Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2007 15:03:27 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <>
Subject: Re: Orca's Headlining Re-furbishment

in article, Paul Halliday at wrote on 24/02/2007 22:51: > in article, Paul Halliday at > wrote on 24/02/2007 22:23: > >> Hi all - I've got the headlining out of my 1989 C900 Turbo, the C-pillar >> cover out, the speaker covers and the rear parcel shelf out ... All for >> re-covering. >> >> This project has been coming up for some time and finally come to a head. I >> had a good look at Alistair Dore's re-furbishment at the weekend and felt >> pretty confident going ahead with mine. >> >> Today, I recovered the parcel shelf, fixed the toolkit to the underside >> (rather than in the sub-floor because I have a boot lining which is a pain >> to get in and out) and re-covered the speaker covers in black vinyl. >> >> I had intended to cover the C-pillars and the headliner also with black >> vinyl, but after today's experience covering just the easy bits I'm afraid >> I'm going to have to chicken out and get some proper headlining material. I >> still hope to get black (coz I think it will look rude/pimp/wicked ... >> Delete as appropriate), but at least I know there is NO WAY I can get vinyl >> to stretch and fit onto our headliners :( >> >> I still think it will look okay, because the parcel shelf, speaker covers >> and door card insets are all in black vinyl now. The headliner and >> associated pillar covers will be okay in another material. I re-iterate ... >> THERE IS NO WAY TO GET BLACK VINYL TO WORK AS A HEADLINER MATERIAL :( >> >> So ... Those attending our next West Yorkshire mini-meet ... Let me know if >> you want some black vinyl to re-cover parts of your car, or whatever other >> kink you may have for black vinyl :) >> >> Shame ... Pictures to follow ... > > <> > <> > <> > <> > > ... Speaker covers in all their glory tomorrow :) I won't bore you with more detail, because you can see the full album here: <> ... But here's the finished job: <> <> <> Pimpalicious :) Just the headliner to do now, LOL. Paul 1989 900 Turbo S

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