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post #1 of 27 Old 05-16-2012, 04:47 PM Thread Starter
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To Trim Or Not To Trim?

One of my door bump gaurds is starting to peel off. I like the way it looks with it on there but i am looking for b4 and after pics of the side trim on and removed. I liked the pinstripe i had also untill i removed it and liked it WAY better. This may be the same thing. I know they dont make it anymore and it is in nice shape so i may get some adhesive and try to stick it back on where its lifting or just remove it all together.

Just help me to decide what to do with a few helpful pics. THANKS

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I would try and re-stick it, it looks good on your truck with those wheels and the fender trim.



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Yea i think all the chrome flows well but its not too much to be over bearing

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no its just the right amount. Then again I guess I'm one of the few left that like chrome and not flat black everything



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I like it with the trim, I say keep it.

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keep it, i would remove if it were a two tone, and i have chrome 20's lol, but i removed mine kause it was half missing and some was broken/peeling off when i bought the truck

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find someone to photo shop it off of there i bet it would look good!


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2008 f250 lariet crewcab short bed
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6" lift on 35's

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Banks intercooler, DIY exhaust brake, DIY electric fuel, zf5 speed convertion.
DIY Custom front shackle reversal, rear blocks, front bumper, roof rack and headache rack

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Junk that junk. Just add some chrome tube steps to accent the center of the truck with something.

Here is mine with the trim.



Without the trim and no steps.



Without the trim and with chrome tube steps.



I would recommend taking it to a body shop and letting them remove it as it might peel the paint.

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after the shop i say keep it frank

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