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Old 02-05-2013, 10:04 PM
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Originally Posted by triple60squares View Post
if there is no molded carpets how do you keep from getting wrinkles in the carpet when its installed?
Installers at the factory used contact cement for the pieces along the drop at the door, and screws for the floor rugs to hold them in place. I suggest you get a copy of the Body/Trim Assembly Manual for your year of car as it will show and describe in step-by-step detail how it is installed.
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:38 PM
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Hey John who's the musician in the family? I noticed the music stand in the background of your beautiful trunk shot. (I'm a drummer meself)
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:54 AM
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I try to play a little guitar. Been trying for about 45 years now. Maybe I'll get good at it someday. It's a shame you're so far away. We've been looking for a good drummer for ages.

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Old 02-06-2013, 12:09 PM
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I bought the flooring and side material years back from MACs for my '58 and it was fine and matched the original well. Not long after I bought the spare tire cover and found it a poor match; eventually returned it. I would be curious as to what success others have had in getting a match on all 3 areas.

When I was a kid, my drum set (bass, snare, 2 toms) just fit into the trunk of my Dad's Squarebird, something we were impressed with . . . As I occasionally tell people: "That is a trunk! "

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