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Saggy headliner

Old 06-03-2019, 07:03 AM
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My 98 Coupe has a saggy headliner (currently held up by pins). Its actually in very nice shape, no rips etc. Can this be glued back to the core material (I'm guessing there's foam behind it)


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Old 06-03-2019, 08:32 AM
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The foam insulation and glue above your headliner has disintegrated over time, leading to your headliner gradually sagging. It is best to remove all the disintegrated foam/glue from the back of your headliner fabric and then replace it with new foam backing before gluing the material back into position. There are a number of threads here on the forum that instruct you on what replacement materials are best and how to do the job step by step. Try using "replacing my headliner" as your search phrase. Good luck....
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I had a saggy headliner and replaced mine through eBay, was then a job of removing the old one and then refitting the new... I tried glue but it showed.. I used headliner world.. they were very good to work with. Slight colour difference but you need to be very very diligent to notice... replacement comes with instructions.. and I think people have done a work through on here too...
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thanks for the feedback all, as its not really a "must do" right now, I'm going to put it in the "do it over the winter" category.
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I used Headliner World in the UK to source some material for the A pillars and the header trim, the one that has the light on the roof of a convertible. Very good. They also recommended a spray glue, cannot remember the name, from screwfix around 1/3rd of the price I paid. Give them a call/email. I am sure they will help you.
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