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Window Trim Rejuvination! - RECOMMENDED
« on: December 06, 2018, 01:20:44 PM »
So, I have this outlined in my build thread but wanted to share it with the greater Montero community. I wanted to fix the ugly chrome trim after the factory black coating had cracked and begun to flake off. I had already peeled as much as I could off during the summer time. I recommend a razor blade and some patience to get it as clean as possible. When cutting I left about a millimeter of factory seal above and below the rubberized material that fits to the truck.

Anyhow, once it was done, I had a can of this rust-oleum undercoat spray in my garage and thought I'd give it a shot. Turns out it worked perfectly and has held up really well over the last few months.

Note: I didn't have to both with the windshield trim because Safe-Lite came and replaced the windshield and all the trim and now it's all black too, but I'm sure it'll work there just as well.

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Re: Window Trim Rejuvination! - RECOMMENDED
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2019, 11:12:53 PM »
Nicely done.

John B.
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