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While waiting on my overhaul, I decided to get the funk out of my interior.  I removed both lower side panels, I think they were original, removed nasty foam and fabric and bought a few yards of certified cloth and foam from Airtex and attached with durabond. About $100.  Also cleaned up my plastic with Alcohol and sprayed with Rustoleum.  Kept the armrests, but removed the wood grained vinyl decal and replaced with shelf paper cut to fit.  Repaired cracked plastic with several layers of polyfiber (i had some) glued with pvc cement.  Filled cracks with painters caulk prior to paining.  New screws should make it look almost new, cost about $35 to do all plastic.  Trying to not do my seats yet, but if engine delayed again I might..

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30 minutes ago, Keith20EH said:

While waiting on my overhaul, I decided to get the funk out of my interior.  I removed both lower side panels, I think they were original, removed nasty foam and fabric and bought a few yards of certified cloth and foam from Airtex and attached with durabond. About $100.  Also cleaned up my plastic with Alcohol and sprayed with Rustoleum.  Kept the armrests, but removed the wood grained vinyl decal and replaced with shelf paper cut to fit.  Repaired cracked plastic with several layers of polyfiber (i had some) glued with pvc cement.  Filled cracks with painters caulk prior to paining.  New screws should make it look almost new, cost about $35 to do all plastic.  Trying to not do my seats yet, but if engine delayed again I might..

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Looks terrific! Do your seats.......they’ll match all your other cool refreshing things .  :D

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The leather trim pieces glued to plastic and the arm rests I just painted with regular Rustoleum paint.   Did not think it would work, but has held up remarkably well.

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Sure makes my seats look old! Very happy with the low budget outcome.  Out with the mold, in with the new!

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Wow Keith!

That looks close to brand new... :)

Geeat pics.  Thanks for sharing them...

Best regards,

-a-

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Terrific look... and I’ll bet she’ll fly faster too!

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