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What a waste!

Well I spent all day trying the diy for removing the grey coating on the rocker panels. I ended up scrubbing all day and have less than 2 square inches clear. I don't know if superclean changed their formula or what, but it didn't soften itup at all. Anyway I need some help finding an alternative. What side skirts will fit on a 94 325i sedan? I don't want the M ones. I've seen on later models they have plastic side skirts but there is a gap on the 94 between the fender and door at the bottom and I haven't been able to find any online besides the M style. BMW sells replacement metal rocker panels primed for 125 each side but it has to be welded on. That might not be a bad choice since I have some rust holes in it. I was planning on cleaning off the grey stuff and the rust and bondo and paint it. Please help me in finding some alternatives to choose from and post some pics.

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Take your panels to a shot/sand blaster, they did mine in around 1/2hr.


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