Series MM Roof Lining Boards

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Series MM Roof Lining Boards

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I have just made some new roof lining boards for my 49 MM. When I fit them does the centre section go in first and the side sections overlap, or does the side sections go in first and the centre section overlap them. It seems to work both ways but I would like to keep the car as original as possible.
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Assemble side panels first then centre.[frame]Image[/frame]
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Keith wrote:Assemble side panels first then centre.[frame]Image[/frame]
Looks good, where did you get this material from?
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East Kent Trim Suppliers...I purchased it a few years back, car is now finished. I think it was Light Beige.
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Keith Thanks for the information
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I just put a complete original old one in the parts for sale.
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lowlight_HHO388 wrote: Sun Jul 31, 2016 6:27 pm I have just made some new roof lining boards for my 49 MM. When I fit them does the centre section go in first and the side sections overlap, or does the side sections go in first and the centre section overlap them. It seems to work both ways but I would like to keep the car as original as possible.
Hi, I don't suppose you heve a template for the MM headlining boards?
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Hi
I have made up some new headlining boards from templates, side pieces fit in fine but having great difficulty with the centre section!! does anyone know the correct way to fit this section please? I have slotted the front in but the board seems to long, shortened it to get it in but once in to short!!

Length I have is 1595mm overall with rear shaped to contour of rear window & the front a shaped to go into slot above screen, image attached

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The center board has to be pushed up to take the shape of the roof curve at the back of car. It takes some force to get the edge of the board above the rear window. I used my shoulders to push it up.
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Thanks for that, I have the board propped tight to the roof panel, still seems long! Don’t suppose you know the length of the board you fitted?
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I will try to measure it next week. Am heading out for the weekend today.
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Thanks very much, have a great weekend!
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Hi, did you manage to measure the centre roof panel please?
Kind regards John
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John,
Totally forgot, been so busy. Seems to be approximately 58 1/2 inches in the center. Hope this helps. Like I said you really have to put a lot of force on it to push it up around the curve.
Good Luck,
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Thanks very much Doug, I’ll let you know how I get on!!
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John,
Took another measurement and seems to be 58 3/4 inches.
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Thanks again I’ll check tomorrow!!
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