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Old 04-28-2012, 12:10 PM   #1
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Default Removing SideMold & TransAm lettering? post your pics

So i have been considering doing so.

Im pretty set on removing the side molding

but also considering removing the trans am lettering at the bottom of the door to help smooth out the appearence but it may be too much.

has anyone else done this?

pics of either or please

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Old 04-28-2012, 12:19 PM   #2
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Old 04-28-2012, 12:26 PM   #3
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looks good. what did yu use to get that sticky tape off?
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goo gone, rub it on, let it set for a few minutes, it dissolves the adhesive. one small bottle let me do all the door trim on both sides with about half left. just rubbed it on with my fingers, let it sit for a bit... then ran a SOFT plastic scraper across it to take 99% of it off and then a MF towel to buff any remaining residue away with some additional goo gone.
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awesome. keep the pics coming!
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ohh that zr1 moch up badge looks amazing
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lol someone is gunna do this then find out their door has been resprayed lmao.

i have always removed side molding with a heat gun on my lowest setting and patience and leaves no residue. Comes right off like butter
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lol someone is gunna do this then find out their door has been resprayed lmao.

i have always removed side molding with a heat gun on my lowest setting and patience and leaves no residue. Comes right off like butter
that's what happend to me on my mustang 'vert

i ended up having one door repainted (along with the bumpers) the other door they were able to salvage with a good buffing.

i don't mind the side mouldings on the trans am since they fit the mould of the door. but the mustang had those stupid wide ugly rental car strips which had to go.
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Lol yeahhh haa
Keep the pics coming
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I removed the side molding but left the "trans am" and added a vinyl overlay. It's not too busy and looks good with the overlay. I definitely vote to take off the molding though..
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Yeah still debating on the trans am but i really dig that zr1 emblem
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Thats what happened with my truck i had a feeling the truck and been to paint before on one side and removing the moulding confirmed it i like the moulding on the t/a so far if it gets torn up from people bumping it i might take it off but until then it stays. i'de leave the letters but thats just my personal taste
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more pics!!!
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As I'd said in my appearance thread, excuse the headlight cover/hood not lining up. Literally got the thing on and buffed last minute before having to drive down to Charlotte for AutoFair

The side molding was removed by the previous owner, I removed the Trans AM badges myself last week. Used a heat gun on low setting and a plastic putty knife to pop them off. There was a good bit of thick residue left over so I used a drill and rubber wheel to knock off a majority of it and then glass cleaner to remove the rest.






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both removed... same car
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Here is my before and after, I used a heat gun to get the adheasive of with my fingers. Then claybar and waxed it.



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Op just do it i would leave the trans am, but even on my camaro it made such a improvement
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