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    does anyone know where i can get the correct headliner for an r8. tried meca parts but they havent responded

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    Why don't you just get a motor trimmer to custom make one...as I did for my Alpine...?
    Or...https://www.comptoir-carrosserie.fr/index.php...but I think they only sell the material.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nauli View Post
    Why don't you just get a motor trimmer to custom make one...as I did for my Alpine...?
    Or...https://www.comptoir-carrosserie.fr/index.php...but I think they only sell the material.
    I used a motor trimmer on the 4CV years ago with really good results. I guess he might want the genuine material so that link is a good one to know.

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    i was looking for the correct material. i have a trimmer that can do it if i can get the material

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    Quote Originally Posted by stcos85 View Post
    i was looking for the correct material. i have a trimmer that can do it if i can get the material
    It's quite special material too - my R8 was retrimmed years ago, sort of, with a much better secondhand R10 lining that at least wasn't ripped.

    Please let us know if you find the right stuff and good luck with it. I don't know what material Bretagne Auto Retro have in their kits unfortunately. You could try emailing him - John Corbin if I recall.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnW View Post
    It's quite special material too - my R8 was retrimmed years ago, sort of, with a much better secondhand R10 lining that at least wasn't ripped.

    Please let us know if you find the right stuff and good luck with it. I don't know what material Bretagne Auto Retro have in their kits unfortunately. You could try emailing him - John Corbin if I recall.

    Good morning,
    The correct material with the correct dimpling cannot be sourced in Australia. I bought a complete lining from Comptoir De La Carrosserie in November 2018 for 250 Euro including freight. This was as cheap, as my trimmer could do no better even if I was able to source the material. If you quote my invoice # of 36152 they can idetify your enquirey.
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    Yes this place https://www.comptoir-carrosserie.fr/index.php. do the headling for Ä249 plus shipping. I think i need to instal the correct one. Thanks for the contacts

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    Quote Originally Posted by stcos85 View Post
    Yes this place https://www.comptoir-carrosserie.fr/index.php. do the headling for €249 plus shipping. I think i need to instal the correct one. Thanks for the contacts
    It'll look very nice! A few of us will be very interested to hear about the quality of the material and how they have cut it for you.

    Good luck.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnW View Post
    It'll look very nice! A few of us will be very interested to hear about the quality of the material and how they have cut it for you.

    Good luck.
    The lining was complete in shape & all the pockets were as should be. Thumbs up from me
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