How to Replace the Headliner for a Xj8 Jaguar Vanden Plas

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Replace the headliner in a Jaguar if it starts to tear or sag in the centre. This is a moderately difficult task that can be performed with common household tools.

Skill level:
Moderately Challenging

Things you need

  • Sandpaper
  • Wrench
  • Scissors
  • Spray glue
  • Headliner fabric

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  1. 1

    Unscrew the individual, silver bolts in each corner of the Jaguar headliner with a wrench. Feed, carefully, the loosened Jaguar headliner through one of the back doors within the Jaguar.

  2. 2

    Wipe the scraps of glue left on the exposed roof of the Jaguar with sandpaper.

  3. 3

    Spray a thin, but covering, layer of adhesive glue on one side of the new Jaguar headliner. Press the Jaguar headliner on to the roof of the vehicle.

  4. 4

    Cut all, if any, overlapping headliner material with a pair of scissors. Screw the individual bolts back into their respective corners in the Jaguar Vanden with the wrench.

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