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Old 07-11-2002, 01:19 PM   #1
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How do you repair cracks in the headliner of a 1985 325 Motorhome

We have some cracks in the headliner of our motorhome.
They are in the cockpit headliner and in the side on the bottom of the overhead compartments plus the back headliner over the twin beds.
If you have suggestions on how to fix these or know of info available on this site or others please advise.
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Old 07-14-2002, 03:35 PM   #2
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I tried evry thing I could use to repair similiar cracks around the aircraft style reading lights in my motorhome. The only thing that has held up and lookes decent was flexible silicon caulk that came in a "mottled" look. It will fill the crack. I am still not happy with the repair, and would like to eventually remove the panels and repair them from the inside. My fix looks ok, and has stopped the cracks from spreading thus far- about 6 months.
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Old 07-14-2002, 07:21 PM   #3
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Drilling tiny a hole at the very end of the crack often stops it from continuing. This will at least help until a final, permanent repair.
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Call a good detailing shop. They should be able to refer you to a person who works on plastic dashes etc. I had a similar problem. I got the name of a person who works on leather and plastic. This guy showed up with all of his repair epoxies and airbrush. within a couple of hours he had my dash repaired and repainted. These guys are like artists. It's not the cheapest approach but it works. He used some kind of laquer paint made specifically for plasitc. My dash was a simple brown. If you're overhead area is a multi-color it could be trickier to match but it's amazing what these guys can do with the airbrush.

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