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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-02-2005, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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Removing side molding

Ok, so I have a new baby at home so I am doing all the cosmetic/budget mods I can right now. I managed to remove the Thunderbird LX logo from the taillights and will next do the side moldings.
My question is, has anyone here done this that has a dark colored car? My car is the emerald green. Just looking at it the paint doesn't seem to be faded, but I think that once I get the moldings off, it might be noticeable. Is there a way to somehow blend it in if the paint around that area is faded? Maybe wet sanding or something?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-04-2005, 09:48 PM
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i did it. my bird is the goldish tan color. the paint under the moldings is lighter than the rest also, i think the dealer painted the car, slapped on the moldings, then applied the clearcoat. i can see and feel a ridge where the clearcoat stops. your best bet would be to have a body shop fix it.

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