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No extra pieces neded. ACC carpet 80/20 loop molded carpet is what most vendors sell. There are at least two competitors of cheaper molded carpet, but few vendors sell the competing product. For many years I would haul in boxes of ACC A-body or F-body black carpets, had the carpet sold, or installed it myself. The only fit problems I've run across with molded carpet sets was two sets that did not reach all the way, sideways, & left a small gap where the kickpanel meets the alum rocker strip. After twice running across this with friends project cars, we came to the understanding that their cars had no tar type floor insulation sheets reinstalled in the the front floor pans, & the molded carpet set down in the floor pans further. Typically, one has to do some trimming & there is excess material to take up for this. ACC may trim there molded carpet sets wider today, it's been a few years since I was in on the wholesale deal & have bought their product.
Many years ago in my first TransAm, I removed all the floor insulation in preparation for weld in subframe connectors. At that time, I was inclined to get rid of excess weight, & removed all of the floor insulation. Even when wearing my cowboy boots, the outside of my right heal would get very toasty. With those experiences in mind, just have come to realize that in everything short of an all out race car, its best to reinstall some type of floor insulation material, at least near the the transmission tunnel & where your right heal lays near the gas pedaL, otherwise exhaust heat can make it very uncomfortable, esp on longer trips. Hope this helps.
Last edited by Pinion head; 10-14-2017 at 01:43 PM.