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Green Headliner Foam ---65---Custom


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1 hour ago, Ted "Wildcat65" Nagel said:

Here is the headliner on the Sea Foam 65 on ebay now.  Looks like it was a vinyl material.  Is that correct?  

No comment on the steering wheel please!

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This one is correct for the Riviera.  Foam was never used from the factory.

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My black 63 has white leather and a white headliner. The 64 was originally diplomat blue with blue seats and blue headliner. The silver cloud 65 has black seats and a silver headliner. 

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29 minutes ago, jframe said:

I thought all first generation Rivieras used a silver colored headliner, regardless of interior?

My 64 had a white interior with white headliner.  One of my 65's had the dark green interior and had the headliner pictured above.  My other 65 had a black interior with a silver headliner.  All 3 were original cars.

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1 hour ago, Pat Curran said:

My 64 had a white interior with white headliner.  One of my 65's had the dark green interior and had the headliner pictured above.  My other 65 had a black interior with a silver headliner.  All 3 were original cars.

Wow, learn something every day, thanks for the info.

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12 minutes ago, jframe said:

Wow, learn something every day, thanks for the info.

My original headliner is green......saddle interior had a saddle headliner, blue interior had a blue headliner, black interiors had the silver headliner. I'm not sure what color the white interior headliners were....I would assume they were white, perhaps someone could chime in. Nobody makes the correct mint green headliner material for a 65 Riviera. I would assume most folks redo them

in  silver.

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The majority from the ONE MAJOR headliner supplier uses ALMOST exclusively a white headliner & spray dyes it the color requested.  The problem with green & sometimes blue is that there are so many variteys  & shades they are almost impossible to match.  I have sent them pieces that were under moldings, etc. hidden from sun, smoke, etc. & they matched them pretty close so I was in the end happy.  

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17 hours ago, Pat Curran said:

My 64 had a white interior with white headliner.  One of my 65's had the dark green interior and had the headliner pictured above.  My other 65 had a black interior with a silver headliner.  All 3 were original cars.

From Wildcat World this is the same paradigm.  Only the color for the custom interior headliner was applied to the foam as above Electra interior.  The general color data is available in the Color and Trim book but I am looking  for a vendor that can make that green in vinyl dye.  Ames has the dark green I need .

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Did someone create that headliner from foam sheet?

 

I'm wanting to do a modern style hard headliner, probably from ABS plastic sheet covered with some black material. It's not in the style of this forum, but i'm wanting to do "starlight" headliner, using fiber optics. Pretty neat stuff.

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