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I was at the boneyard yesterday and saw about four T-birds there, but one '96 caught my eye specifically because it had a lower rear window moulding that had not begun to peel and flake away. It was completely coated black as mine once was up until about a year ago. I used an upholstery (Hey, did I actually spell "upholstery" right?) tool I had handy and with little effort popped the dime sized heads holding it down. Well, now I have this $6 trim piece but I didn't really study what type of fasteners were used to hold it in place. Were those rivets? If they were, they certainly didn't fall through when I popped the heads off.

Anyone know how to fasten this trim piece back on? Thanks.
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Good find! You need 9 of these clips, they slide onto the posts on the frame that poke through the holes in the molding.
https://lmr.com/item/PE-1006/79-93-M...All%20Products

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Nice!

You wouldn't think the junkyard would be the place to find a nice piece of molding.

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Good find! You need 9 of these clips, they slide onto the posts on the frame that poke through the holes in the molding.
https://lmr.com/item/PE-1006/79-93-M...All%20Products

Thank you so much, Thunderbird Pilot. I'm glad such a clip exists new. It was getting near closing at the yard, so I basically snapped off the old clips not stopping to see how they worked. I needed to get to the cashier before they closed. So they basically slide in? Thanks again.

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Nice!

You wouldn't think the junkyard would be the place to find a nice piece of molding.

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I always look to see what they have. I was surprised to see this thing unscathed basically. I was going to remove mine and basically paint it, or spray that rubber-like spray seal they advertise on TV. It would be black and give it that original look.

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So they basically slide in?
That's it!

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