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Carpet Question

Postby jpsmit » Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:44 am

Anyone used these guys? Anyone know anything about them?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vauxhall-Viva ... _638wt_905
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Re: Carpet Question

Postby oli8925 » Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:04 pm

Don't know I'm afraid, but for only £8 more you can buy from Coverdale. As they have the same suggestion though I would guess they're from the same supplier.
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Re: Carpet Question

Postby shamm » Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:36 pm

Coverdale are rubbish and don't fit :(
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Re: Carpet Question

Postby oli8925 » Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:50 pm

Well there's my whole plan gone to pot :(
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Re: Carpet Question

Postby BobbyMel » Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:55 pm

Agree with Steve, Coverdale are rubbish.

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Re: Carpet Question

Postby Painter an » Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:00 pm

Hi I re carpeted my gt with carpet off eBay gel backed you cut it over sized heat back with heat gun press down over curves bumps etc when it cools stays in shape only costs £20 for 2mtrs x2mtres
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Re: Carpet Question

Postby oli8925 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 5:31 am

Sounds like a lot of work and I'd probably get it wrong. Is there any decent carpet available for a Viva then?
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Re: Carpet Question

Postby jpsmit » Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:47 am

oli8925 wrote:Sounds like a lot of work and I'd probably get it wrong. Is there any decent carpet available for a Viva then?


+1 that's my question as well, thanks!
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Re: Carpet Question

Postby Icedmunkie » Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:29 pm

I decided to get my carpet from Coverdale but not one of there made up ones I got the carpet in a roll and will fit it by hand, I didn't want braid or *Bleep* on mine. Cost about 30 quid with underlay tacks etc.

Personally I don't want a fitted one, I will get my old carpet and cut a template from that.
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Re: Carpet Question

Postby droopsnoot » Wed Feb 29, 2012 7:21 pm

I'm in the process of replacing the carpet in my Firenza - the old one was made to fit something, but perhaps a Victor as there was a fair bit of spare carpet in some places and not quite enough in others.

My plan is to cut the individual shapes for rear section, transmission tunnel and the two front footwells then somehow shape it and join it back together. As you can guess, I won't be throwing the old bit out for a while yet. I bought a piece of black carpet 6'6" x 11' a couple of years ago, and that's ample, in fact probably will have enough to make a boot carpet. This afternoon I've cut the sections out, tomorrow I shall start trimming one of them to fit, perhaps the transmission tunnel so I can block the gearlever hole up and stop mice getting in (which is what prompted me to do this in the first place).
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