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1966 Dodge A100 #737644
June 27th 2018 4:38 pm
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We need to replace the headliner in our 1966 Dodge A100 Sportsman Van. Any suggestions?

Re: 1966 Dodge A100 [Re: Annie] #737648
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I have always been partial to a light wood colored ceiling, or some kind of furry animal print. Whatever you do will be a home-made custom job.


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Re: 1966 Dodge A100 [Re: Annie] #737658
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Hello Annie, Welcome to the Site.

I redid the headliner in the EXT with "Barnwood" paneling. I attached it to the roof ribs with screws, put varnished old fence pickets over the seams to match. I used adjustable poles that cabinet installers use to prop up uppers. BIG help.

It's not real wood, but it looks decent. I may have been able to find a thin wood veneer instead of the paneling, but I'm happy with the way it turned out. Saved a ton of $$ and managed not to screw it up.

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