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 Post subject: Chrome Trim Removal
 Post Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:17 pm 
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I was hoping to get some info on removing the chrome trim that's around the windows. Are there any special tricks to removing these pieces without damaging them? I've heard there is a special tool, but I'm not sure what it looks like. Any info or pictures would be greatly appreciated.

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 Post subject: Re: Chrome Trim Removal
 Post Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:00 pm 
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one like this works.there are a few different versions out there I'm sure you could find one that has a hook like that near you

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 Post subject: Re: Chrome Trim Removal
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Oh ok, cool. Yeah, I've seen that tool before. Maybe I'll check to see if there are any videos on youtube for this sort of thing. Thanks

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 Post subject: Re: Chrome Trim Removal
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Borrowed the trim tool from a guy at the body shop. Trim came right off. All of my trim is pretty scratched up, anyone know of a good place to have it re chromed?

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 Post subject: Re: Chrome Trim Removal
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81malibu329 wrote:
Borrowed the trim tool from a guy at the body shop. Trim came right off. All of my trim is pretty scratched up, anyone know of a good place to have it re chromed?


Most G-body trim isn't chromed. It's polished/clear anodized aluminum or stainless steel. Paul's Chrome can probably help. They're very good, but not cheap...

http://www.paulschrome.com/index.php/wh ... rim-repair

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 Post subject: Re: Chrome Trim Removal
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i actually had my window trim stripped at a local chrome shop,wasn't to expensive.i couldn't get the oven cleaner trick to work.

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 Post subject: Re: Chrome Trim Removal
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I used these guys for my parts. I paid somewhere around $400 for all window & b-pillar pieces

http://www.davidrussellanodizing.com/index.html

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