Z/28 Camaro
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MrStitch installs a Original Upholstery kit to be just like back in the Day!


The mrstitch Z/28 interior stood toe to toe with with to best interiors shown at many car shows!
See mrstitch at the 2008 Palo Alto Concours D`Elegance at Stanford
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New!   MrStitch Z/28 OEM Upholstery Kit install

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See the Car Shows this Z/28 has been to:

The Forty Second Palo Alto Concours d`Elagance at Stanford University Sunday, June 22,2008

See owner of 1969 Z/28 John Campbell at the Concours

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The 41st annual Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance
www.paconcours.com/ SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2007

Car Crazy 12th Annual Car Show & BBQ 2007 AMS Camaro Car Crazy Show 2007  BBQ 00.jpg (1809768 bytes)

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See the project in 07 we are working on

with help from

Auto Metal Svc.com
is painting the car with ppg materials

for John Campbell owner of the 1969 Camaro Z /28

The owner of this mean green 1969 OEM Z /28 is doing a complete restoration using the specs from vintage GM diagrams
and using the Kits and Trim parts supplied by

HEADLINER - Prep and install Work
when we removed the old oem headliner material
we found , the Bows  and the old nasty pad needed to be replaced
customer purchased new bows to replace the old rusty parts and old pad that Jon at Auto Metal Svc removed.

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see the new metal surface after Jon at auto metal did the dirty work removing the old roof pad
this took many hours cleaning the rust and spraying the new sealer

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next new pad is glued to the roof sections and the quarters

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Finished Headiner

Parts are cleaned with acid and coated with Sem Rust Shield

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Front bucket seats look great! with the
PUI Covers and American Cushion foam installed

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See the old rusty seat frames we restored start to finish
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frames are washed in acid then the broken oem springs were mig welded by Paul at Auto Metal
Sem Rust Shield is applied to frames and new burlap and jute felt are then installed

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Next we install the PUI seat kit and foam pad American Cushions,  from StevesCamaroParts.com
this assembly from Steves looks great right out of the box !

Rear seat back rest frame and pad restore pictures

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WOW! we had to STOP! 

the PUI seat covers have come unsealed on the pleat sections, this looks very bad for the customer that has a completion date

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the front bucket seat kit installed looks nice big thick heat sealed pleats like the original
the rear set is thin and pleats are not heat sealed evenly and the covers are doing a popcorn process as each seam lifts

DOOR PANEL Aftermarket Kit for Z/28 Camaro
Install DIY Project Tips

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See the pictures of the Camaro Standard Door Panels get the new materials intergreated using the OEM Steel upper sections

See the finished drivers standard Z/28 Doorpanel up the page

1st  you have to use a angled tool to bend the original staples OSBORNE TOOL #120 1/2
You have remove the original upper panel and reset the pressed daggard holes using a angled set of pliers when doing by hand
this means you have to turn the tips up so the pre punched holes will puncture the new panels giving a tight fit.
After you get this removed you have to clean the upper metal panels with Solvent to remove the glue (we use Kent Acrysol)
then use a light acid that wiil remove the surface rust  (Metal Prep)
then spray lite coat of sealer like (Sem Rust Shield)
You can the align the upper panel to the aftermarket assembly doorpanel, using the notches and marks

Next  apply glue to the doorpanel base board and the metal , using a heavy weight hammer to stamp the metal to into the panel, by hand doing strokes like a roman makes his sword, hard and even to get a smooth feel of the new hand sealed upper section

Adding the foam pad that the aftermarket company did not include with the kit
You have to hand cut the 1/4 inch foam to size with angle the cut  to edges

New Z/28 Project
1970 Silver Z28 Camaro for Chris Patane

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Headliner will be installed with pics showing as we remove the OEM headliner and replce the seat covers!

Want your Z/28 interior restored so you can enter in a Concours or local Car Show?
  find your interior kit on the net

Also we do basic upholstery labor to install aftermarket kits, seat repairs for the working car owner!

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