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If I'm not mistaken the headliner in my '62 is wool ??

It is in good shape, but could use a GOOD cleaning..

what product(s) do I use and/or not use to clean it up a bit?
 

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Cleaning Wool Headlining.

I would suggest a dry foam, either wipe or spray (Valet is a good one). The problem with the wool is two fold. Firstly, on the later models the change from tacks and staples was made to Adhesive and on most wool headlining's where adhesive was used (especially smokers cars) there will be visible marks where it has been applied this is because the lining has been effectively sealed on the inside with the adhesive application. I have not yet seen any cleaner which will get the lining clean enough to eliminate this witnessing. Second, if you choose to use a water based solution, do not soak the lining, it WILL shrink and give you more probs than you bargained for.
Hope this helps. Col.
 

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Hi Colin
Thanks for your input
Love to see some Photos of your car
Is the RR back on the road?
I use to have RR 1 loved it but Wife didn’t like the steering (to light)
Moved to Bentley’s and love them have the RT at present
I went for this as I don’t like the Arnage Back end looks like a Rover 75
The Wife loves to drive it which is good (no Nagging)
What is your Job at Bentley?
Michael
 

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Re: Cleaning Wool Headlining.

jacko said:
I would suggest a dry foam, either wipe or spray (Valet is a good one)...
Does Valet have a website, is it avalible in the states?

Thank you for help.
 

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Car Pics nd More

Hello again BM. I do have pics from when purchased, stripped repaired and during rebuild. When I get time I'll pop them in.
I am the The Senior Engineer in the Seats Technology Function, also responsible for Hide Cut & sew. As you may have gathered my background is and has always been in trim, time served Coach trimmer @ RR.
 
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