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x2o
05-10-2008, 10:36 PM
Did a quick search on this and found nothing. Basically the fabric is falling off of my headliner around the edges/corners and was wondering how to put it back on. It's very annoying, makes my car look bad, and kinda blocks my rear view. I was wondering how should I put it back on? I want it to look nice, factory if possible. Any suggestions? Figured this would be the forum to ask even though it doesn't get much traffic.

Thanks!
-Ryan

EDIT : I can take pics of what's the problem if you'd like, it's kinda hard to explain.

97gp
05-10-2008, 10:40 PM
Staples,duh.

Some ideas here
http://www.classiczcars.com/forums/showthread.php?postid=254592

x2o
05-10-2008, 10:46 PM
Staples,duh.

Some ideas here
http://www.classiczcars.com/forums/showthread.php?postid=254592

Thanks for that! So apparently some spray-on CA is the way to go. Sweet!

Oh but wait, they are talking about the actual headliner onto the metal of the car. I mean it's just my fabric coming off of the foam.

morgans432
05-10-2008, 10:47 PM
google it basically tear the old headliner off take all of the glue off. Get headliner upholestry from fabric store, also could use other stuff depending on what you want. Get 3m spray adhessive and spray it on the stripped carboard stuff a little at a time. Make sure the glue gets tacky before putting fabric down. YOu will see what I'm saying when you do it.

x2o
05-10-2008, 10:49 PM
google it basically tear the old headliner off take all of the glue off. Get headliner upholestry from fabric store, also could use other stuff depending on what you want. Get 3m spray adhessive and spray it on the stripped carboard stuff a little at a time. Make sure the glue gets tacky before putting fabric down. YOu will see what I'm saying when you do it.

I tried google but got quite a few different opinions. Figured I'd post up here and see what people had to say. Okay then, looks like I need to find the right color headliner upholstery. How time consuming is this? And considering I live in FL where heat and humidity wreak havoc, what would be the best time of day to do this and should I do it indoors / outdoors?

morgans432
05-10-2008, 10:53 PM
usually takes like 3 hours just take your time and roll over the fabric onto the edges. Outdoors would be fine just make sure it is not windy. I will give you a link to a good place where i learned some things.

morgans432
05-10-2008, 10:54 PM
http://www.sr20forum.com/classic-se-r/202426-redoing-b13-headliner-can-i-just-sand-paint.html here is a link to show you some tips

x2o
05-10-2008, 10:54 PM
usually takes like 3 hours just take your time and roll over the fabric onto the edges. Outdoors would be fine just make sure it is not windy. I will give you a link to a good place where i learned some things.

Cool thanks a lot for taking the time to help me out :)

morgans432
05-10-2008, 10:55 PM
hope that helps

x2o
05-10-2008, 10:57 PM
hope that helps

It definitly does, that link pretty much has step by step details :D

Hopefully I'll be able to tackle this next weekend.

Thanks a lot!

visitor
05-10-2008, 10:58 PM
anyone know if a good source for headliner material? i want suede, or the automotive equivilent, however, i cannot find it local more than like 3 ft wide..

morgans432
05-10-2008, 10:58 PM
no problem man just make sure to take your time and it will come out good.

PsychoTheRapist
05-10-2008, 11:00 PM
anyone know if a good source for headliner material? i want suede, or the automotive equivilent, however, i cannot find it local more than like 3 ft wide..




http://www.gahh.net/smp-v20-c11-a.php

visitor
05-10-2008, 11:07 PM
http://www.gahh.net/smp-v20-c11-a.php

yeah, you pretty much kick ***. thanks

x2o
05-10-2008, 11:08 PM
Haha sweet thanks for the link psycho, might order the foam backing from that site :)

PsychoTheRapist
05-10-2008, 11:10 PM
yeah, you pretty much kick ***. thanks

:D You're welcome.


Haha sweet thanks for the psycho, might order the foam backing from that site :)

:D You're also welcome.

its_a_sleeper
06-03-2008, 04:26 AM
so how did the head liner work out. i am having the same problem in my talon and need to get it fixed. if this works well i will just do it myself. let me know. PM me

BigE
06-03-2008, 04:28 AM
Spray Enhesive or what ever that is called sticks really good

skydeaner
06-03-2008, 08:24 AM
They make headliner adhesive and sell it in a spray can at autozone and such, it is in an orange can with blue writing if memory suits me correctly. I asked for it one time and the guy said they didn't carry it and then i made sure to check out with him.

iamamp3pimp
06-03-2008, 08:28 AM
joannes etc hassuede and hl foam as well

iamamp3pimp
06-03-2008, 08:29 AM
54 inches wide i believe

DejaWiz
06-05-2008, 10:27 PM
If you want to go super cheap and knappy, get some 1/4" long sheet metal screws from a hardware store and bust out the screwdriver.