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making my own interior what all do i need to do? some people told me i had to take the stuff out that i want to do and then i have to take the interior and then sowe it on i dunno if its right but i dunno so if someone would like to help me out that would be great
 

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I did it like this...

1) removed seats
2) removed headliner
3) removed carpeting
4) removed dash
5) strip cleaned the entire interior

painted it with some random color I had extra of and sprayed road deadener down.

Made my door panels the way I wanted em. put them back in

Fabricated the dash and then put that back in.

got the seats, cleaning them up and fabricating them accordingly...

cutting and welding supports and shit to make the seats fit as I want them to.

Trying to figure out the headliner instillation + buttons deal right now

waiting on carpet and dyno-mat stuff ..

then... put the headliner in. put the floor in. bolt the seats down
and my interior will be done. "I think?"

this is probably NOT how you should do it. but I have no garage or anything so I take everything out and bring it into my house. fix it up how I want it then bring it back out only to put it back on the car. heh.
 

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ok i will try to help you out with your seats first since thats the biggest part and everything else needs a whole seperate how to kind of written up...anyways remove your seats from the car/truck and undo everything holding them in on the bottoms..some cars have staples velcro....whatever but basically the fabric is more like a seat cover over the foam....once you have the material off mark each panel so that you know what each piece is cut notches like a small V on the backs of the seams where its a little flap about 1/4'' every 8''s or so.....you will see what im talking about....this is very important...after all those notches are in take a seam ripper and bust all the seams....take each panel and iron it flat...now you have a template for cutting the new fabric out with if you want to keep the original upholstery design...typically i would pin the panel to the fabric and go around the edges with a chalk pencil...this always makes the new panel a little bigger but it doesnt hurt anything and bigger is always better in upholstery....if the new fabric has designs to it make sure you line up the pin stripes or whatever it may be before cutting...once all your panels are cut out align the V's you notched out to face eachother throw a couple of pins in it and go hit the sewing machine...this post is getting long so im going to cut it short here...any other questions just ask
 
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