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Old 01-01-2005, 11:45 PM   #11
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I realize the horse is outa the barn here, but I got mine in and out through the driver'* side rear door last summer, when I removed it to replace the fabric. Had to bend it just a bit on the edges, but not enough to damage it. I think I had the interior gutted then, too. No console, no seats, no carpet or liner.
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What is the orientation of the factory sunroof switch? Does the wider end of the base go up or down?

Also, when you push the top of the switch, does the sunroof open up or to the back? (I have to rewire it)
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The wider part of the switch goes down. Pushing the switch up causes the roof to slide open. Pushing it down closes and tilts to vent.
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I finished everything up today. I am extremely dissatisfied with the 3M 08090 Super Trim Adhesive. It is not sticky enough to hold the fabric without clamping, so most anything that doesn't get clamped doesn't stick. We did alright everywhere except the maplight area.

We used Permatex Heavy Duty Headliner adhesive on the sunshade, and it is much nicer to work with. I guess I'll find out one day which lasts longer.

Randman--re-aligning the door was very easy. It still shuts like a virgin door.

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good job... looks factory
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Very good job there, pal.

Your grab handles look discolored just like mine. When I get a chance, I'm going to freshen up the color with some SEM paint. It did wonders for my visor mirrors.
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hmm makes me want to redo mine in gucci but i think im just gonna accent it with just doing the sunroof slider, sunvisors, door fabric, speaker grills, and mabe dash. Its just costing me so much money thats the only thing holding me back.
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I am extremely dissatisfied with the 3M 08090 Super Trim Adhesive. It is not sticky enough to hold the fabric without clamping, so most anything that doesn't get clamped doesn't stick.
did you spray both surfaces?
did you let it dry and get tacky for at least 5-10 min?

it seems like its doing nothing, but give it a couple hours and its there for good

PM me when urs comes down, ill PM you when mine comes down
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It looks really good. Nice work.

I used an adhesive designed specifically for headliners- followed the instructions to the letter - sprayed both surfaces - good coverage - gave it the required time for tack- the air was not humid- and I still had trouble in the really tight curve by the rear window. I used the same products - glue and cloth - on a Toyota and it turned out perfect, and the curves were tighter. The only difference was the condition of the board. The original foam backing on the Bonneville cloth I think degrades into an oily material that gets into the board surface and makes the glue less able to bond. I'm thinking better surface prep is the answer.

I wonder if the Permatex product would have worked better. Let us know how it holds up.
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killer job!!!! you wanta do mine next?????
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