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Old 01-27-2006, 12:32 PM   #1
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Anyone ever toyed with the idea or actually removed the cladding on the doors and rocker panel of their SSEi?
It seems like it would look very clean without the cladding but I'm not sure what is underneath it and how it would look compared to the upper portion of the doors.
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PLEASE dont do it...

but if u must... its just double stick taped on
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Who'* gonna be the first to make their SSEi look like a GXP?
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i have a feeling it would look just like an SE underneath the cladding, but without the trim panel down the center

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toast.. why is that not your sig!!!
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it won't look right because the front and rear bumpers would protrude out past the doors and have that ribbed look to them. The doors would look out of place flat, with the bumpers looking the way they do..
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it won't look right because the front and rear bumpers would protrude out past the doors and have that ribbed look to them. The doors would look out of place flat, with the bumpers looking the way they do..
we looked at Gumballs doors, and underneath the cladding is the three lines like my doors have. i believe BillBoost has a picture
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we looked at Gumballs doors, and underneath the cladding is the three lines like my doors have. i believe BillBoost has a picture[/quote]

Scratch that idea. I don't personally care for the ribs so going to the SE look is going backwards.
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There are different part numbers for Se and sle or ssei side body molding. The fsm makes the side look smooth without the cladding.
Not sure I would like this as the cladding brings out the bottom and flattens the sides a bit, without cladding it might look a bit rounded?
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Mark Toasty is right check ot the side view of your doors.
its a se door with sle ssei cladding.



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and my 2000 SLE. open door shot. same ridges.
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