roof lining for HA van

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roof lining for HA van

Postby jo-ca-ha » Fri May 21, 2010 5:21 pm

Hi everyone, I am almost at the end of my wee HA van's restoration and need a roof lining for it.. Any ideas of a company in central Scotland that would supply and fit? :thanx:

Cheers,Andrew
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Re: roof lining for HA van

Postby bodyworx » Fri May 21, 2010 9:40 pm

Talk to OpelScott mate (PM him), he got the proper material etc and done the job himself.
Were in Scotland too, but depends where u are I guess!
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Re: roof lining for HA van

Postby madders » Mon Jan 24, 2011 9:20 am

Morning,

same question but applicable in West Yorkshire....also, does anyone know of a carpet set that's available for the van??

Been very lucky so far with new wings, slam (thanks Paul!!) front panel and new doors however the rear wheel arches and a petrol tank are proving somewhat difficult... still she's worth it!

regards

Chris :D
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Re: roof lining for HA van

Postby opelscott22 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:08 pm

Yeah Ive done a few headlinings. Only on HB and HC vivas though, never done a HA.
I get the material from Woolies trim, its not cheap but its the right stuff and makes the job much easier. You can use a standard sewing machine, I use a tesco cheapy one.
Id think about having a go yourself, its not really that difficult. Just be methodical and use the original as a template but give yourself extra material on the edges so you have somthing to pull on when its fitted.

Ive seen the work of a company in Glasgow somwhere, they werent cheap and I wouldnt give them a bike seat to retrim!!

I had never used a sewing machine before I did mine so theres not much skill involved, just a fair bit of time.

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Re: roof lining for HA van

Postby midlands_nick » Fri May 06, 2011 6:06 pm

are they cloth in a standard van then?? the one in the Roma is made of white faced hardboard
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Re: roof lining for HA van

Postby pbottomley » Fri May 06, 2011 8:13 pm

Email Deon on here, he knows a chap who does head-linings at a reasonable price.. but he needs the old one to use as a template if I remember right. :goodluck:
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Re: roof lining for HA van

Postby Norbert67 » Sun Nov 13, 2011 2:49 pm

Hallo,

Our 67 van has no liner at all,its not mobile yet but i am
not looking forward to the heat.
Do you have a photo of it installed?

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