Antique & Classic Cars
For an original restoration, Broadcloth or Mohair wools are available. For a
more economical approach, or where applicable, napped cotton or synthetic cloths
offer a nice, finished appearance. Matching headliner material is usually also
used to cover the lower trim panels and sunvisors.
In addition, many classic cars also require windlace to be installed in conjunction
with the headliner. The windlace generally runs along the roof line and and around
the door openings.
Anything goes, including the use of tweed cloths, suedes or even geometric designs
sewn right into the headliner.
A nice new headliner is another important part of a complete restoration. Most
cars of this era had a variety of textured vinyl headliners including plain,
perforated, bedford cord and recessed star patterns. Rear sail panels and sunvisors
may also be recovered.
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