Black Door guard thingy removal

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Black Door guard thingy removal

Post by DoubtedNeon » Mon Jun 16, 2008 11:10 pm

should i remove the door guards for when my graphics finally get done being cut and welded together? or should i keep them on? i need to know if theres holes underneath the guards or just adhesive on them...any suggestions?

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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Mon Jun 16, 2008 11:25 pm

Your graphics are being cut and welded together? Say what?!?

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The door gurads are just held on by adhesive.

Get rid of them.

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Post by DoubtedNeon » Mon Jun 16, 2008 11:41 pm

its a term they use, the person i went to is welding all of the black parts that cross together...reduces overlay...
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Post by Swordfish2Cowboy » Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:49 am

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Post by DoubtedNeon » Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:53 am

lol im not crazy!!! i want to get a lip kit also for my car...where do i find one!? and i need to know if its a good idea i take those guards off or if my car will look stupid without them!
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Swordfish2Cowboy wrote:They left a pry bar? Well get the prints like they do on CSI, and track those fuckers down. Then cap them.
grindpunk16 wrote: You and about 2 dozen other folks want that cover. It came with the car, and it's all mine.. :twisted: :bootyshake: \:D/

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Post by Ntyvirus1 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:03 pm

just make sure u use some kind of heat i.e a heat gun or a hairdryer and take ur time. thers a feewe how tos on here.
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:27 pm

The Mopar lip kits I think are still on sale.

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Post by DoubtedNeon » Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:09 pm

I JUST REMOVED ALL THE SiDE GUARdS!!! LOOKS SWEET :rockon: :rockon: :rockon: :rockon: :rockon: :rockon: :rockon:

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Post by sidepipe87 » Thu Jun 19, 2008 9:54 am

I want to remove them on my new neon but i'm apprehensive after reading multiple peoples accounts of bubbled paint underneath after doing so.
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Post by DoubtedNeon » Fri Jun 20, 2008 10:09 am

ya i had that to actually, but its not really noticeable...and its only on one side so its not a big deal to me personally it looks tougher that way...lol otherwise my car looked like an rc car
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Post by sidepipe87 » Sat Jun 21, 2008 12:28 am

what exactly does this bubbled paint look like everyone talks about? I'm curious. I probably will just leave mine on since I don't want to risk it.
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Post by Swordfish2Cowboy » Sat Jun 21, 2008 12:58 am

Paint with bubbles underneath it, making the surface rise up in little circles. Sometimes it chips off, sometimes just bubbles that look like shit. I never had an issue with my '03, but the older you go, the more you run the risk of getting some bad results.
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Post by sidepipe87 » Sat Jun 21, 2008 3:50 pm

yeah, mine's an '03 but it'd 5 years old now and I don't think I want to risk disturbing it.
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Post by Swordfish2Cowboy » Sun Jun 22, 2008 1:37 am

Maybe. I removed mine no more than six months ago. I've got a black car, and it came from Tennessee, if that has any bearing on the weather at all. But yeah, the toughest problem was getting all of the adhesive off. Also I've noticed that that paint has faded a little bit on the trunk lid where the DODGE logo was. You can only see it in a certain light with the right weather and at a certain angle, though.
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