Metal trim on hardtop

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Metal trim on hardtop

Post by scolastico » Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:20 pm

Just noticed that the trim piece on my 57 hardtop appears to be "peeling/ flaking". It is the trim piece along the rear lower edge adjacent to the back deck. I though that this piece was chrome or stainless - but I guess not. I purchased the car with the hardtop so I don't know if the trim was replaced. Anyone know what metal the trim is supposed to be? Any idea if I can "repaint" the trim?

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Re: Metal trim on hardtop

Post by Joe Johnston » Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:22 pm

Could you post a picture??
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Re: Metal trim on hardtop

Post by scolastico » Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:49 pm

Thanks Joe. I'll give it a try - might take me a day or so to figure it out.

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Re: Metal trim on hardtop

Post by scolastico » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:01 pm

OK, I hope this will work.


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Re: Metal trim on hardtop

Post by ICON 1961 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:43 pm

that look's to be painted. My roof trim is stainless steel trim...
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Re: Metal trim on hardtop

Post by scolastico » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:06 pm

I thought my was stainless too, until it started peeling. Think I can repaint it?

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Re: Metal trim on hardtop

Post by CSPIDY » Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:51 pm

The stainless trim on our birds where chromed from the factory. You can take it to a Finnish shop they can repair it and rechrome it. Although yours appears to be in very poor condition and may be more economic to replace
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Re: Metal trim on hardtop

Post by scolastico » Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:30 am

Yes, I 'll probably just replace it. Thanks

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