The headliner started to sag in my Aston Martin DB9 when the glue failed that bonded it to the shell underneath. I’ve covered the details of this in another article you can read here. Determined to fix it, I went about figuring out what parts I would need to accomplish the task.
As with most automotive interiors, many of the DB9 panels are held on with hidden plastic clips. These clips are often fragile, and are usually ‘One Time Use’ meaning that even if they don’t break when you remove them, their function may be degraded when you try to reinstall them since they are stretched or mangled in some way. As you remove your headliner you will actually encounter about 18 of these types of clips, which Aston Martin calls “Fir Trees” since they resemble a Fir tree in the woods. Continue reading “Parts needed to Reinstall the Headliner in an Aston Martin DB9”