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Old 10-06-2006, 06:01 PM   #1
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headliner replacement ?

What is the best way to clean off old foam and adhesive and install new insulating headliner or should this be left to an airstream dealer.

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Originally Posted by bikestreamer
What is the best way to clean off old foam and adhesive and install new insulating headliner or should this be left to an airstream dealer.

Lacquer thinner does a great job for us.

Make sure that you have plenty of ventilation.


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Old 10-06-2006, 09:43 PM   #3
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Do you have the "droopy ceiling" syndrome that so many of our mid-90's Airstreams have? Are you aware that as installed the headliner material extends back under the cabinetry in most cases? This complicates a simple removal, clean up, and replacement. You might do a search using the search tool found on the menu bar at the top of this page and read the various threads that have dealt with this all-too-common problem. You will find some photos of ceilings that have been improved by a variety of methods, some quite attractive, without replacement. Best wishes in finding a solution that fits you and your Airsteam. ~G
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