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restoring 79 pintos
« on: May 30, 2012, 09:55:28 PM »
I am restoring 2 1979 Pintos One is a one owner Silver with red interior auto trans the other is sportier Orange with sunroof white mags and orange plaid interior. My question is where to start I am in need of upholstry material headliner carpet  and other misc items. Where are some places to find these items?
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Re: restoring 79 pintos
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2012, 10:46:03 PM »
I saw Cookieboystoys post this in the shouts section the other day....  "google sms auto fabrics - you will have to match your material and have a local reupholster them for you. no place to buy nos/repop covers for pintos "   
All credit goes to him. :o
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Re: restoring 79 pintos
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2012, 11:09:51 AM »
So, where are you at in Tx?

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Re: restoring 79 pintos
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2012, 10:11:22 PM »
I am in Amarillo Tx and You?
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Re: restoring 79 pintos
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2012, 02:36:34 PM »
headliner & carpet can be bought on ebay. They are made to fit the car but I don't know if anyone has anything good or bad to say about them.
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Re: restoring 79 pintos
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2012, 04:58:47 PM »
I am in Amarillo Tx and You?


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Re: restoring 79 pintos
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2012, 11:12:16 PM »
Try ACC they usually can match the carpet and headliner material.