Recently, we had you follow along while I installed a new dashpad assembly, instrument cluster, gauges, and a steering wheel in a '79 Chevy pickup. In this issue, we're going to bare witness as the same truck receives a brand new interior. This time, however, a real craftsman will perform the job: Wanda Wells of Wanda's Upholstery in San Bernardino, California.

We know that upholstery isn't a chore that many of us would consider tackling on our own, but just like the art of body repair and paint, it's really helpful to educate ourselves as to what's involved in the process. Again, just like paint and body repair, with a bit of an education we learn that there are many phases of interior trim work we can actually perform ourselves, as long as it doesn't involve needles, thread, and a sewing machine. Things like replacing the carpet, removing and replacing door panels and plastic trim are easy to do and with aftermarket suppliers, like Chevy Duty for example, we can purchase and replace these types of items on our own, leaving the hard stuff up to the professionals. Take a look and see what was involved here and then decide what or whether you want to give some it a shot, or leave it all to the pros.

SOURCE
Wanda's Upholstery
2324 N. Cabrera Ave
San Bernardino
CA  92411
Dept. SC
Glide Engineering
Rancho Cucamonga
CA
www.glideeng.com
Chevy Duty Truck Parts
1 Chevy Duty Dr., Dept. SC
Kansas City
MO  64150
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