Lighting is very important in every interior. The existing GMC lighting looks great the way they designed it – very bright, very functional positioned, and warm color. However, every GMC owner knows this, they are unforgivably HOT (like turning on the oven) and consume to much power. So today I am planning to order 9 build in spots for… Continue reading Led there be light….
After 40 years the material what used to be on the ceiling, was more or less “gone”. Back then they used some kind of card board, however I must say that it last for ever! Even after several H2O attacks.. A local company who also takes care of the upholstery, helped us installing the headliner. These… Continue reading Started installing the headliner (update)
During inspection of the gas lines, water was located on the right wheel cap. The wet spots found on the wooden floor in this area, were already an indication that there was something wrong, but since there was also water coming inside through the wheel cap I thought that was the problem. During the repositioning of… Continue reading New leaks????
Captive chairs: The arm rests are broken and needed repair before we can have them upholstered. The previous welded connection has broke loose after 40 years. Can’t blame it. Any way, to fix it, a new hole is drilled (3mm steel drill) followed by a 4mm drill to prepare it for a M5 screw thread so a flush screw will… Continue reading Captive chairs (or captain chairs)?
Today we (my husband) are going to repair the front and end caps of the headliner. There might be a way to work around them but as so many things in this project….I have nostalgic feelings towards these items. So restoring it is…. During the removal of both ceiling caps we noticed that… Continue reading Original caps – part of the new headliner