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How can I fix the black that runs along the windows on the drivers door? Over time closing the door causes discoloration. I was thinking of painting it but I don't think the paint would last long. Suggestions?

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W.Cup said:
How can I fix the black that runs along the windows on the drivers door? Over time closing the door causes discoloration. I was thing of painting if but I don't think the paint would last long. Suggestions?

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You can buy new stickers from Ford.

I picked up a thing of "Back to Black" from Autozone and use it regularly on that, the molding, and the door handles.
 

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What are these stickers everyone talking about. I dont think i have these stickers on my car.
LOL, well I'm assuming your car is black...

On the non black ones (and maybe the black ones too, I dunno) they used a sticker along the back of the door to make the trim match up between the side windows.
 

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Yep, just that one section.

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BlackTbird96 said:
I just weent and looked at it. It doesn't look like a sticker? Is it a thick metal sticker?
Yeah, like a sheet of alluminum or something painted a flattish black.
 

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Damn is ford cheap. why didn't they just paint it...



Hey whats the best way to repaint the trim around the mirrors? Is there a sticker for that? That would be sweet! :D
 

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My question is, knowing just how cheap Ford is, why did they put the stickers on black cars? If you take the sticker off it's the same as the rest of the body color...
 

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You sure? whats the best way to remove them without hurting the paint. I dont want them on there then. I would rather have gloss black then flat black.
 

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Yep.. some here have done it. You just have to be real careful picking the corner off. Pull slowly and keep it as close to the car as possible (IE don't just grab the top and pull straight out) then clean up any goop, and make sure to wax the area.
 

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i repainted mine about a year ago. i sanded down to the grey underneath, primed and repainted it. didn't know it was a metal strip. made it look much better
 

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here's what you get!

It's made by Plasti-kote and it's the Flexible Bumber & Trim spray paint. Now look on the back for 1896 Gloss Black. They also have 1895 Semi- Gloss Black.

I was thinking about doing the new stickers as mentioned above but then I looked on my Dad's 99 Lincoln and saw that ford had painted his and did away with the sticker (you'll notice this on all the newer models) so I figured I'd save some bucks. This paint goes on great (just don't over spray) and it won't look newer than your old moldings. This is the way to go if your stickers are peeling and falling apart. Hope I helped. I can post pictures if any one needs them.
 

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i got my car repainted and they were bad so i just took them out and painted them the same as the car it looks good but i might just paint them black when my car goes back in the garage for my ground effects
 

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window trim "sticker"

I painted mine with "Marhyde Black Trim Paint" I also painted all the silver trim around the car with it as well. I even painted interior parts with it. It works great Doesn't flake or peel.

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Hey One Sad Bird, How 'bout more pictures of the girl?
 
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