Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2007 22:51:49 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Orca's Headlining Re-furbishment


in article C2066B5F.7823%pjghnospamyonder.co.uk, Paul Halliday at pjghnospamyonder.co.uk 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 ... <http://www.saabphotos.com/gallery/Orca_LDC/DSCF4208> <http://www.saabphotos.com/gallery/Orca_LDC/DSCF4209> <http://www.saabphotos.com/gallery/Orca_LDC/DSCF4213> <http://www.saabphotos.com/gallery/Orca_LDC/DSCF4215> ... Speaker covers in all their glory tomorrow :) Paul 1989 900 Turbo S http://saab.go.dyndns.org/

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