What Is an Auto Headliner?


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An auto headliner is the cloth material that makes up the ceiling inside the cabin of a vehicle. Headliners are pre-cut to fit around the vehicle's light fixtures, sun visors and other accessories.

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Headliners vary in style according to the type of vehicle. Older vehicles used what were called bow styled headliners. These pieces were generally sewn together. Newer vehicles make use of a standard cloth headliner board made from a layer of foam that has a thin layer of fabric glued on-top of it. Car owners can also make their own customizable headliners to suit their tastes by taking different colored fabrics and gluing them onto their headliner board.

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