Elmas Xantia V6 and Musical Stuff

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Re: Elmas Xantia V6 and Musical Stuff

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James, great to see you back :D You have been missed ;)

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The headliner has finally let go.
Own work
Own work
Thankfully it's payday tomorrow so some headliner glue will be ordered.

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That's the first Xantia I've ever known that to happen on James...

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The V6 headliner is different, I assumed it was something to do with that.
Theres what looks like rust marks above the n/s rear passenger headrest, possibly when I take it out the cause will reveal itself in that area.
Or maybe they just ran out of glue and used Pritt Stick.

Whatever the cause I can thank the saggy headliner for being one of the reasons the car was sold at a price I could afford so it's a good problem.

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Save yourself the mess this job is and come over and get a headliner mate !

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Stickyfinger wrote:
24 Aug 2017, 18:37
Save yourself the mess this job is and come over and get a headliner mate !


That is a very good suggestion ;)

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CitroJim wrote:
25 Aug 2017, 06:06
Stickyfinger wrote:
24 Aug 2017, 18:37
Save yourself the mess this job is and come over and get a headliner mate !


That is a very good suggestion ;)

A blooming marvelous one I think.
It wasn't a job I was looking forward to with any excitement.
Thanks Alasdair, you've saved me from gluey hell.

Cheered me up as well.
I'm off sick today and feeling quite wretched.
Don't get sick pay so actually taking a day off means I'm really bad, usually struggle on.
Trying to get better fast, Dad's coming for dinner tonight.
I've only seen him once in the last 8 months so really don't want to spoil or cancel it.

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James, sorry to hear you're unwell?

Hope you soon recover and be back to your old self very soon...

Anything to avoid glue has got to be a good idea... I hate the stuff and it always ends badly whenever I try to use the stuff...

Did you receive a long email from me yesterday? I hope it did not just disappear into a big black hole as I spent a lot of time and mental energy typing it up ;)

No worries about a reply but just keen to know it reached its destination...

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The V6 headliner is different, I assumed it was something to do with that.
A likely story young man.............a classic case of heavy breathing and steamy windows has caused that! :shock:

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CitroJim wrote:
25 Aug 2017, 16:48
Did you receive a long email from me yesterday? I hope it did not just disappear into a big black hole as I spent a lot of time and mental energy typing it up ;)

No worries about a reply but just keen to know it reached its destination...

Yes it got through fine Jim.
I'm feeling better already, I think the long hours just caught up for a day.
Dad's keeping me busy visiting Beaulieu and HMS Victory so don't expect a reply until after the weekend.
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The V6 headliner is different, I assumed it was something to do with that.
A likely story young man.............a classic case of heavy breathing and steamy windows has caused that! :shock:

Shame the car came with it hanging.
The next ones mine to ruin myself.

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Drawing pins.....go for the quilted look !

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Knowing my luck the roof would also get the hedgehog look.
Tempted, may help with preventing the bird muck.

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Headliners can be such a pain. I took one down from my old 83 Station Wagon with the tropical roof.
Getting it back up was like wallpapering the ceiling in The Vatican......

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I'm prity handy with Xantia ones, they go back in fairly easily as the backing is stiff fibreglass.
I've not actually taken one out of another car but I understand they can be a nightmare as you suggest.

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Swapping a Xantia headlining is not too hard at all... One of the easier ones for sure and I don't see how a V6 one can be any different...

Excellent news on the email :)
elma wrote:
25 Aug 2017, 22:21
I'm feeling better already, I think the long hours just caught up for a day.
Excellent. Just like I find, taking a day off and going into stand-by for 24 hours or so can work wonders...
elma wrote:
25 Aug 2017, 22:21
Dad's keeping me busy visiting Beaulieu and HMS Victory so don't expect a reply until after the weekend.


Do have a very lovely time James :) Looking forward to hearing all about it soon ;)