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Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:06 am 
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hi all, the right side exterior quater window trim on my elxr8 needs to be removed as im replacing it with a new one from ford, $150 for a new one :shock: and i was wondering how i would go about getting it off? its the only trim on my car that i dont like so too me its worth replacing. any ideas? thanks

 

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Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 12:21 pm 
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I enquired on replacing these trims around the rear quater windows, i was told that the glass and the trim was sold as one assembly, meaning you couldn't get the trim seperately.

The whole window and trim is glued in with a special sikaflex.
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Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 12:30 pm 
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all i know is that ive tried to get them off before and its a total b**ch, its really stuck on there well...

a very sharp blade would help

 

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Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:06 pm 
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yeah they are one piece, window and sill i had to replace them both with new ones when i respayed my car... they werent cheap either!
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Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 5:00 pm 
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uglybob tried and failed, i'm pretty sure they sold together!!!

 

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Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 1:05 am 
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yea i noticed them trims get real faded and look shocking, i enquired about other ways around it other then replacing it, some sounded abit out there but i have yet to try any of the ideas on mine :P
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