[ROVERNET - UK] Interior Trim for a P4
restore at nbnet.nb.ca
Fri Jan 12 14:31:38 GMT 2007
There is a product called leather touch that I have used to subsitute for
leather quite often with great results. There are several leather
look-a-likes but you must be careful .
Interior panels like the P4 are easy to replicate and most local trim shops
should be able to give good results.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kent Kinard" <kkinard at wcc.net>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2007 7:12 AM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Interior Trim for a P4
> Hi Michael,
> There are some excellent vinyls nowdays that have much of the look and
> feel of leather. Our problem in middle America is that the summertime
> temperatures dry out leather very rapidly and keeping the leather fed is
> critical. The pattern of the P4 upholstery is not difficult for a good
> upholsterer to duplicate. What model and year is your P4? I have a
> '52/75 with flat panels and a '60/100 with vertical pleates. The '52 is
> very simple to duplicate. Have you been on Rovernet before? I don't
> remember your car. Please give us some details and history. There are a
> few more P4's in middle America.
> Kent Kinard
> Sterling City, Texas
> On Thu, 11 Jan 2007 21:29:46 -0600
> "Katherine Cuba" <katemike at charter.net> wrote:
>> Does anyone know if there is a source for the interior for a Rover P4? I
>> would like to replace the leather, but it would probably cost more than
>> the entire car is worth. So I will probably do cloth or vinyl. Does
>> anyone make upholstery kits, headliners, door panels, etc., for the P4?
>> I would prefer getting it in the States, but would pay international
>> shipping if the cost wasn't astronomical.
>> Any help, advice, direction, or criticism kindly appreciated. And since
>> few in the middle of the U.S. seem to know what a P4 is, originality is
>> not my highest concern (my humble apologies to the purists).
>> Michael Mason
>> St. Louis or thereabouts
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