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Just received a 3 door ST headlining kit off eBay for father's Day.

I know some members on here have done the same swap, what I want to know is:-

A, Is there a guide to fitting it      somewhere?

B,  What are, if any, problems I     may encounter

I have the headlining, A,B and C, pillar trims grab handles etc.

My current setup looks the same as the ST one only mine is that horrible cream colour, and the ST is dark gray. 

Any advice lads, thanks in advance, Chris.

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Speak to @yunii as he did it recently I believe...

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40 minutes ago, EddyOS said:

Speak to @yunii as he did it recently I believe...

Yes i'm willing to help with pleasure.

No if you ask me its straight forward.

Just ensure you have extra pair of hands. Whilst you remove trims. I didnt do a guide but the route i took was pretty much straight forward. Just time consuming. I did mine in around under 3 hrs.took my time as i did additional submarine light in in rear.

@Wilto  pm me when you need to.

Yunii

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Bear in mind higher spec models have more loom so more time consuming re -routing  loom on new lining.

Yunii

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I kept my original loom on the car as it was a lot easier to do and had all the same connectors including the one for the submarine light at the front. 

Like yunii said it's a lot easier when dropping the old headliner and refitting the new one to get another pair of hands. The rest of the time it's just a case of taking you time and remember where the screws go. You may need a couple of the white clips for the a pillar they are also used ion the trim in the boot side panels. Good luck it's worth it. 

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Thanks guys, the only thing is I'm going to be doing it on my own, ha should be fun,
Good luck mate. I suggest start at front & rest it on full raised front headrests until you remove sides & rear. Then once all free to drop remove them. You will need to remove rear D pillar trims & the parcel shelf trims from boot side & I undid screws & left it dangling.will make it easier. Also fold flat rear seats.
You will need gaffer tape , stanley knife.
Gently remove washer tube thats glued to headlining & then that can be taped back on new .remember its exact route so it doesnt get trapped in anything.

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I kept my original loom on the car as it was a lot easier to do and had all the same connectors including the one for the submarine light at the front. 
Like yunii said it's a lot easier when dropping the old headliner and refitting the new one to get another pair of hands. The rest of the time it's just a case of taking you time and remember where the screws go. You may need a couple of the white clips for the a pillar they are also used ion the trim in the boot side panels. Good luck it's worth it. 
Nice Father's Day president IMG_2529.thumb.JPG.bb44750504165d780cd8b10cf25109b2.JPGIMG_2532.thumb.JPG.0f271615f69ac62ec23227430c0960a8.JPG
 
 
@Tangodaz
You noted that submarine light doesnt fit properly in the centre roof maplight surround.
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yes its a bit if a pain did yours fit okay or did you need to modify it?

 

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yes its a bit if a pain did yours fit okay or did you need to modify it?
 
No i didnt do anything yet. I'm in falkirk at the moment. Got here 2hrs ago.
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Thanks guys, I've got the white clips all intact on the kit I bought also it's got the washer pipe attached too. The only thing it didn't come with was the front courtesy light, but I already have one on my existing headlining. 

So is this the correct order to strip out.

Remove A pillar trim.

Remove B pillar trim along with seat belt. Also trim above rear window (mine's a 3 door)

Remove C pillar trim.

Remove D pillar trim

Remove grab handles and sun visors.

Remove headlining.

Does this sound about right?

Thanks for your help guys.

 

 

 

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