My '91 200T is showing it's age. The headliner fabric is separating from
it's support (I assume it's a cardboard type carrier).
I need advice on how to repair this - or should I look for a replacement at
If you search on Audifans under "headliner" and "tacks" or "pins" you'll see
what others have done - everything from getting a replacement from an
earlier model Audi (not sure of the year, possibly an '85 5000, without the
glued-in headliner) to totally ripping it out and forgoing a headliner
altogether (yuck) The problem is that the fabric is bonded to a foam, which
is glued to the headliner backing board. In order to replace it, you have
to cut the existing one out and glue a new one in. The ones in the wrecking
yards will probably have the same problems as yours - the foam disintegrates
over time. The best idea would be to look for the '85 (or so) headliner as
a replacement. It's not the same, but I'd say it's better than using
pushpins (which are like darts when you open the sunroof). I have yet to
hear about somebody doing a "Chia Pet" headliner - I'm sure it'll be any day
1987 Audi 5kTQ
1980 Audi 5k
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