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Old 06-16-2004, 10:16 PM
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Laying carpet

I am putting new carpet in my 66 Impala. What is the proper way to lay the Jute Padding in????

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Are you using roll goods? I just lay it out on the floor of the car, cut splits for obstructions and floor humps. Leave the sides about an inch or two short of the sill plates, kick panels and other obstructions. Then when I get the carpet in, I glue the pad to the underside of the carpet.
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As Bob asked, I assume you are used rolls of carpet and jute. If it was me, I would buy a molded carpet kit for that car. It would have the Jute glued to the back of the carpet. If its flat carpet on a roll, you will NEVER get it to mold to the floor/tranny hump. Youd need to cut and sew it, leaving a bunch of seams.
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Go for the fitted carpet - it makes the job a lot easier and quicker. I changed my carpet a while ago and bought it from the Paddock. I also installed the sound dampening "tar paper" material between the floor pans and the underside of the carpet. That stuff also comes pre-cut for an easy fit.
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May I suggest going to the "Classic Industries" web site?
They have a TON of parts and accessories for "Your" car,
they also have the molded carpet kit (Bob and Krist mentioned) for your car, WITH the padding attached and ready to go. All factory specified and holes already cut right where they should be.

I would like to recommend that you purchase their catalog on
" Impalas" as well for future fun & jolly's.

I am putting a carpet kit in my Son's 1984 S-10 blazer 4X4 soon, I will be ordering it from Classic Industries as well as many, many other parts.

Have fun..................I will be thinking of you!

Hey! let me know how it goes,OK? >>>>>>I am interested

(((((((((I hope "I" got to help someone else for a change))))))

www.classicindustries.com

Good Luck!
Heidi

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