I'm a little late on this but I can add a bit to what Paul says. When I did my
72B, the previous owner had glued in all the carpet pieces and it was a real
pain to remove. So with that lesson, I installed the new carpet with minimal
glue. I used a 3M spray adhesive, and I lightly sprayed the sill and rear arch
pieces. The heel board attached with screws as I recall. The tunnel piece,
floor pieces, and rear had less need to secure, and definitely not requiring
From: mgs-bounces at autox.team.net [mailto:mgs-bounces at autox.team.net] On
Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 9:57 AM
To: mgs at autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [Mgs] Adhesive suggestions for carpet and seats
Carpet does need gluing on sills, rear arches, and heel board. (Toe boards?
Can't remember). It's true floor carpets don't - the rear is retained by the
seat runners, the front by three snaps each side.
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> And do NOT glue the carpets ! ! !