Current Classifieds

71-73 Pinto Parts

Date: 06/06/2019 10:47 am
Offenhauser 6114 dp
Date: 09/12/2017 10:26 pm
79 pinto steering column
Date: 08/18/2018 02:00 pm
Crane Cam
Date: 02/26/2018 07:50 am
parting out 1975 & 80 pintos
Date: 04/28/2018 04:12 pm
Misc pinto parts 71-73 2.0
Date: 05/05/2020 11:56 pm
free transmissions
Date: 11/28/2019 10:21 am
Need Clutch & Brake Pedal
Date: 12/23/2016 06:16 pm
73 actuator for heater blend door
Date: 09/19/2019 04:43 pm
Need Interior Panels
Date: 07/09/2018 04:59 pm
77 Caliper Bolt
Date: 08/21/2018 04:02 pm
'76 Wagon

Date: 06/07/2021 10:26 pm

Author Topic: headliner help  (Read 1406 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline D1

  • Pinto Member
  • **
  • Posts: 76
  • FeedBack: +0/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Another Pinto Driver

  • Total Badges: 6
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Fifth year Anniversary Mobile User Poll Voter Windows User
headliner help
« on: May 07, 2013, 07:34:17 PM »
Anyone ever tried this product

http://www.stockinteriors.com/BowHeadliner.asp?Itemid=11804&MakeId=8&ModelId=203

I have an 80 wagon, however these stop at 79 should be the same right?

my biggest concern is how to tuck the sides and ends in once I get the bows back in and have it centered in the car.
Thanks
May the Lord bless

Romans 14:11(KJV)

Offline D.R.Ball

  • Pinto Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 558
  • FeedBack: +36/-2
  • Gender: Male

  • Total Badges: 5
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Tenth year Anniversary Poll Voter Windows User Fifth year Anniversary
Re: headliner help
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2013, 08:37:02 PM »
Yes they should fit. The sides tuck under the plastic rail that's along the sides. You might have to remove the windshield to put the front of the headliner under the seal. Get the  Ford body/chassis book for your year of car and it has a lot of pictures and instructions  etc....The web page(stockinteriors .com) should have instructions as well.

Offline dave1987

  • Pinto Sr. Master
  • ******
  • Posts: 3431
  • FeedBack: +25/-0
  • Gender: Male

  • Total Badges: 11
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Tenth year Anniversary Poll Voter Mobile User Apple User Linux User Windows User 1000 Posts Fifth year Anniversary Photographer
Re: headliner help
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2013, 10:54:17 PM »
The headliner is stapled to the sides on the right and left, and there are triangular cut outs on a piece of metal under the rear cargo area panel which you stretch the headliner and the hooks grab and cut through to hold it in place. At the windshield area, the windshield needs to be pulled and it wraps around the upper lip of the windshield frame. Be sure to seal the corners of the windshield really well upon re-install, those are the most common areas to have pooling and leaks.

You will need to get a new windshield gasket, steel rubber carries it, about $96 shipped with a charter member 10% discount, or around $110 shipped without.

I just did this in my '73 wagon I have some pictures if you need some visual.
1978 Ford Pinto Sedan - Family owned since new

Remembering Jeff Fitcher with every drive in my 78 Sedan.

I am a Pinto Surgeon. Fixing problems and giving Pintos a chance to live again is more than a hobby, it's a passion!

Offline D1

  • Pinto Member
  • **
  • Posts: 76
  • FeedBack: +0/-0
  • Gender: Male
  • Another Pinto Driver

  • Total Badges: 6
    Badges: (View All)
    Topic Starter Signature Fifth year Anniversary Mobile User Poll Voter Windows User
Re: headliner help
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2013, 06:29:13 AM »

You will need to get a new windshield gasket, steel rubber carries it, about $96 shipped with a charter member 10% discount, or around $110 shipped without.

I just did this in my '73 wagon I have some pictures if you need some visual.


I have an 80 wagon I ma sure there will not be much difference in the install, except for the windshield in mine is glued in, however I could use a visual aid for this project if its not too much trouble.  either post a link or you can email them to me by using the buttons on here
Thanks
May the Lord bless

Romans 14:11(KJV)