Removing side moldings from Dodge Spirit

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by Kirk Matheson, Feb 27, 2004.

  1. I have decided to have my Dodge Spirit painted. I would like to remove
    as much as the trim and molding as possible, instead of having the
    shop mask around it.

    I would like to know how the wide moldings that run along the sides
    are held on. Are they glued on, or are they held on with some sort of

    Daniel, I am guessing that you know the answer to this, so I anxiously
    await your response.

    -Kirk Matheson
    Kirk Matheson, Feb 27, 2004
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  2. They're held on with closed-cell foam tape that has adhesive on both

    Daniel J. Stern, Feb 27, 2004
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  3. Thank you. On the front and rear bumper covers, are the moldings just
    part of the cover and painted black?

    -Kirk Matheson
    Kirk Matheson, Feb 27, 2004
  4. Oh, you must have an '89-'90 with the "looks like rubber bump strips but
    they're really hard plastic" bumper trim. They eliminated this for '91.
    I'm fairly certain they're separate pieces, but I could be wrong; I
    haven't owned an '89-'90.

    Daniel J. Stern, Feb 28, 2004
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