The upholstery on the car is all messed up. The leather on the
doors is tightening and bubbling up. And the inside of the rooftop is
peeling away at the sunroof and front and back windows. How do I get
this fixed. I would do it myself if its easy but I don't even know
where to begin.
Is this a common issue with older BMW's?
Any help is much appreciated.
The bubbles in the door panels is common, and there is nothing I've found to
fix it other than replacing the panels. The problem is, if you get used
panels on eBay, odds are they are only slightly better than what you have,
and if you get them from the stealership you will need to mortgage your
Depending on the the actual problem with the headliner, you can glue it back
The problem is, you don't know where to begin ...
I've just done my 'other' car and this may help. You can't glue it back in
place neatly. It has a material which is foam backed and the foam
disintegrates. Glue would show through the material itself without the
foam backing to act as a barrier. But it's not a difficult job to fit new
fabric once you've removed the former. The material isn't expensive either
- although I've not tried to get a match for BMW stuff.
*Rehab is for quitters
Dave Plowman firstname.lastname@example.org London SW
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