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Old 08-09-14, 09:16 AM   #1
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What do you think I would get charged by a body shop or an upholstery shop to change these 2 interiors? My 1997 in black and a little worn but the 1995 is ta and in great shape. I got it for a great price and was thinking of swapping interiors and then giving the 1995 with my black interior to a relative in need of a reliable car. Any thoughts outside of don't do it ?

Estimated costs to do the swap?

can live with doing the carpet, door panels, seats, center console and leaving the dash which gather would be the real pain in the **** aspect of the job. I don't think it would look bvad with all tan and then the dark dash and steering wheel do you?
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Old 08-09-14, 10:28 AM   #2
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keep the 95 and give them the 97, they are just alike... much easier... of course being over 80, I think things like that dont matter much.....
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usually folks like to keep the black interior but since yours has seen better days i would keep the 95, throw seat covers on the 97 and giving it to the relative as is.

interior swap is pretty easy but how far do you go? the dash is the difficult part, but you can always throw a dash mat on top to hide the color difference. don't forget the trunk lining also needs to be swapped, again not hard.
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Thanks guys. Timmyotool I think I go that route
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your upholsterer will need to modify the 95 front seat skins, the 97 has side impact airbags
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Old 08-18-14, 07:27 AM   #6
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I decided to give the 1997 to brother and keep the 1995 as a 2nd car for myself and get things done to it over time. It has driver side dents that can be easily fixed and interior is cherry. Great car for a great price
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Good choice, sometimes we try to do too much to make our cars perfect and it's not really cost effective unless it's a show car or you just can afford to do these type of things.
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