Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - Reply to Topic
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Interior> recovering with vynl
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Thread: recovering with vynl Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
06-09-2005 05:57 AM
bluebu I can't tell from the photo how deep the recess is for the latch but you might want to try warming the vinyl. A hair dryer or a heat gun, used VERY carefully, will soften the vinyl up enough to give it a little stretch. When I use vinyl I always lay it out in the sun for a bit before I start. The stuff is just much easier to work with generally if it's not cold.
06-08-2005 10:41 PM
alden
recovering with vynl

I'm not sure if any of you guys are experienced with vynl but I thought I'd pose this question anyways. My glovebox came with a nasty tweed fabric on it (factory) and after 12+ years it was quite dirty and needed to go. I pulled it all off, and what was left was the bare plastic plus a bit of fuzz/glue.

I proceeded to recover it with vynl from a local fabric store, and I'm pretty pleased with the results, but one issue I had was around the handle. I had to cut the fabric to get it to go down in the pocket, resulting in small gaps where there is no vynl. Is there a better way to go about this?
thanks for any thoughts,
alden

here is the picture of the final product of my labors:


Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:47 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.