Author Topic: Carpet type headliner?  (Read 128 times)

Eyeman

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Carpet type headliner?
« on: 14 October 2021, 08:26 AM »
I've owned my 6.9 since the early 90s but it was heavily modded by the prior owner.  My headliner and sunvisors have a black fuzzy material covering them.  Was that a stock option?  I started thinking and couldn't remember ever seeing another.

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Re: Carpet type headliner?
« Reply #1 on: 14 October 2021, 05:10 PM »
No.  The head liners were always perforated vinyl, and came in only three colors.....light gray, creme`, and tan. 

The sun visors were always matched to the interior color. 
1966 250se coupe`, black/dark green leather
1970 600 midnight blue/parchment leather
1971 300sel 6.3, papyrus white/dark red leather
1971 280sel Black/black leather
1973 300sel 4.5, silver blue metallic/blue leather
1976 280s astral silver/blue MB Tex

Eyeman

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Re: Carpet type headliner?
« Reply #2 on: 14 October 2021, 05:49 PM »
Including European cars?  That's wild.  I wonder why the prior did that.  But then again much of the rest of the car was modded.

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Re: Carpet type headliner?
« Reply #3 on: 15 October 2021, 04:07 PM »
That includes all markets.  European cars weren't an exception.   
1966 250se coupe`, black/dark green leather
1970 600 midnight blue/parchment leather
1971 300sel 6.3, papyrus white/dark red leather
1971 280sel Black/black leather
1973 300sel 4.5, silver blue metallic/blue leather
1976 280s astral silver/blue MB Tex

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Re: Carpet type headliner?
« Reply #4 on: 15 October 2021, 04:57 PM »
Eyeman, you can buy this from GAHH upholstery amongst other places.  We have fit a coupe of their headliners.  Slightly different but very close.

Carpet on the ceiling, I can hear Lionel Richie when I think of this!
6.9 79 #6436
6.9 79 #6290
6.9 79 #6181
6.9 78 #4764
6.9 77 #3096
6.9 76 #1741
6.9 76 #0902
6.9 75 #0018

Eyeman

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Re: Carpet type headliner?
« Reply #5 on: Yesterday at 08:56 AM »
Thanks for the confirmation.  That's crazy.  This material is way to nice to remove, even if it is non stock.  My car is very non stock elsewhere.  It doesn't even have the proper grill, has a few inch shorter one.  I think I'll go back to stock on that with this repaint.  But I'm keeping Lorinser bumpers and side skirts and after market wheels, and interior mods.