Anyways long story short, the drains cracked and the headliner started to sag. I had my liner nearly removed on arrival at the upholsterer, only left a couple of points in. Even thos of us that live in climates that have both heat and cold? Headliner Update It took about two months from when I first noticed the headliner loose in a couple of places to it coming undone in all of the deeply recessed areas. Once thats all done you can drop the headliner. Once everything is in place the layup only takes 15 minutes.
Not likely to be a sunroof seal! You will find a sweet spot where one fastener will tighten up a large area. Simply remove the card holding the old material, plus any residue, and apply the headlining back to the card, before re-installing this into the cabin roof of your Land Rover. Let me know how your project is going and if you were able to find replacement material for the headliner. I can walk you through the process over the phone step by step either replacing your Headliner or Repairing your Sunroof, Even helping you locate those hard to find Water Leaks. The old foam is miserable gummy sticky goey stuff. That's what I suspected, so I cleaned the sunroof drains the best I could this morning. It looks a lot better than the sag and if you ever want to recover it you still can.
This headliner installation may take more than one can of adhesive - you can add more with the adhesive option only one comes with the kit. I was able to track it down to being cracks in the drains on the sunroofs. If the engine is running and you shut the door and reopen it the lights will come back on. The lacquor on the paintwork is the same. Most shops dont want to remove the headliner board because it takes time and money to do such a job, but is the only way to see with your own eyes where the water is coming from. So off I started painting! I am new to Land Rover, just picked up a 2000 Land Rover Discovery.
When I pulled the headliner cloth material off that's what I discovered, powdery foam. Next take a look at your shitty headliner and figure out where you should put the fasteners. I also ran a cable for a reverse camera if I ever chose to add one. I guess it is most likely to be those bolts for the roof rail. They come in many styles.
I did a layup dry run and discovered that I needed 4 assistants to hold up the corners while I started from the center. Once I got it out, I removed the old fabric and started scrubbing the old glue off. Also -- the headliner is just like any other car. This headliner kit installation should take approximately 3 to 4 hours to complete depending on the vehicle and complexity of the installation. Hello, just noticed your post. I too have a stained headliner, mainly above the rr passenger door.
Sunroof repair: I can't take credit for this fix, I saw some guy on YouTube do this. I'll upload more pictures once it is installed, but here it is with no headliner, the painted headliner etc. What I decided to do was paint the headliner with truck bed liner because I'm no good with fabrics. Fabric glued to a backing board. You must remove the headliner to do this. The assistants are essential, but they don't need to be experts, just reliable.
We have some installation tutorials to help you install your headliner, they can be seen by. I scraped all that loose foam stuff off and sanded it smooth. I have owned a lot of cars over the years and not had any issues with headliners. To do this you the tip of your finger to hold up the headliner. I scraped it all off and using a spray glue adhesive I attached a new piece of cloth to the cardboard.
This isn't going so well. Long story short I don't have the right camera and gave up haha. I'm tryin to post pics but theres a database error. The bad news is that I am getting water again in the right front corner after the new headliner is installed. This is my first post, so go easy haha. Has anyone had their headliner start to come unglued? The drains seem nearly impossible to get to though? I kept the headliner out for a while and waited for a good rainstorm. The last 3% in a few patches wasn't worth removing.