Mercedes-Benz recently got into some hot water when a customer found out the seats in his 2018 E-Class SE weren't entirely upholstered in leather, despite an advertisement implying that was the case. … [Read more...] about Mercedes E-Class Knocked for Faux Leather
Rants & Raves
How much do you hate sagging headliners? … [Read more...] about An Epic Rant Against Sagging Headliners
In his latest "Interior Insights" article for Hotrod & Restoration Magazine, Ace Eckleberry of ACE Custom Upholstery & Rod Shop tackles Mopar restorations and rails against the the "vast majority" of replacement parts that suppliers sell as being unacceptable. Give his tirade a read and let us know if you agree. … [Read more...] about Are Mopar Interiors Really That Bad?
Customers come to me all the time inquiring about a repair to a project that some other shop worked on. Ultimately, the work that was done on these cars is just not acceptable or professional. They are unhappy with the poor installation of seat covers, wrinkles in tops or just looking for an answer on how to make their car look better after it was ruined by an unqualified … [Read more...] about Botched Jobs Give Trimmers a Bad Name
Just about every interior job that comes into my shop has been worked on before. This is no surprise since most of the cars I work on are at least 40 years old. However, what bothers me is other shops’ poor attempt to reassemble the projects. … [Read more...] about All Screwed Up: Why Hardware Matters