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post #1 of 13 Old 04-23-2009, 05:02 PM Thread Starter
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Body moldings?

The molding strips that are along the doors do they have holes behind them or are they just stuck on there with 2 sided tape? I want to remove these for a smoother look I noticed on later models they dont even have them anymore and like that look better

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The molding strips that are along the doors do they have holes behind them or are they just stuck on there with 2 sided tape? I want to remove these for a smoother look I noticed on later models they dont even have them anymore and like that look better
They're just glued on

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they are on with double sided tape. here is some info from when I removed mine:

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Dude is that all your lift is is 4.5. Your truck is sweet. I love the silver and black look! All you need is smoked cab lights and it would be set!

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O and thanks for the info guys I will be removing these prolly this weekend

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Thanks, I'm very pleased with how it turned out. Its a 4.5" DR lift plus 1" TEI spacers on the front for a total of 5.5". Then the rear is 5" DR springs plus 1" blocks. So I guess you could say basically its a 6" lift. I was tired of seeing chrome wheels. Every truck in my area looks the same with all the chrome wheels, so I went black. Getting ready to pull the chrome bumpers and grill off and put ones that are color matched to the truck.

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Will look good when you are done! I am lookin at those same wheels for my truck in the future. You have any front shot pics so i can see how far the tires stick out? What kind of backspacing you got?

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4.5" backspacing 18x9 wheels. Best front shots I have:




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I took them off and I like it sooo much better but MAN now I need to wax and buff where they were But just bought that black box wax kit so that should take care of it

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