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Old 07-09-2010, 02:13 PM   #26
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EXTREMELY easy! Just pull up on the end of them with ur hand and they come right off.... Then they clip back in just as easy! Go try it on yours u'll see
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Old 07-09-2010, 02:13 PM   #27
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looks factory!
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Old 07-12-2010, 08:36 PM   #28
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looks factory!
thanks, it really does, I'm happy with it, I think the roof line flows better with it painted
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Old 07-19-2010, 04:54 PM   #29
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Got my roof ditch molding painted by a buddy who has a local shop, came out pretty good, match was perfect.... check it out
It looks 1,000% better..........
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Old 07-21-2010, 07:39 PM   #30
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I was thinking about doing that with mine but using pinstripe tape the same width, what do you guys think about that? think it would hold up?
I'm sure it would adhere to the molding, so I don't see why it wouldn't hold up.... Painting it still your best option

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It looks 1,000% better..........
Thanks! I think it does too.
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Old 07-21-2010, 08:36 PM   #31
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If these pull off so easy what would the cost difference be if you just got the parts from a dealer that are pre-painted vs having the stock black painted?
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Old 07-21-2010, 08:56 PM   #32
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Good idea. Probably cost just about the same. I wonder if you can get them from GMPartsDirect?
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Old 07-21-2010, 09:28 PM   #33
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If these pull off so easy what would the cost difference be if you just got the parts from a dealer that are pre-painted vs having the stock black painted?
Good point, though many people like "Doing it themselves", which gives them a little more pride in modding his/her car. I could've painted them, but my buddy, who has a paint shop, painted both for 50 bux, so I'm not sure if you could get them for that cheap....
If you have a non-RS, you'd obviously have to get the RS painted ditch molding...
But it's a good alternative....
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I looked in to that, but they don't come pre-painted, and the dealer is probably gonna charge an arm and a leg just to paint them.
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Old 07-21-2010, 09:48 PM   #35
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The Chevy dealer I bought from painted mine for $72
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Old 07-21-2010, 11:00 PM   #36
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Ah thanks, Maybe someone like Gary can start selling some of these painted. I understand the DIY thing, the first time I put on an intake on a 06 eclipse I was so proud and bragged for days about it!
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Anybody do it themselves? Trying to paint it myself and was wondering what the exact steps and tools I would need
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