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rfx

Hi new to this forum just finishing a redo on a 1989 skier . I replaced the floors ,stringers ,you know the drill . I just finished the carpet and the last thing was the engine cover, pulled of the vinyl and the carpet replaced the carpet carefully reinstalled the vinyl went to staple on the welting that covers the transition from carpet to vinyl and the stuff disintegrated. Any sources on the stuff?

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Ndawg12

Are you talking about the black material that goes around the inside edge over the vinyl staples? If so, I've got a bunch left over....?

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rfx

yah it,s the stock black stuff they cover the division between the carpet and the vinyl on the doghouse. they also used it on the drivers seat to cover staples

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rfx

Thanks for the info ,that's not quite the same but it seems to be the only option

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Cap305

Thanks for the info ,that's not quite the same but it seems to be the only option

FYI, those pics on the site do not show the staple channel. That actually shows the bottom side of the welt. The top side is almost exactly what I pulled out of mine which was original. Allows you to spread it apart and run staples in the channel then flaps back over to cover the staples.

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rfx

yes I understand that, I found that product locally ,I guess they only used the plastic stuff in my vintage

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Woodski

@rfx: a company called Great Lakes Skipper buys a bunch of stuff from manufacturers and resells it and they have a large selection of interior vinyls, welting, etc.

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rfx

thanks ,looks like a great source but no luck on the trim

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SFD

Isn't it called piping found at an upholstery shop?

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Bozboat

I think it's called hidem welt

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