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Old 18 Aug 2004, 07:11 pm
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Default chrome spears below doors

I am interested in adding the chrome spears that go below the doors.
I have researched them in catalogs. I understand they go on with the 3m tape. My questions are:
Do they stay on well
Is it easy to install
Any suggestions before I put them on.
Any suggestions or experience during installation that i should know
Any hints on lining up the part properly to appear correctly
Any help I can get will be greatly appreciated.

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Old 18 Aug 2004, 08:49 pm
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Mark......I added the Chrome Spears as well and it's an easy task. Not that I don't trust 3-M products, but I did add a small bead of "Liquid Nails" along the adhesive strip for that "just in case" scenario. [8D]
As far as lining-up the spears.....they're fitted to the trim and can only be pressed on in perfect position. I have checked the adhesion often and so far so good.

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Old 18 Aug 2004, 09:47 pm
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I installed mine a year ago using the stock 3M tape, with no problems. (the stock ones are held on with 3M tape) However I will warn you, the chrome ones will show water spots alot more than the painted ones ever did.
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The trick to keeping them on is the prep. Make sure the
area where you are putting them on is clean. I use 3M
adhesive & wax remover than alcohol.I put on the flat ones.
Wifes car,I put the covers on a year ago and have had no
problems.
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Old 19 Aug 2004, 04:32 pm
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Mark, first off, Welcome to the Forums!
I bought mine to install myself but they offered to install them so I let them. The tape is holding up well on the spears, however I put on grill accents and one has started to come off. Maybe it was my prep work as Jimbo noted.

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Old 10 Sep 2013, 09:25 pm
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Default Re: chrome spears below doors

So do you put the chrome door spears over the existing ones? Or do you have to remove the old ones?
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Old 10 Sep 2013, 09:56 pm
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Default Re: chrome spears below doors

Looks better without them IMHO
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Looks better without them IMHO
Not evervone is a plain Jane. I personally love the chrome spears.
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Old 11 Sep 2013, 07:22 am
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Default Re: chrome spears below doors

I like mine too. Well worth the effort I went through to get them on since mine are the actual spears and not the covers.
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