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Where to buy Headliner and Oh Sh*t handle?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by The Butcher, Feb 22, 2006.

  1. The Butcher

    The Butcher 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I've looked online and have found a few nice headliner kits (I need the whole board, not just the cloth cover) for around $150. They are an ABS plastic board covered in color to match cloth. The shipping on the dang things is the worst part. It's pretty much $50 in shipping anywhere I look. Anyone know any better/cheaper places to get them?

    Also, my girl really needs a grab handle for getting in and out of my K5. I'm specifically referring to the one that is attached to the roof on the inside pasanger side of the truck. Anyone know where to order one of these?

    Thanks!
     
  2. steve_kibbe

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    Might want to try LMC for the handle. Maybe a junk yard will have the head liner, then you can get it recovered.
     
  3. The Butcher

    The Butcher 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    LMC has the headliner (although not the cheapest source), so I'll look there for the handle. Anyone know the official name for that handle (besides the oh sh*t handle?)?
    Thanks.
     
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    i just use it as an excuse

    to grab a cheap feel as i push them up.

    chicks love it!
     
  5. The Butcher

    The Butcher 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I already do that, but she wants a handle too for those times when I'm not on her side to help her get in.
     
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    Grab handle maybe. Not really sure. I know you can get billet grab handles through stylinconcepts.com
     
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    I took one out of the back seat of my crysler and mounted it in the headliner holes. It was even blue like my int.
     
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    i'm going to tie a rope around the leg of the chair pedestals so that my wife has a stirrup. that prevents having to drill holes at least.
     
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    I thought I was the only one who did that.:haha:
     
  10. The Butcher

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    That's a pretty good idea. I certainly don't want to put steps on my K5, and after I lift it higher she is going to need something to help her get in. She's tall and athletic, but eventually it will tough to get in.

    Anyone else have a cheaper source for headliners, or any source for the grab handle? I tried LMC for the handle but after running several searches I still came up with nothing.
     
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    perhaps a piece of chain, welded to the back side of the rocker would work for a step. maybe weld a couple of links together, to give it some shape. wont have to worry about ripping them off on anything, because they'll slide right over. that, and would add to the manly look that we're all after. :D
     
  12. The Butcher

    The Butcher 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I could paint it Gold and put some curly hair hanging from the rocker too. Then it would look Magnum PI Manly!!!
     
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    wrong kind of chain homie. im talking log chain. remember the Junkyard Dog in the old WWF days? THAT kinda chain.
     
  14. The Butcher

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    Ahh, yes. That would be a much better kind of manly. But you know Magnum used to pull some serious wool even with that silly mustache and those ridiculously short-shorts.
     
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    yeah, its a wonder you didnt see his ball bearings with those things. where's the puke smiley when you need it? :confused:
     

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