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Old 03-16-2013, 03:25 PM
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Headliner Material: Different Grades?

In the choices of headliner material... Are there different grades/quality choices? Experiences? Suggestions? Thanks!
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Old 03-16-2013, 03:36 PM
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Thats a good question. I used the cordavan headliner from bj's and it was a match. It has not faded or sagged in five years, and I self installed it. I'm curious about grades as McParts store has the color I need for my pickup, and don't want to go through the effort and have it fade or sag. Subscribed
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Old 03-16-2013, 05:19 PM
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There is a difference, when doing the Laredo I bought some from an apolstery shop, unfortunately I didn't end up getting enough for both headliners. I ended up just doing the front in that material. When it came time to do the back liner I just grabed some from Mcpart boys.. Looked good until I got it installed. The black was not as black as the front liner, it wasent that it wasn't black it just didn't have the same thread count so it looked lighter. I'm curious on where BJ's/ TGW get they're liners from as I'm about to order some for the Waggy.
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Old 03-21-2013, 07:26 AM
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1990 Grand Wagoneer:
Delilah - def: "White Lady (cocktail) with the additional ingredients of egg-whites, sugar, and cream"

1987 XJ Wagoneer Limited:
Desiree - def: “Much Desired” [orig: French] Desirable Charcoal Gray façade, Wood-grain vêneers,and Tan Leather éssentials"

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Old 03-21-2013, 01:03 PM
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i am rebuilding mine with Alcantara...will post results in a short time.
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Old 03-21-2013, 03:07 PM
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I just did mine in Charcoal suede from material I got from yourautotrim.com. Came out pretty darn good for my first headliner job.
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