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Old 09-27-2011, 02:19 PM
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Hey guys I am painting my door panels and i had a few questions that i have not found the answers to on here. I am Painting this part black but i was wondering how you get theses off.



they are melted into place and was wondering if i had to cut them out or paint them in place. If they were cut how do you reattach them?


This is how they are attached

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My best guess would be paint them in place. But if you have a steady hand and time, you can use a small torch to heat the plastic and a butterknife ( or something simular ) to soften the welds and reform them so they will slip through the hole to crefully remove the parts. I think if you cut or break them off there wouldnt be anything for you to re-attach them with then you would have to glue them with something like liquid nails.... Myself, I think I would take my time to mask them properly and carefully spray light coats around the edges so it looks factory since spraying tends to miss in gaps around the edges.
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thats what i was thinking also just wanted to see if anyone has done it. Thanks for your input!
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This is what my door panels are doing right now! cant wait to see how they turn out!
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