The car is supposed to be a SS, the original motor didn’t come with the car the person who bought this car passed away so there is not much other history on the car or the 454 he built. The car did have the door panels and the dash emblem with the SS/396 on it. I hope to find a build sheet in the seat, there is still a little piece of carpet in there but I’m sure it’s not there. Thanks again
No specific tricks that I can think of other than to be really careful...it IS very brittle!!!
After years of exposure to heat, the original headliner material has been dried out and will crack. Be sure to keep all the parts/pieces so you can rebuild/glue them back in place. I used upholstery adhesive and burlap material on the back side--facing metal--to repair any cracks and breaks.
that 3rd-gen 68-69 headliner is quite a bit different from a 78-87 5th-gen g-body..
maybe if you could pull the side trim and very carefully peal the edges down above the doors,,
and use a Bore-Scope to look around between the bow's..
cant remember exactly how it goes together anymore..
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