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Today 11:16 AM
SlipperyNiblets
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I think I'm gonna leave the sill plates black just because the st wing I picked up, I painted flat black and the sills flow nicely into the wing.. In my opinion lol also I plan to wrap the roof black eventually. But the mirror caps do come off pretty easily. I've dipped them black before, maybe I could dip them white just to experiment! Slipperyniblets, do you have any pictures similar to my angle? So see the side of the car with the white mirros?
I'm stuck in the field right now, my wheels are dipped white thoughAttachment 174106
This is the only side pic I have before the mirrors to give you an idea

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Today 10:43 AM
benzondubs
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I think I'm gonna leave the sill plates black just because the st wing I picked up, I painted flat black and the sills flow nicely into the wing.. In my opinion lol also I plan to wrap the roof black eventually. But the mirror caps do come off pretty easily. I've dipped them black before, maybe I could dip them white just to experiment! Slipperyniblets, do you have any pictures similar to my angle? So see the side of the car with the white mirros?
Ahh nice. Yes wrapping roof black will be nice. Matte to match roof lines and spoiler?
Today 10:40 AM
benzondubs
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Tilt the mirrors all the way down and use a long thin flat head screw driver to pop the clips on the caps. There should be two of them. You'll rotate them forward to get them off, and you put em back on exactly how they come off.

Just take your time and be careful. Also putting them back on properly is a nightmare so take your time there too and make sure they click back in.
I knew there would be a way! Thanks I've screenshot this so might give it a try... I originally thought that this was one of those one time thing. ... once it comes off you can't put that piece back on... thanks again! The PITA to put back on part sounds scary though. ..
Today 09:49 AM
rainer61 I think I'm gonna leave the sill plates black just because the st wing I picked up, I painted flat black and the sills flow nicely into the wing.. In my opinion lol also I plan to wrap the roof black eventually. But the mirror caps do come off pretty easily. I've dipped them black before, maybe I could dip them white just to experiment! Slipperyniblets, do you have any pictures similar to my angle? So see the side of the car with the white mirros?
Today 09:03 AM
ChalupaJones
Post your mod pics!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tilt the mirrors all the way down and use a long thin flat head screw driver to pop the clips on the caps. There should be two of them. You'll rotate them forward to get them off, and you put em back on exactly how they come off.

Just take your time and be careful. Also putting them back on properly is a nightmare so take your time there too and make sure they click back in.
Today 09:02 AM
SlipperyNiblets
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You know the mirror caps come off pretty easy right? It'd be a lot easier to work with them I think.
How? I could not figure this out, if I can take them off I'll redo the caps

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Today 08:58 AM
ChalupaJones You know the mirror caps come off pretty easy right? It'd be a lot easier to work with them I think.
Today 07:49 AM
benzondubs
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Thanks, I went through so much vinyl, I would like to see how a professional does it, the edges are rough because you can't tuck them under so you have to cut the edges flush

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Yes!! Actually because of my skill level and slight imperfections, though it was a difficult decision I decided bite bullet and try.... worst case is I mess up and peel whole thing off...I masked off about 5mm around entire original trim and went around while thing. So now it has a black border following turn signal, top, and interior side etc...doesn't look too bad. I would imagine even if another body color it wouldn't be a bad idea either
Today 07:44 AM
SlipperyNiblets
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Well well well! Yours look perfectly wrapped! Skills!
Thanks, I went through so much vinyl, I would like to see how a professional does it, the edges are rough because you can't tuck them under so you have to cut the edges flush

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Today 07:36 AM
benzondubs
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Attachment 174082 the mirrors were a huge pita. I'm thinking about painting them

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Well well well! Yours look perfectly wrapped! Skills!
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