I cut out two pieces of panel board that was used for the downstairs walls.
Where I wanted curved edges I slightly cracked the panel board every two
inches or so.
Once the 1/4" foam and the material were applied, you couldn't even see that
is was panel board.
It was also very rigid and durable, too.
1949 Chev 1/2 Ton Deluxe Cab
----- Original Message -----
From: John Rockefeller <email@example.com>
To: Charles Culver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: oletrucks <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, May 28, 1995 10:18 PM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Headliner question
> I replaced the headliner in my 49 3100 two summers ago with a new
> liner and was really dissapointed. The liner kept sagging when the
> got a little humid. Well here in Wisconsin in the summer that's about
> every day.
> I replaced the cardboard with a tin headliner that I made out of a piece
> tin that I had left over from a roofing job I did on my house. I traced
> the cardboard
> and cut the tin to shape and size, then I guled a piece of black vinyl,
> kind you
> use as a table cloth, to the tin and no more sagging. You can't tell it's
> not cardboard
> unless you tap it. I love it! If it's a choice between a sagging piece
> and a fiberglass headliner.......I'd go with the fiberglass.
> John "Rock" Rockefeller
> 1949 3100 "Eeyore"
> > From: Charles Culver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: oletrucks list <email@example.com>
> > Subject: [oletrucks] Headliner question
> > Date: Saturday, May 27, 2000 1:54 PM
> > I'm about to replace the headliner in my '50 3600. What I have is the
> > 2-piece cardboard, with the floating center bow. I see that American
> > Classic Truck Parts sells both the 2-piece cardboard headliner, which
> > replace what I have, and also a 1-piece fiberglass headliner. Has
> > had experience with the 1-piece fiberglass headliner in an AD truck? I
> > would prefer this to the cardboard if it will fit, but would like to
> > from someone else who knows first hand.
> > Thanks!
> > Smokey Culver
> > '50 3600 5-window (mine)
> > '56 3600 (hers)
> > League City, Texas
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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