How to Install Carpet in a Car

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Avid classic car enthusiasts will eventually need to replace carpet in one of their cars. Installing “Cut-Sewn” carpet sets presents different challenges then “Molded” carpet sets. Mark Simpson explains how to prepare the interior, position and place the carpet, while Hot Rod Builder, Gary Simpson demonstrates how to: form and relax the carpet using a hand-held steamer, gluing and trimming carpet, and how to make dimmer switch holes that won’t fray at the edges. With a little time and patience any car enthusiast can achieve professional results on their next carpet installation.