1980 - 1990 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Loose Carpet on Side Wall Trim Pads (Repair Procedure)
Source: Chevrolet Dealer Service Bulletin
Subject: Loose Carpet on Side Wall Trim Pads (Repair Procedure)
Model Year: 1980-90 A, B, F, J, L, W, X, Y Cars
Carpet inserts attached to side wall, door, quarter and tailgate trim panels which have become loose may be reattached with 3M General Trim Adhesive #08080. Use the following procedure:
- Remove trim panel when necessary and place on clean work surface. Mask off trim panel to prevent glue over spray.
- Sand area of trim panel where carpet is to be re-glued using a coarse grit sandpaper. Polypropylene Panels should have a rough surface for best adhesion. Remove all sanding debris.
- Spray 3M General Trim Adhesive # 08080 on sanded surface and back side of carpet following manufacturer's instruction.
- When both sprayed surfaces become tacky to the touch, press carpet in place, smooth out any irregularities.
- Remove masking materials and reinstall panel.
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Use applicable labor time and code.