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Postby garyl24 on Sun Aug 02, 2009 7:59 am

nice detailed info guys.

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Postby Longroof79 on Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:00 pm

Thanks for posting the informative write up's guys.

Nice job there, Charlie.

I was told the proper headliner fabric is available at Joann's Fabric, which are scattered around the country.
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'79 Malibu wagon, mild 355 sbc, TH350 trans, 8.5 GN rear
Future upgrades: built 200-4R trans and 3.42 gears

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Postby SLICK79WGN on Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:02 pm

thanks I will let yall know how much cooler it is when I start driving it again
~Charlie~78 landau coupe frame off resto-mod begun to be LSX powered :twisted:

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Postby Blake442 on Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:00 am

If your headliners start sagging, just staple the fucker back up! :lol:

I've done that on quite a few of my G-bodies...
'85 Oldsmobile 442--Olds 455-TH400
'83 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser--Chevy 350-TH350
Past G's--'81 Regal, '84 El Camino, '79 Cutlass Supreme, '87 Cutlass Salon,
'81 Monte Carlo, '81 El Camino, '79 Malibu Wagon, '81 Century Estate Wagon

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Postby SLICK79WGN on Tue Aug 04, 2009 6:44 am

lol I thought you were susposed to use tacks :lol:
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Postby Phoenyx on Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:21 pm

SLICK79WGN wrote:lol I thought you were susposed to use tacks :lol:

Oh yeah, I've done that before too.
1980 4-door Malibu Classic
-355 10.5:1, worked over L82 Corvette 202 heads, 274 Energizer hydraulic cam, MSD Streetfire distributor and wires, Edelbrock 625?cfm carb (temporary), shorty headers, 2 1/2" (or maybe even 2") full duels (2 1/2" to come this summer)
-B&M TH350 with 2400 stall
-7.5 with 4.11 limited slip, rebuild drum to drum with support cover
-15" steelies with 24 1/5" tires
-Edelbrock boxed lowers, double adjustable uppers, anti-hop bars, and tubular braces
-jounce bars, GP bar (not installed yet), rad support braces, fender to support braces

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Postby HighwayJunkie on Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:35 pm

Hey Hey, my headliner has a lifetime supply of tacks in it from the PO lol its my next project.....
87' Monte Carlo Luxury Sport
4.3 TBI Auto
86k Original Miles

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Postby 85 Cutlass Brougham on Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:46 pm

My headliner is finished and installed as of today!!!! Hooray!!! It turned out...well... less than perfect. The color is a little off, and I got a small fold in it. Plus, somehow, I got depressions in it from my fingers pushing out the fabric. I guess I put too much pressure on it. Meh, at least it is blue and not falling on my head...
1985 Cutlass Supreme Brougham (ex pizza delivery beater with 240,000 miles):
355 Chevy- 9.5:1 compression, Comp XE 262 cam, World S/R Torquer heads with 2.02's, Edelbrock Performer, 800CFM Q jet, Camaro ram air system,Edelbrock headers, Comp Magnum roller tip rockers,TH 200 4R, 3.23 rear, aluminum hood, IROC steering box, poly bushings, Eibach springs, etc. Cutlass build thread here: viewtopic.php?t=4982
Also: The Thing That Won't Die-1998 Nissan Frontier, 340,000 miles of pizza delivery.

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Postby Minion1186 on Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:33 pm

Tacks you say,well my cutlass supreme had a good couple!

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Postby dan2286 on Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:47 pm

My headliner used to have some tacks. They would fall down on the driver seat and I would end up sitting on them :shock:
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70 Olds 350/350 trans
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