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Frustrations from installing an aftermarket kit interior are now over with this easy-to-follow, illustrated, step-by-step book that shows you how to achieve professional results.

We have all heard that premade seat covers and interior pieces are junk, but this is not true. The majority of problems encountered is due to installer error. All old cars have fitment issues, and knowing how to overcome them will get you the desired results.

This first-of-its-kind book walks you through how to properly install kits, including seat upholstery, door panels, carpet, and headliners. Tips are provided on ordering products and how to deal with a product that is defective. Installation tools, supplies and why you need them are all fully illustrated through color photos and easy-to-follow steps that will make your project look professionally done.

Saving money and getting the satisfaction of doing a project yourself is what this book is all about. Learn tricks from a professional who has more than 46 years of installation experience and knows firsthand how to make a difficult project look great. It just takes a little guidance and patience to achieve that perfect fit.

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Frustrations from installing an aftermarket kit interior are now over with this easy-to-follow, illustrated, step-by-step book that shows you how to achieve professional results.

We have all heard that premade seat covers and interior pieces are junk, but this is not true. The majority of problems encountered is due to installer error. All old cars have fitment issues, and knowing how to overcome them will get you the desired results.

This first-of-its-kind book walks you through how to properly install kits, including seat upholstery, door panels, carpet, and headliners. Tips are provided on ordering products and how to deal with a product that is defective. Installation tools, supplies and why you need them are all fully illustrated through color photos and easy-to-follow steps that will make your project look professionally done.

Saving money and getting the satisfaction of doing a project yourself is what this book is all about. Learn tricks from a professional who has more than 46 years of installation experience and knows firsthand how to make a difficult project look great. It just takes a little guidance and patience to achieve that perfect fit.

Pages : 192
Size : 8.5 X 11 (inches)
Format : Paperback / softback
Illustrations : 539 color photos
Publisher : CarTech
ISBN : 9781613255261
Product Code : SA475

Preface 

Chapter 1: Manufacturers 

Auto Custom Carpet

Cars Inc.

Ciadella Interiors

Distinctive Industries

Legendary Auto Interiors  

Metro Moulded Parts Inc. 

PUI Interiors

Trim Parts

 

Chapter 2: Parts and Accessories 

Box Houses

Modern Box Houses

 

Chapter 3: Materials 14

Vinyl

Genuine Leather

Body Cloth

Headliner Materials

Floor Coverings

Rubber Mats

Carpet

Panels

Package Tray

Hardware

Hard Parts

Rubber Seals 

 

Chapter 4: Tools

Wrenches

Screwdrivers

Measuring Tools

Hog-Ring Pliers

Scissors

Hammers

Staple Guns

Headliner Tuck Tools

Glue Guns

Steamers

Heat Guns

Rivet Tools

Curved Needles

Regulator

Panel Removal Tools

Window Crank Removal Tools  

 

Chapter 5: Supplies

Reproduction Seat 

Covers

Door Panel Hardware

Headliner Clips

Insulation

Carpet Pad 

 

Chapter 6: Seat Covers  

Support Materials

Seat Frame

Bucket Seat Tracks

Seat Removal

Latches

Trim Panels

Hardware

Upholstery Removal

Foam

Inspect the Seat Cover

Rear Cap

Backrest Cover

Seat Back Variation

Backrest Stops

Post Covers

Support Hardware

Rear Seat

Bottom Seat Cover

Back Cushion

 

Chapter 7: Door Panels 

Why Replace a Panel?

Preassembled8

Standard Door Panel

Door Cap

Panel Assembly

Water Shields

Panel Installation

Rear Trim Panels

Rear Armres 

 

Chapter 8: Headliners

Glass Removal

Headliner Components

Other Considerations

Replacing the Headliner 

What to Order

Headliner Removal

Detaching the Headliner 

Bows

Clean and Prep

Prepping the Headliner

Hanging the Headliner

Setting the Bows

Attaching the Headliner 

No Glass Removal

Adjusting

Finishing

Trimming

Package Tray

Sail Panel Installation

Moldings and Accessories 

Garment Hook

Dome Light

Restraint Belts

Sun Visors

Correcting Sail PanelIssues 

Covering and Fitting

Reassembly

Sail Panel Resurfacing

Rework 

 

Chapter 9: Carpet 

Composition

Cut Pile

Molded Set

Pad Options

Preparation

Sound Deadener Installation

Carpet Padding

Gluing 

Fitting the Carpet Sections 

Front Section

Bolt Holes 

Belts and Seats 

Sill Plates  

  

Chapter 10: Vinyl Top

Replacing the Vinyl

Reference Marks

Installation

Applying the Top

Securing the Top

Top Seams

Lower Valance

Sail Area

Edge Trim

Finishing the Edges 

A-Pillar

Inside Edges

Adding the Clips 

Ready for Glass 

  

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