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i just put fabric glue on while it was up not the best fix but easier than taking it all off

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Originally Posted by kayden101 View Post
interresting. dont mean to highjack but what year models will fit right in a 94-98 model..
I pulled mine out of an '01. I assume the 99-01 will drop in...not sure when Dodge went to the larger overhead design.

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Originally Posted by calteg View Post
I pulled mine out of an '01. I assume the 99-01 will drop in...not sure when Dodge went to the larger overhead design.
You said you pulled one from an '01, but you assumed that the 99-01 style retrofits. Now that it's a few months later, can you tell us if it fits? I need to replace my overhead console and the housing for the 94-98 style is no longer available - if I can go with the 99-01(or 02?), that will widen the possibilities... Thanks for any insight you can provide!

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i tried to reglue fabric to it and like 3 months later it started to sag again, so i pulled all the fabric off and hit the foam with duplicolor rubberized undercoat, and then my visors, overhead console, handles, etc with their fabric and vynal paint to match the black, it looks pretty good and i like it, except it smells like paint in the truck now and its like huffing everytime i drove anywhere, but the smell doesnt last too long

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the headliner material will need to be removed and new glued on; use the heavy 3m stuff
there are two levels of strength in that product

cause i am working on myheadliner right now

there is an outfit called raamaudio that deals in sound control for high end competition audio.
he has a product that is called ensolite it is sticky back and it KILLS sound reverberation.
its closed cell and its a flat black in color
it goes on easy and if the foam is removed with a knife it will stick to the fiber real nicely
i have done all of my cab with it ;inside the doors and all

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the Michael's fabric store down here had actual headliner in stock make sure you ask and see if they have it. Its nice stuff and was cheap, about 30 bucks with the glue!

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FYI, you might want to call your local fabric store to verify the size. I drove 45 minutes to my "local" store, I live out in the country you could say. They had foam backed grey and tan head liner material but it was only 54" wide which is not wide enough. you need at least 58" and that's a tight pull. I would recommend going to your local auto upholstery shop or online. I found this website and I'm thinking about ordering some from them. You can get by with 2 yards if your only doing the head liner in a club cab truck but if you want to do the visors you will need 3. Here is a link for that site.

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Great episode of Trucks, goes into headliner replacement and lots of other cool stuff for a 2nd gen.

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I just did mine used the kit from jc whitney. the tan was the same as my original. the hardest part was getting the old foam off. I used awire brush in drill

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A few tips for headliner work.

3M Super 77 spray adhesive

It can help having a small paint roller and new roller brush to help smooth and attach fabric to glue

Get some insulation and/or sound deadening mat to apply to roof when headliner is out

If you are considering adding cab clearance lights, now is the time to do it.

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