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Old 24 Oct 2009, 09:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi im looking to respray the black bits just behind my rear windows(theyve gone a chrome colour) ws wondering if anyone else had done it and if there bolted from the inside or just clips? didnt want to rake out the interior to find out theres just a couple of clips? anyone know?
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I'd like to know the answer to this too. My offside one has gone almost entirely silver.

Meant to do it ages ago but couldn't work out how to get the damn things off easily.
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mine to maybe just mask it all off what paint you useing i might aswell do mine
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Old 24 Oct 2009, 07:25 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i use halfords satin black, it doesnt need undercoating, just a quick rub down and i use this on my wipers too (they went silver)
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i use halfords satin black, it doesnt need undercoating, just a quick rub down and i use this on my wipers too (they went silver)
Might have a look at that mine starting to go silver to
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hi im looking to respray the black bits just behind my rear windows(theyve gone a chrome colour) ws wondering if anyone else had done it and if there bolted from the inside or just clips? didnt want to rake out the interior to find out theres just a couple of clips? anyone know?
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I'd like to know the answer to this too. My offside one has gone almost entirely silver.

Meant to do it ages ago but couldn't work out how to get the damn things off easily.
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mine too maybe just mask it all off what paint you useing i might aswell do mine
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Might have a look at that mine starting to go silver to
Common fault then.

But, does anyone actually know how to get the ruddy things off?
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Old 30 Oct 2009, 08:12 PM   #7 (permalink)
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ive done it!!! bolted and clipped from the inside(pics will follow when i get my camera back), but be warned watch your window seal i ended up ripping mine trying to prose it off!!
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