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    Thread: Self made headliner board?

    1. Member quiksilver6's Avatar
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      04-02-2015 10:30 AM #1
      Curious if anyone has ever carved up different material in place of a stock headliner board? Just trying to save a buck. My car came without one, and I wanted to dampen some noise and clean it up cheap for now. I have a sunroof but have been considering just deleting it to fix leaks. The only interior upper parts I have for now are all the pillars. I have foam sheeting from work I thought of trying.

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      04-02-2015 12:32 PM #2
      I'm in the same boat as you. Thinking of trying to modify a mk3 board, which is much easier to find

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      04-02-2015 11:22 PM #3
      I tried building one out of 1/8 " and 1/4" foam core...... didn't turn out so well. If you can accomplish it, definately post up a step-by-step. Was beyond me.
      I'm currently out of my mind, but feel free to leave a message.

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      04-03-2015 04:21 PM #4
      Foam board is not a bad idea... I may just do that instead of the bow style I was thinking of doing.

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      04-03-2015 04:47 PM #5
      its going to be tough to make especially with no template to replicate.

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      04-03-2015 05:07 PM #6
      I would find someone on here who is selling one. have them cut it in to 3 pieces to ship(cheaper). Then fiberglass it back together. I used to work in a trim shop and its amazing what you can do with some fiberglass, duct tape and cardboard.

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      04-03-2015 05:55 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by 9898glx View Post
      I would find someone on here who is selling one. have them cut it in to 3 pieces to ship(cheaper). Then fiberglass it back together. I used to work in a trim shop and its amazing what you can do with some fiberglass, duct tape and cardboard.
      Agreed! On my build I cut up my MK2 headliner and joined it to a MK4 headliner after fitting the MK4 sunroof. I know I will look awesome once finished, but it was a huge job to say the least!

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