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#453655 - August 25, 2017 03:10 pm EDT Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric
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Has anyone found a suitable replacement fabric on the sunroof shade? It's very thin (maybe 1/16") foam backed fabric.

I've tried local upholsters but they are whats become a pretty typical level of poor service around here ("yeeeeah, we don't stock anything like that here. It will be at least 3 weeks and probably $50 shipping for thaaat...and it will probably be the wrong stuff when it gets here" [use a slack jawed accent for full effect]). The interweb is yielding poor results as well so far. Let me know if anyone has had any success on this.
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#453656 - August 25, 2017 03:13 pm EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Ben Stretch]
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When we redid headliner we just used felt, would that not work?
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#453657 - August 25, 2017 03:30 pm EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Bryan Lawrence]
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i guess so. so you just mean some felt from like from a fabric store? Were you happy with the the color and texture match versus OEM? With the sunshade I still have the OEM headliner right, so matching is more important since the new and old are right next to each other.


Edited by Ben Stretch (August 25, 2017 03:30 pm EDT)
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#453658 - August 25, 2017 03:45 pm EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Ben Stretch]
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Yeah and we used 3m 77 spray glue after scrubbing off what was there. Wasn't a concern for me as I completely changed it to Marvel but I am sure you could take it with you and try and match.
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#453659 - August 25, 2017 04:01 pm EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Bryan Lawrence]
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That's a good idea. I'll definitely take a look at that. Thanks Bryan.

Changed it to Marvel?


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#453664 - August 27, 2017 01:38 pm EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Ben Stretch]
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#453669 - August 28, 2017 04:42 pm EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Bryan Lawrence]
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Wow! Marvel as in the real deal. Love it!
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#453670 - August 28, 2017 07:21 pm EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Ben Stretch]
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Talk about a blast from the past lol

I heard the old headliner made its way to one of Stacey's cars. Glad it's still kicking.

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#453671 - August 28, 2017 11:00 pm EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Terry S]
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Originally Posted By Terry S
Talk about a blast from the past lol


I remember those days ... here is snapshot when that headliner was being born lol

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#453672 - August 29, 2017 10:03 am EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Terry S]
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Originally Posted By Terry S
Talk about a blast from the past lol

I heard the old headliner made its way to one of Stacey's cars. Glad it's still kicking.
Haha good times!!

Yes sir it's in Mrs Stacey's car! The new car has a sunroof so no go for me.
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#453673 - August 29, 2017 10:28 am EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Ben Stretch]
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I just ripped the whole shade out, stupid thing rattled and annoyed me, problem solved lol.
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#453674 - August 29, 2017 05:07 pm EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Jason Drew]
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That's the solution I'm currently working with, although I will try and fix it. Mine didn't rattle...at least not any louder than as my exhaust could drown out :-) Amazing how many squeaks and rattles a 3" exhaust fixes.
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#453676 - August 30, 2017 12:56 am EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Ben Stretch]
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Hey Ben shoot me a text the parts has a good cover i think.
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#453682 - August 30, 2017 08:24 am EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: John MacPhail]
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Okay, will do. I didn't realize you parts car had a sunroof.
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#453687 - August 30, 2017 06:55 pm EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: Ben Stretch]
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I have many parts cars, and can grant small to medium Wishes!!!!
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#453705 - September 01, 2017 09:20 am EDT Re: Replacement Sunroof Shade fabric [Re: John MacPhail]
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The only thing better than owning a parts car is having friend with a parts car...and when that friend has no car to use the parts on its even better.
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