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#1 (permalink) Old 11-04-2004, 09:56 AM
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how do you remove the black trim around the car, does it just pull off, i want to get it painted to match my car.. i saw this pic and it looks good..


anyone know how before i go breaking things?

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I'm not sure about 3 series, but on 5er's you open the door, grab the lip of the trim and pull....hard

Be careful not to crease it but it will bend very easy
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also will be painting the door handles

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hey! thats my car.. heh, jk... they are clipped on to if u want, u can just pop them off with a screw driver..

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if u notice on that car in the pick, the trim on the front bumper isn't painted.. its the back and the side!

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yeah, i got the idea from this dude on car domain,, he must be loaded, i dont even know how much it was to do all this to his car.. gave me some ideas though

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I'd like to do this too, but I don't no how it will look with a black convertible top...somewhat asymmetrical I think...I'm back and forth on it....

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You can give it a good pull, or get a screw driver and get a piece of cloth around it so you can wedge it in there. They pop out just give it a good yank

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nice to have money just to drop into your car... huh!

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Gah! Let me know when you paint your trimmings....I got quoted 600 bucks and I am over that!!

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