YHO chronicles

Re: YHO chronicles

Postby maz_r » Sun 20.05.2018, 22:29

Finally, after a long long time, I've got the red carpet installed. Gone a big mad with the semi-shag pile on the rear bulkhead and the B posts. Gosh, it is hard to get flat carpet to wrap around the curves and bumps on the B posts.... Not very happy with the results, but it will do for now - I expect I'll be redoing those at sometime in the future.

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Re: YHO chronicles

Postby Jamie N » Mon 21.05.2018, 07:44

Nice work Maz, very tidy, the seats look great as well. Where did you get the mats?.
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Re: YHO chronicles

Postby dapinky » Mon 21.05.2018, 11:52

It's been a few years, but glad that you've got it sorted.

(I found that the 'only' way to form the right shape on the 'B' pillars was to heat the carpet with a hair dryer until it was possible to mold it round the plastic - I tried with a hot-air gun, but it started to soften the plastic, so went the 'slower' route. Took a long time, but by applying a bit of spray glue once you are started, it is possible to stick the carpet down on one edge, then heat the next bit and stretch it, allow it to cool and glue it...move on to next 6" etc etc.)
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Re: YHO chronicles

Postby muley » Mon 21.05.2018, 19:21

Jamie N wrote:Nice work Maz, very tidy, the seats look great as well. Where did you get the mats?.



I'm delighted you like the seats. :D


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Re: YHO chronicles

Postby maz_r » Mon 21.05.2018, 22:18

dapinky wrote:It's been a few years


dunno what you are on about Dave; it's only been 2 years.... That's quick for me.

Jamie N wrote:Where did you get the mats?


I got them from an eBay seller in the Netherlands, but I've had quite a long look and can't find any trace of them :(

muley wrote:I'm delighted you like the seats.


Shhh Jim - let me take some credit ;)
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Re: YHO chronicles

Postby maz_r » Mon 21.05.2018, 22:58

Forgot to mention that the outrigger on the off-side was in pretty good nick. Some surface rust down by the pedals but brushed off, treatment applied and then closed cell foam installed under the carpets.

To be honest, the seat mounting points/seat belt mount etc look like the car just came out of the factory - I was very very pleasantly surprised.
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Re: YHO chronicles

Postby dolmerob » Thu 24.05.2018, 08:27

Nice interior. Good work! I really like the seats also.
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