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Care of Mohair Auto Upholstery

Mohair fabric was used for auto upholstery in many vehicles of the 1930’s and ’40’s, and is often the fabric of choice for our customers when ordering a LeBaron Bonney or Hampton Coach Upholstery Kit. What is Mohair Fabric? Mohair fabric is silk-like and made from the hair of the Angora goat. Durable, resilient, and exceptionally soft, mohair is notable for its high luster and sheen, which has helped give it the nickname the “Diamond Fiber”. Mohair takes dye exceptionally well. Mohair automotive fabrics have a pile woven from an extra set of yarns that interlace with the warp and the weft. They have a tight weave and a short pile so that they will wear well and resist crushing. Mohair Fabric Care Do not allow dust and dirt build-up to become excessive, otherwise it will be more difficult to remove. Upholstery fabrics should be cleaned regularly to ensure prolonged life and.. Read More

We’re Your Restoration Experts

With over 56 years of experience, we know a lot about auto interior restoration From upholstery kits and tops to carpeting, fabrics, and tools and supplies, if you’re planning on restoring your car or truck we have all the essentials for you to achieve award winning results. 1931 Ford Model A Roadster Top Installation: Learn How LeBaron Bonney’s Master Technician Jeffery shows how to put the top on a 1931 Ford Roadster. What You Will Need:  Click on Button to View Component: https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/comp_kits.php https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=1213 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=1215 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4892 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4868 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4866 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4891 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4907 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4920 https://www.lebaronbonney.com/cart/itemdesc.php?ic=4927 Want It Done for You? Would you prefer to have your top professionally installed by a LeBaron Bonney Authorized Installation Expert?    

LeBaron Bonney Design Service Facilitates Challenging Cadillac Restoration

Ken Dennison is no stranger to auto restoration. He purchased his first hobby car, a 1929 Ford Pickup, which he owned for about 45 years. “I have taken that truck completely apart and put it back together a few times” says Ken. He also has experience restoring the rare cars in his collection. Including an Auburn Supercharged Cabriolet, and a 1928 Buick. When the opportunity arose to acquire a 1940 Cadillac V-16 seven passenger Imperial Sedan, of which there were only twenty examples made, Ken just couldn’t pass it up. He purchased the vehicle from a member of his car club, the second owner, who owned the car for 57 years, bought it from a used car dealer in Tucson, AZ. The first owner had traded it in when the car overheated during a road trip to California. After owning the Cadillac for a period of time, the second owner.. Read More