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picked up a mk1 shell for restoration,

last bugger that had it ripped the roof cloth out
of it.

can i transfer a cloth from another shell

Thanks again.
 

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I found it a pig of a job to get right. Also remember the headlining may be 25 years+ old so it wont stand any pulling and dragging. Take your time.
 

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Aye, it'd be do-able, or you could buy new headlining material from the likes of Elsen - Hamer Fatex, you will need good German though
 

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I replaced the head lining in my Mk1. It took me about 4hrs on my own and can of evo stic contact adhesive. Tough enough job, but as Plane said take your time and good results are achievable. Plus you get off your noddle on the glue fumes
 

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Oh, and to glue it in you need heat resistant glue, like bostik 1GA 186 or similar, if you do not use heat resistant glue on a warm day you will know all about it.

QUOTE (EoinO @ Jan 11 2006, 10:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Plus you get off your noddle on the glue fumes


I spend all day working with those fumes around me, its feckin great


Kinda explains some of the posts I make on here too
 

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QUOTE (GSBellew @ Jan 11 2006, 10:41 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>I spend all day working with those fumes around me, its feckin great


Kinda explains some of the posts I make on here too


Are you sure that it's some of the fumes that are responsible for some of your posts............?!
 

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QUOTE (EoinO @ Jan 11 2006, 10:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Worst hang over ever though. Well ventilated area, hmmm close the door


I've yet to get a hangover from it


QUOTE (Tony D @ Jan 11 2006, 11:04 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Are you sure that it's some of the fumes that are responsible for some of your posts............?!


Thats my story and I'm sticking to it
 

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QUOTE(billy @ Dec 14 2006, 08:28 PM) [snapback]43461[/snapback]
Was it hard to put back in? I've to put mine in and was wondering what glue did you use?


sorry billy, I abandoned the project due to lack of time.
 

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QUOTE(billy @ Dec 14 2006, 08:28 PM) [snapback]43461[/snapback]
Was it hard to put back in? I've to put mine in and was wondering what glue did you use?


its a bit tricky to line up, particularly if you are on your own, but get the steel rods in first and then start pulling it around until its in the right place.
i used boskit glue.
 

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QUOTE(billy @ Dec 17 2006, 12:50 AM) [snapback]43737[/snapback]
So not airfix glue then...! I think spray on adhesive as used on carpet tiles works good.


i started mine with spray on adhesive but it got every where no matter how careful i was. it stuck it really well but it wasn't worth the mess so i changed to boskit.
 
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