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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-11-2011, 10:35 PM Thread Starter
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Headliner Question

I should probably post this in Interior & Exterior Styling but I'm hoping for a quick answer.

My headliner is a light tan right now and I was considering making it black, but I don't know what the best way to go about doing that would be. Also my floors are a gray color, but are noticeably dirty (the car was a mess when I bought it) and I want to possibly redo them black.
Has anyone else colored their headliner and floor?
Can anyone tell me what product was used and how you went about doing it?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-11-2011, 10:45 PM
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Prolly reupholstered the headliner...not sure about the floor though.



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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-12-2011, 10:15 AM
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There is a DIY on re-lining the head liner, looks fairly straight forward. Haven't seen anything about the floors though.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-13-2011, 05:34 AM
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You could use fabric paint for the headliner too; might be easier. Not sure about the carpet... dye maybe?
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The headliner: Best way is to reupholster, to liquid dye it you would need to dip the entire headliner. Upholstery paints works Ok but I would not do it.

Carpet: Replace or you can do the make it look new car lot trick. Most car lots spray paint the carpet ir it is dirty. They clean the carpet, let it dry, mask and plastic everything off quickly and paint the dirty spots with a spray paint that is close in color, they then lightly brush it in with a soft bristled brush. This lasts for about a month or two, They do this so that when the paint starts to wear off and the carpet looks didry again you, now the owner of the car thinks you made the carpet dirty, when in fact it was dirty before you bought the car.

You can buy a new carpet kit from Crate engine depot.
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