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1966 Ford Mustang - Project '66 - 1965-1966 Ford Mustang Deluxe Interior Pony Upgrade
Our 66 mustang hardtop gets stylish with a car seat upgrade
February 01, 2000
The rear seatback is quite similar to the seatbase with a simple perimeter hog-ring retaining feature. Once the old seat cover was removed and the new TMI Deluxe interior cover test-fitted, Mr. Autocraft felt it necessary to slightly build up the top edge of the seat for a better fit with the old seat padding.
18 The rear seatback is quite similar to the seatbase with a simple perimeter hog-ring re
As with the seat base, begin with the corners, and then hog-ring the perimeter, checking the face of the seat cover as you work to remove wrinkles.
19 As with the seat base, begin with the corners, and then hog-ring the perimeter, checki
The seatback is finished in a few short minutes and is also ready to be carefully stored until our interior is assembled.
20 The seatback is finished in a few short minutes and is also ready to be carefully stor
The last few items we had Mr. Autocraft take care of were the Deluxe interior-specific kick panels and padded quarter trim panels. The original quarter trim panels were scuffed and cleaned, and then the Deluxe padding was glued into place.
21 The last few items we had Mr. Autocraft take care of were the Deluxe interior-specific
The presewn and cut quarter trim panel vinyl covers were then carefully aligned and glued down as well. Don't trim the edges too close until you are ready to install them. That way, you will know what the door sill plates and carpet will cover.
22 The presewn and cut quarter trim panel vinyl covers were then carefully aligned and gl
To create the look of the Deluxe interior kick panels, you will have to get the kick panels and carpet sections in the correct interior colors for your Mustang. The standard kick panel has glue applied to it to allow the carpet sections to be secured.
23 To create the look of the Deluxe interior kick panels, you will have to get the kick p
Once the carpet is in place and the glue has dried, line up the chrome finishing trim and drill the holes needed to secure the trim to the kick panel. Push the chrome trim retainers through the holes and bend the retaining tabs over to secure the kick panel.
24 Once the carpet is in place and the glue has dried, line up the chrome finishing trim
Our completed Deluxe kick panels look great, and we can't wait to install them, but for now they will go into hibernation as we work to get our hardtop into the paint booth in the next few months. Stay tuned.
25 Our completed Deluxe kick panels look great, and we can't wait to install them, but fo
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