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PostSubject: Headliner strip install   Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:17 pm

This may be a silly question but are the plastic headliner strips supposed to be snapped into place or slipped on from the end? I tried just snapping a scrap piece onto one of the rails for a test and it was a real pain. My strips are reproductions.

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PostSubject: Re: Headliner strip install   Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:28 pm

i believe they slide on

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PostSubject: Re: Headliner strip install   Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:03 pm

I'm starting to think that as well.

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PostSubject: Re: Headliner strip install   Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:13 pm

can you slide them on with the front and rear windshields in?
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PostSubject: Re: Headliner strip install   Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:13 am

I've never tried the repro ones, but all the originals I have messed with snapped onto the metal bows.

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PostSubject: Re: Headliner strip install   Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:44 pm

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can you slide them on with the front and rear windshields in?

If the package tray is removed, I think I can slide them on from the back.
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PostSubject: Re: Headliner strip install   Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:48 pm

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I've never tried the repro ones, but all the originals I have messed with snapped onto the metal bows.

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I've wondered if the originals were more pliable than the repros. I'm afraid I'll damage something if I try snapping these on. did you have to fight the strips to get them on?
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PostSubject: Re: Headliner strip install   Thu Sep 18, 2014 1:47 pm

You did have to use a fair amount of pressure to snap them on, but if you tilt the strip to one side, it will go on much easier.

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PostSubject: Re: Headliner strip install   Thu Sep 18, 2014 9:17 pm

Thanks John.

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PostSubject: Re: Headliner strip install   Sat Sep 20, 2014 4:34 am

I asked Mopar Mel too since they were his repros and he concurred. Has anyone found another supplier for these strips?

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