Sail panel backing boards, what are they made of?

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  1. TylerW

    TylerW Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys:

    As the title states, I am curious what the original sail panel board material was. Mine are in poor condition from age and water intrusion around the rear window gasket. These are for a '68 Plymouth and I don't think they repop them. I can make them but need to find a close approximation of the material. Thank you.
     
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    Classic ind. has some plain uncovered panels(for dart I believe). I would like to know what they are made out of also.
     
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    RAT ROD AL I know just enough to be dangerous FABO Gold Member

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    I just installed some in my 67 cuda. Like $20 from classic. Made of 1/8" hard board.
     
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      Yep. just like the stuff they put on the back of cheap furniture.:D
      I made the rear deck cover of the same stuff, then covered it with 1/4 foam and black speaker face material.
      6x9 speakers still mount in the openings from the bottom side and you can't even tell they are there.
       
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      Thank you. I think Home Depot carries this material, or a close approximation thereof.
       
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        The Home depot here sells sheets smaller than 4x8 also.
         
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