Step 1- Removal
Remove your new TrimParts molded
carpet from the box, unroll and lay the carpet in a warm area and allow it to
settle for one to two hours before attempting to install. (This will allow
the carpet to regain its molded shape.)
Remove sill plates (metal strip holding carpet at the threshold of
the door). Be sure to keep the screws.
Remove the front seats and seat tracks by removing the floor bolts in the
seat tracks. Be sure to check for and disconnect any electrical connections.
Remove rear seat cushions and center console if applicable.
Remove seat belt bolts if they are mounted in the carpet area.
It may be required to remove or loosen the kick panels and other moldings to
remove the old carpet.
Remove the old carpet, KEEP IT! do not discard the old
Step 2- Preparation
Remove the old padding, leave the
body insulation on the floor (do not remove the catalytic converter shield if
the vehicle has one on the floor)
Vacuum or sweep the floor, remove all loose matter
Place the old carpet over your new TrimParts molded carpet. Mark any holes or
additional cutout on the carpet with chalk, Do Not Cut Yet!
Step 3- Installation
Place your new TrimParts molded
carpet in the vehicle by centering it on the transmission tunnel and working
towards the sides. Match the contours of the carpet with the floor; be sure
the heel pad is under the area for the gas pedal.
After confirming the proper fit, start the required cutouts as you fit the
carpet to the vehicle. Note, it is better to start with a small slit in the
carpet just large enough to fit over the object, then enlarge the opening
only as much as required. Do Not Over Cut!
After the correct fit is determined, fold back a section of carpet, apply
adhesive, and press back down to the floor. (Tip: Using a common
automotive spray adhesive will give a smoother fit, and less likely to move
over time.) Slip the carpet under the kick panels, door posts, and any
valance if present, trim the excess that has been provided to allow for a
perfect fit into your car.
Replace back seat, kick panels, consoles, seat belts, front seats, and sill
plates (caution should be taken when reapplying any screws not to catch or
snag the carpet.)
CONGRATULATIONS! You have successfully installed another Quality
Product from TrimParts.