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Old 04-16-2010, 08:42 PM
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Question Rubber trim below grille. 3rd Gen.

Hello all. I have a quick question. Has anyone removed the rubber piece of molding that lays below the front grille.Long and narrow with ribbs on it. It annoyes me to all hell. I was planning on ripping it of but im not sure whats below it.Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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Old 04-16-2010, 08:45 PM
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That bothers you? I dont even notice it hahaha. Black + Black is not bad.

I am not sure if you can remove it buddy. I do not see why not, it should just be stuck on there I MAY BE WRONG though!
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Old 04-16-2010, 08:47 PM
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Thats what i was thinking Scat. Not sure if theres going to be any holes there?
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I wouldnt think there is any holes. I do not want you to hold me to that though ahaha. It seems like they put it there in case you have to get under the hood, so it protects the paint there.

I think it would be smooth. Look underneath and try and see if there would be holes or not??? I dont know buddy
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Yes, there are holes there Bones. They had to remove mine when they were prepping to paint the top plastic cover. It's got 4 of those plastic expansion clips underneath, and 4 more behind it holding it to the backside of the lower crossmember. At least that's how it in on the '07. Mine was pretty scratched from the previous owner getting up on it with work boots, so I got a new one but didn't paint it... since I use it to get up onto the motor for servicing *& mods.
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yup there is holes I color match mine.
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Haven't thought about removing it, though gotta say, it kinda bugs me at times, too, only because it wants to come up all around the edges and all manner of stuff likes to get stuck in there. I don't mind it on the back bumper where I actually stand, but if they hadn't gone with it on the front, wouldn't have hurt my feelings any haha!

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Thanks Bones, I too had been wondering that! So since there are holes, what is your next plan of attack?
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Well im in the process of taking my grill off to get it plastic welded. Guy is great and hes charging me $20 cash if its off the truck.Im also taking of my front bumper cover to get it touched up. Im going to tackle thatIm not sure how its going to work out. My main plan was to get body and paint done but it aint going to happen. So im going to try it myselfSince the covers coming off im going to take that piece out as well. Might see about some push pins to fill in the holes and go from there.
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Just to let all know...there are lots of holes under that trim pad. Crap..poped it off and holey sheeeet.My plan is a gone dee
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