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Offline stillboardin

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1968 Headrests
« on: February 24, 2010, 09:24:57 AM »
I have the factory 1968 headrests in my coupe and am trying to get info on the best way to fix splits and cracks in them.  At first I thought that buying covers from a 69 would work but since the originals were more of a vinyl covered foam I don't think that would look very good.

Is there a way, short of sending them off to Just Dashes, to fix them?

68 Coupe
8R01J131182
Owned since 1981
Currently in various stages of restoration

Offline caspian65

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Re: 1968 Headrests
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2010, 11:24:29 AM »
I don't know of any way you could possibly fix those and make them look correct.  It would take a lot of time for a vinyl repair man to do it and you would still see irregularities in the surface.  I would recommend finding a better pair or if you aren't too concerned about originality, have vinyl or leather covers custom made to match the seats.
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Offline J_Speegle

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Re: 1968 Headrests
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2010, 09:18:47 PM »
Should be able to purchase some original/factory style material and have any good uph shop cover them
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