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    Rocker Panel Moulding Removal???

    Hello everyone, I'm new to this forum but have used this website frequently. I have come across a removal process that I have not seen anyone write about. My 08 Explorer has the rocker panel moulding covering the frame and I want to remove it so I can install aftermarket running boards. My...
  2. J

    Reattaching Lower Body Trim

    Earlier this week I blew a tire on the interstate and when it happened it also ripped out this lower plastic trim from the body of the truck. It looks like it was only riveted on, but I'm not sure how to get to them due to the nature of the piece. Any suggestions? Thanks, J.J.
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    Mystery interior panel damage

    I have a 99 Explorer sport and since I've acquired it it's had this weird ? around both side mirrors on the inside. The pictures don't do it justice but the plastic is coming off almost powdery. I'm not entirely sure what's causing it but my guess would be washer fluid from the previous owner...
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    Cutting into dash?

    Has anyone here cut into the dash? I'm trying to add USB ports using the existing spot for the EATC sensor, but the dash almost looks like it has metal material on the back. Any advice would be appreciated, thanks. Update: It took an xacto knife and a lot of muscle, but I managed to expand the...
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    Hot Wires behind Driver side door pillar

    Hello Everyone... This is a bit strange. Diving home last night, the pillar next to the drivers seat was getting pretty warm. I could feel hot air coming from the seatbelt are where you can make the shoulder strap go up and down. Has this happened to anyone? 2003 XLT with a 4.0. What is...
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    Help! Looking for Trim!

    I am looking for P/Ns: 1L2Z7829164DAPTM 1L2Z78255A00AAPT
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    Drivers side seat trim?

    The trim (where the power buttons are located) on my drivers seat of my 2000 Ford Explorer Limited has cracked and fallen off from the metal frame. Does anyone know where I can pickup an oem drivers side trim? Thanks in advance!
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    Looking for a trim piece.

    Whats up guys. In november of '14 some lady rear ended me. a few months later i got the truck back looking brand new. but the idiot mechanic forgot a piece of the trim to put back. i tried looking on lmc trucks and a few other websites and they don't have it. if you are selling the piece I'm...
  9. J

    98 sport fender trim *need*

    does anybody have a back drivers side fender moulding theyre willing to sell or throw my way. my last ones brackets broke so i rigged it back on with bolts and im not liking the bushwacker look. found a passenger side one but have to build some new brackets cuz those are chazzled too. but no...
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    Taillight Tint

    I've undertaken some various vinyl wrapping / tinting projects, and one of the hardest parts is getting precise cutouts / cutlines. The only way to do it properly involves a decent amount of graphics work, and finding a shop with expensive machines to cut it. Furthermore, the initial setup fees...
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    Rear window glass -- Looking for a part, but I don't know what it's called...

    Folks, I picked up a 2006 Explorer XLT, V6. So far it's fantastic. However, I opened the rear glass during a grocery trip and noticed a piece of trim missing. I'm looking for a replacement, but I admit...I don't even know what it's called, so I can't locate it on any of the usual parts...
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    Completely Remove Trim?

    Can anyone point me to a thread that goes through the steps of removing all the trimming from the ex? Searched to no avail. I have trimming on bumpers, fenders, quarters and all doors. I might be buying a parts explorer in the next month and will be taking off bumpers, doors, hood, etc. The...
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    Step by Step on Bedlining trim

    hey guys just bought my 2000 xlt and the first thing i wanted to do was put a black bedliner on the trim. so my question is what is the step by step process of putting bedliner on trim. from what ive seen so far the process looks like this wash trim peices thoroughly sand down the trim (...
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    2011 Passenger Door Allignment

    I know there is already a forum on this issue but I can not seem to find it. I have a 2011 ex limited and it seems as though the front passenger side door is BADLY misaligned. It is clear that the gap by the front fender is way off and where the door trim meets the center console does not...
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    Rear Hatch Handle cover

    My wife has a 2001 Sport and the black plastic cover over the rear hatch handle disintegrated from age. I removed it as the remaining edges were sharp, but now the tag lights are exposed. I can't seem to find it listed anywhere on line. Is my only option to go to a dealer to order it? :(
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    Fenders with trim, mounting and compability?

    I need some new front fenders for my 92 Explorer EB edition. I live in sweden and there's not a lot of 91-94 parts to find in good shape here. I have found fenders from a 94 explorer (the 2-door version) but it has the wheel well trim aswell as the rocker panel body trim. My questions are...
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    Idea put into action (Interior trim painted)

    So i got an idea while talking to a friend and I decided to paint some of the trim in my car white. I have a 2002 Ford Explorer XLS, which is grey and I figured it would give it a nice clash. Here's some pics :) Enjoy and tell me what you think, Good or Bad, Yay or Nay. :exp::exp::exp...
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    Price of painting exterior trim?

    So I have a 2008 red Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer And I'm thinking about changing the color of the trim to black. How much would it cost to have the trim painted black? Also I want to make the door handles black, what is the best option for that?
  19. LONO100

    re-finished the trim in my 03 ST (PICS)

    HEY ALL, the rubber coating on the trim in my ST's dash was starting to peel a bit near the AC controls, so i took the piece off and re-did it using some tips i got from briandye in another post. it worked out pretty good. i repainted it white since the color of mt ST is white. it gives it a...
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    Help with plastic trim

    Need help with body trim on my '98 Sport. Today I'm pulling the trim panels off of my Ex. My concern is I haven't had them off and was wondering if there was a trick to it or just pull the screws and yank the s.o.b. off. My body is in excellent shape with the exception of the rockers and I want...
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    HELP college kid!!!!

    I have 2002 ford explorer xls. I want to repaint the trim....WHITE. How do I make it look glossy like the rest of my paint?
  22. BigRondo

    Painted Pillar Trim

    After reading several threads on painting the faded black pillar trim I decided to give it a go. Be sure to check out my other write-ups: How To: Replace Blend Door Actuator in 3rd Gen Ex How To: Remove/Replace 3rd Gen Door Panel How To: Install Signal Mirrors On 3rd Gen Ex How To...
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    Not previously answered

    Thanks to all who gave answers to my last question; the starting problem seems to be over now. Okay, I've done as much checking as I can in these forums and in my repair manuals and I have not seen this question answered: How do you remove the plastic trim on the top of the bumper for an Eddie...
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    Hello. I'm looking for fender flares wheel well flares that will fit a 1999 Explorer

    The wider the better, doesn't matter what color as long as they will fit. i live just outside Philadelphia, pa in bucks county pa. i can pick up and pay cash or pay via pay pal. i need asap.... please call me ANYTIME at 215.501.6148 if i don't answer, leave a message, i really...
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    painting exterior body trim Q

    i have a 2002 ex. it is white, with the hideous faded grey-ish body moulding, fender flares, and bumper covers... the gray has faded and is now mostly a light gray and is not a consistent color throughout. i love the look of the all white explorers that have thebody molding color matched...
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