You will need
- - the material for plating;
- - a brush or roller;
- - sandpaper;
- - gasoline or acetone;
- - plywood;
- - foam;
- - screws.
Pick a good material for plating. It is best to use special automobile leather, it stretches very well and is sufficient wear resistant. If it seems too expensive, buy an ordinary leather or other material, the main requirement – good ability to stretch as a common thread, and duck.
As the adhesive thermoplastic hire a professional Shoe glue, two-component. It must be diluted with acetone, it has an unpleasant odour, dries quickly and provides good grip. In extreme cases, take a normal glue "Moment".
Start with plastic parts since they are easier to work, and you will be able to practice. Scuff the plastic with sandpaper, paying special attention to the internal corners, depressions and turnover bend tissue. Degrease gasoline or acetone.
Pay attention to the details form. If they are too convex, the material is difficult to stretch to the required size, so it's best to cut out and sew on the sewing machine so that the details were a little less necessary (stretch).
Apply glue to the plastic material and three layers. Every time wait for drying of the previous layer is not less than 30 minutes. After applying the third coat also wait half hour and apply the material onto the fabric, trying to be right.
Heat the material in small venues (no more than 10x10 cm)with a hair dryer and smooth roller or by hand. The glue will melt and securely glue the material and plastic. Pull the corners so that there are no wrinkles.
Next, start the cording doors. Old surface better tear but can be glued directly on it (in this case, the adhesive consumption is 2-3 times greater, because it is necessary completely to impregnate the fabric).
Start with the center of the door and gradually move to the edges. Unlike plastic parts, covered with a cloth map material must be stretched as much as possible.
If no breakdown to pull the material on the car door gently does not work, do a soft cushion of foam rubber. To do this, cut out from plywood detail of the required size, place the foam on top and fit an its the same material. Secure the pillow to the door with screws.
Advice 2: How to remove door trim Accent
Car Hyundai Accent currently in great demand. This is Due to its relatively low price and practicality. In its price segment it occupies one of the main places. However, the owners of even such a budget automobiles sooner or later there is a desire to upgrade your iron horse. Many start with the interior. And this raises a lot of questions. For example, how to remove door trim?
You will need
- A set of screwdrivers, the user manual for your car,a small piece of wood.
Select the location where you will make the procedure of dismantling the door trim panel. This can be done in the yard of your house if the weather is warm and dry. But the best option is a garage. In it you can not be afraid of bad weather. And much more comfortable to deal with car repairs in the room than on the street. Note that the surface on which is your car, should be smooth. Apply the Parking brake to lock the car. Open the hood and remove the negative battery terminal. This will prevent a short circuit when you disconnect the leads the electric Windows and alarm.
Maximally open the door, from which you will remove the plating. If the door is not held in the maximally open state, it is necessary to fix. You can use a small piece of wood to insert between the door and the car body just below the upper hinge. Remove all things that are in the door. Remove all overhead items. It could be the plugs or the edging of the buttons window.
Now Unscrew all the screws that secure the door trim. Their location you can find in user manual for your car. Try to remember, and best of all to record where a screw was, as they can vary slightly in diameter or length. Now move the housing lever opening a door in the side of the vehicle and pull it out. The lever smoothly out of the slot and disconnect.
Now the trim is held only on the plastic latches. Find their location. In these places, gently press the edge of the trim panel and gently pull. So you open the latch. Now you need to carefully remove the sheathing a couple of inches. Carefully disconnect all wires going to the buttons window and column. Thereafter, the door trim would be to keep and can be freely removed.
Advice 3: How to fit a leather torpedo
Every car owner dreams that his iron horse looked at the highest level. Many begin to convert your car appearance. However, equally important is the interior of the car. Seat can be put on the covers. And what to do with a torpedo? A very good option to fit a torpedo skin. However, services for this service will take a considerable amount of money, so you can do it yourself.
You will need
- Automotive leather, tracing paper, drawing supplies, scissors, stationery knife, glue, thread, needle, heat gun
Start with the dismantling of the torpedo from the car. For this throw off with the battery negative cable to avoid electric shock. Unscrew all the screws that hold the torpedo. Look in the manual. There you will find a detailed diagram of the location of all screws and latches. Don't forget to remove the wheel. To get the torpedo out of the salon best through the right front door.
Now you need to choose the material and the method of its mounting on the torpedo. There are several options. Real leather has a rather high price, but looks great. Faux leather is priced lower, however, inferior to the real in some characteristics. The ideal solution is to choose a car skin. It fits all the characteristics as designed specifically for use in the car.
Make pattern for covering torpedoes. For this you can use tracing paper or cheap material. Gently try to fathom all the removal of the torpedo. Note that the material you need to take stock. You also need to choose the mounting method. For black skin is best suited in white thread. But it is necessary very carefully to make the seam, to make it look beautiful. Don't forget that the skin should fix on the dashboard, so she was not going to fold and not off to one side. To do this, use a special glue.
After production of the pattern is neatly cut out from the skin. This blank should be tried on a torpedo. Ensure all exact fit. If some part of the ruggedly suitable, it should be customized. Convinced of the accuracy of the workpiece, you can start wrapping. Start from the top. Carefully lubricate the adhesive surface of the torpedo and pull the skin so that there was not one crease. Best to warm the leather construction and a Hairdryer. In this way you need to fit all of the panel.
When the torpedo is covered, we can start the processing of the seams. Note that they will depend on the appearance of your torpedoes. When working with the torpedo is finished, leave it in a warm place and allow to dry properly. After drying, you can install the dashboard back into the interior.