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Old 12-03-2005, 03:02 PM   #1
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the silver strip of trim on the front and rear bumpers and the side molding. i thought that twister97 took out his trim. can anything bad happen from that, like water getting inside and rusting?
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where and what are you talking about... more of a description please
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sry im retarded. on my 97 se it has the silver trim on the front and rear bumper and the side molding.
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sry im retarded. on my 97 se it has the silver trim on the front and rear bumper and the side molding.
ahhh...gotcha....the silvertrim is just adhered to the plastic moulding....you should have no problems, but there will be a big gap in there
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i thought it looked good on twisters, but i dont know if thats cuz his was black. i wonder if he sealed off the ends where the trim turns inside.
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i thought it looked good on twisters, but i dont know if thats cuz his was black. i wonder if he sealed off the ends where the trim turns inside.
i doubt it because the trim is on the plastic....no water to get in anywhere
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i thought it looked good on twisters, but i dont know if thats cuz his was black. i wonder if he sealed off the ends where the trim turns inside.
i doubt it because the trim is on the plastic....no water to get in anywhere
so the water wont get held in up against the paint?
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I like mine, but my car is silver, so it kinda looks good. But for other colors it might be cool if you could de-chrome it or black it out.
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so the water wont get held in up against the paint?
Huh? What do you mean?

The silver trim is the same as something being just glued on, there'* nothing that'* going to be exposed. It'* just plastic glued into a groove.
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so the water wont get held in up against the paint?
Huh? What do you mean?

The silver trim is the same as something being just glued on, there'* nothing that'* going to be exposed. It'* just plastic glued into a groove.
but on the front bumper it curves inside the bumper on the ends, i dont know about the other parts.
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