Comet Side Trim Removal

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  1. Rad_Dad

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    Any idea how many holes beneath the chrome side trim on 73+? It's a shame to hide that nice body line.

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    If you are talking about the LDO trim, chrome w/color pad insert, only has 2 holes on either end the rest has raised
    "pins" approx. 6 of them. So unfortunately, if you want to see that nice body line, you will have to grind off the "pins" and fill in the 2 holes, then repaint..........that's just on the doors, the rear quarter and front fenders all have holes.
    David
     
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    Thanks. I knew a repaint would be required just wasn't sure about body repair.
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    Is that for all the trim pieces? On the standard rub strips for the non LDO cars there are a lot more holes that that, The door only has two but the quarters and the front fenders are mostly holes.
     
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    We eliminated the side trim on our '74 Comet. I can't remember how many holes were left after removing the clips, but we filled them with fiberglass.
    Here's the result...
     

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