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I purchased a new headliner manufacturered by TMI and purchased headliner glue from NPD. I found out yesterday that the NPD headliner glue EATS the TMI headliner. It literally ate holes in a few spots. Where it did not eat holes, it caused the fabric to expand. Of course where the seams are for the listings, there is more fabric so the expansion rate is different. This gaurantees wrinkles! I am switching to Weldwood contact cement to finish the job. Just wanted to pass along the warning. Oh yeah, when I went to install the a-pillar trim I bought, it turned out to be from a coupe so it was too long by about an inch to fit the a-pillar on my sportsroof. That was $65 down the drain. Anyone need a tan colored a-pillar for their 70 or 69 hardtop (haha)?

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It wasn't 3M was it?


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No, it was a product which started with an "I". White label and has a self-applicator. I used Weldwood in the red can today and it worked great!!! Did not soften the fabric at all.

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Bummer, Ken. Hope you were able to stretch it out enough so the holes weren't a problem. Been there, done that. Now I usually just use the spray stuff. Used sparingly, it works great (but you have to be careful where you spray *LOL*).

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As you discovered, Wilwood works very well for headliners. I couldn't get it to melt/soften my headliner no matter how hard I tried. Just beware of the aroma. . . . .

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My headliner was made by Distinctive and I was shocked when that happened to mine too. The adhesive in question is "Weld-On"... something. I got it from NPD but I found most vendors peddle the same product.
I recommend something a bit milder like 3M weatherstrip adhesive

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