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chrome molding. how do i remove?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by dodgetruck91, Apr 8, 2004.

  1. dodgetruck91

    dodgetruck91 Registered Member

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    just wondering how i remove the chrome molding towards the bottom of the body so i can paint. I have to reuse it. thanks /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
  2. ChevyCaGal

    ChevyCaGal 3/4 ton status

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    Just peel it off. There is this bit that fits your drill and works like an eraser to remove the gum part ( http://www.eastwoodco.com/ ). You can buy some adhesive tape to use to restick it or simply buy some new stuff at Pep Girls. It's like $25 a roll and it takes like 2 to do a truck.
     
  3. gm4x

    gm4x 1/2 ton status

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    If it's taped on, put some laquer thinner in a squirt bottle & soak behind the moulding (the tape) & let it set abit before removing. It'll help "soften" the adhesive. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  4. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    Use a tiger torch and melt 'er off! /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif














    J/k. I used a razor to get it off, then a paint scraper to get the rest off, but that took a while /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif
     
  5. gm4x

    gm4x 1/2 ton status

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    but NOT after using the laquer thinner!!! /forums/images/graemlins/weld.gif
     

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