give you a bit of >>>trouble going back in. >>> >>>I drove the Saab for a week while the headliner was out. Talk about a >>>loud tin can of a drive! >>> >>>cm >>> >> >> Where did you get the new headlining (colour matched ?) material, and the >> foam from ? >> ta >> tom >> >> >Find an auto-upholstry shop and they'll have a close match material with >foam already attached. As I mentioned, drop off the headliner and >they'll do it for about $100. Let them do the removal/installation and >it'll run you about $300! > >cm I recently replaced the headliner on an 87 900i I got the fabric from The whole job took about a day I used 3Mtrs of fabric and 2 tins of high heat adhesive, it cost about 50 inc delivery

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