"If your cardboard is usable but slightly deteriorated you can use fibreglass resin to strengthen it. I did that to my kick panels and it worked out great. You can also later some Kraft paper with spray adhesive to smooth the surface. Any bumps or…"
"here it is with cover just installed and with the buttons and chrome trim back on. I think with a bit of sun time it will dewrinkle the minor wrinkles and look just fine. one more thing. when the guy made my covers he heat embossed the cadi logo in…"
"then the fun began, I had talked to an upholstery guy and he said use 4 inch thick q16 foam so I tried that and found it was too thick to fit the cover, so I cut it to 2 inches thick using my wifes electric turkey caring knife sprayed down with…"
"I then went a little outside the box and added another layer of burlap to cover the whole frame.
I installed the cotton batting layer, gluing it to the burlap and cutting out the strip areas to secure the cover"
"The narrow burlap strips at the top had a wire sewn into the edges and the wire was wrapped in a cardboard like substance, it was in weak shape so to save it I bought heat shrink tubing and covered it and shrunk the tubing
here is the new…"
"I removed the surface rust from the frame and painted it by brush with por 15 black
I installed new burlap with the wires in it. I found that mig welder wire worked fine as it was easy to bend the edges like the original
"here is the foam off, it was held in place with hog rings and a cloth edge glued on to it
underneath that was a cotton like layer with an extra layer at the top
below that was burlap with some fine wires running thru it. I have no idea what…"
"I then started on the rear seat back, maybe not my best decision as its more complex than the seat bottom.here it is when I started I took lots of pictures along the way, but won't post them all, but if anyone wants a picture of a certain…"
"you need to remove the little chrome trim on the end of the armrest nearest the door handle, 1 screw, then remove the power window switch panel 1 screw at front and 1 at rear. then remove the screws that hold the armrest to the door bracket 2…"
"You have a number of nail like fasteners that push into nylon clips that grab the nail
So pop them out one at a time all around the edge of the door
You should have a vapor barrier behind the door pannel if it is still there or may have died of old…"
I'm rebuilding my package tray for a 64 sedan Deville series 62. I'm trying to find info on factory colors and material type for the package tray.My interior is the sandstone or light tan color. Not…Continue
Does anybody know what the deal is with the caps under the cowl? I was cleaning out a mouse nest and found that the passenger side cap was cracked open. What are they there for? Does anybody have a replacement for sale?
Do take a few minutes to Gunk down and power wash with soap and rinse ( a type of car wash ) the engine and engine bay before taking on a repair job
Especially a big repair job
Can do the undercarriage as well
You will need to protect the carb and dist cap from moisture
Plasic bags do the trick
Remove the air cleaner and cover the carb up
At start up the car can run a bit rough but will get back to Normal fast once you get back to operating temp and burn off the… Continue