Update September 2018 on the never ending story of Cockpit curtains. The window curtains still had to be kept in place to the curved wall, so I finally added a lint and velcro. Now its held perfectly in place if you take some effort to close them properly, including pleading. Off course no one in… Continue reading Curtains cockpit DIY start to finish (final update)
This has been a big discussion between my husband and myself. The wooden mini blinds look great but I think they are a night mare. What is wrong? Not a good fit behind the cabinets and so we can not open or close them easily – not a good closure on the curves so people… Continue reading Valences and screens
Personally I love before and after pictures in makeover stories. It gives you in one blink of an eye the “What” (what has changed) without having to read the why and the how of the makeover artist. In other words without the BS…..!! Exterior: The entrance: Home bar: Cockpit lounge: Bunk… Continue reading Before – after pictures
Well we are almost done at this part. The bunk needs to be fixed to the wall. The cockpit is ready. I like to put in a new curtain track as the OEM is really bad. The new front curtains really look nice but from the outside it would look better with a liner. Made additional… Continue reading Update upholstery – love it.
After the previous posts on curtains, flooring, speakers and upholstering the OEM steering wheel and dash frame the final result can (finally) be shown today. Pfffttt. It was much harder then I thought to place everything back. Somehow getting the new LED dash lights to work was a nightmare. But its ready now and it… Continue reading Dash and cockpit is ready.
Instead of buying new seat belts you might consider a cheap bargain. On the internet you can find vintage car businesses who paint the old OEM straps, claiming its fine to do so and it never fails.But how can you test it….. So lets see how this should work: Required materials: lacquer thinner (I am using just thinner as laquer… Continue reading Seat belts what to do?
Sometimes those little things to do just don’t get done. It took me ages to replace the old trims who broke off when I tried to remove them. Now I finally found a German company selling on Ebay (thanks to GMC people on facebook) who could deliver the right size 10cm and the exact same finish as… Continue reading Headliner trim replacement