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#1 Old 08-05-2013, 07:47 AM
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2012 WRX Sedan - Remove Window Trim?

I am trying to figure out how to remove the chrome window trim on a 2012 WRX sedan as well as the piece that wraps around the rear windows above the doors / quarter panel. Has anyone does this or can anyone point me to a tutorial?

I want to remove the one chrome piece because it's dented, and I figured I would take them all off for easier platidip or overlay application to black it out. The other black plastic piece is just scuffed up and I want to replace it.
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Now for the triangle peice, i haven't taken a look at it but it should be either a screw on the inside that you take you or it might pop out but that is just my 2c
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Saw you post this earlier on maybe LVSE.
Can't believe the dealer is such a pain in your ass.
I voted to just dip it, simply because it should hold up to our elements and can be redone very quickly if needed. Imagine if you ran into this same problem a year from now. Than had to replace these parts all over again. That would pretty much suck a fat one.

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Thank you. Yeah, the dealership has someone who is careless working back there or something, but their responsiveness and willingness to make things right has been exceptional. They ordered me a new trim piece.

I'm afraid of the Plasti Dip not being smooth. Can I do all the trim including what's already black?

I'm pretty good with overlays.
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I plastidipped mine a few weeks ago. Theres a good tutorial on youtube on how to do it. I just followed those instructions and it came out pretty good

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