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Hello,

I'll soon be replacing the headliner in my 66. I've doen it before, and it is not especially difficult.

Most of you say however to use the holes the bows came out of. Well, just to do that, I marked all holes last time. In my car the lower set of holes were used.

I've also heard many of you guys say to be sure to use the upper holes, to give more headroom. Headroom is a luxury in a 66 and I'm not even that tall.....

So, do I use the lower because they were originally used? Or, do I use the upper for more headroom? Will my bows even fit in the upper holes, or will they be under too much pressure?

Anyone that has anything to say about this, please do. I'd like the extra headroom, but I'd also like to make sure the liner will hang right.

TIA

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It's my understanding, the different hole locations were to provide an adjustment capability for a loose fitting headliner. If you can get a proper fit using the upper holes to gain a bit of head room as well, why not.

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I'd go ahead and use the uppers. The bows actually aren't really put under any more pressure, because if you look, the holes are offset up and back.


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