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Saggy car ceiling - 1992 Volkswagen Golf

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  • val8 Oct 25, 2008

    That's exactly what I had in mind but not sure what kind of glue should I use. Can you be a bit more specific and name some glues I could use? Thanks

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I have a couple of potential answers, although I confess I have not actually tried either.

First, take the ceiling fabric off completely, and simply replace it with a similar fabric, keeping in mind esthetics, thickness, the dimensions of the ceiling, etc.

Secondly, my windshield is cracked , and I am sure moisture has seeped into the cabin, and is now trapped between the fine layer of fabric, and the foam that is underneath it. So obviously, in this case, a windshield repair is in order to prevent further moisture from entering.

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Get some moderate adhesive (wood glue (NOT ELMERS!) etc.)  and a syringe.  quick and easy.  a syringe can usually be purchased at any pharmacy, although some will refuse sale. 

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