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Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2007 20:43:33 GMT
From: "Al" <alistairdorenospamo.com>
Subject: Re: Orca's Headlining Re-furbishment


"Paul Halliday" <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> wrote in message news:C20755BD.783A%pjghnospamyonder.co.uk... > in article C2067204.7829%pjghnospamyonder.co.uk, Paul Halliday at > pjghnospamyonder.co.uk wrote on 24/02/2007 22:51: > >> 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 :) > > I won't bore you with more detail, because you can see the full album > here: > <http://www.saabphotos.com/gallery/Orca_LBT> > > ... But here's the finished job: > <http://www.saabphotos.com/gallery/Orca_LBT/DSCF4263> > <http://www.saabphotos.com/gallery/Orca_LBT/DSCF4264> > <http://www.saabphotos.com/gallery/Orca_LBT/DSCF4266> > > Pimpalicious :) > > Just the headliner to do now, LOL. > > Paul > > 1989 900 Turbo S > http://saab.go.dyndns.org/ Hey Paul, I like that look! Good job, look forward to seeing some headliner photos. Al

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