Moldings & Arch Trims for auto

Body auto parts: Moldings & Arch Trims

Sidewall is a side part of the body. As in the car there are driver door and passenger door, sidewall is the space on the back right and left sides. It may be damaged in the result of an accident, vandalism or because of corrosion. In many cases it is possible to repair damaged places by smoothing with help of pallet and lacquer finish. But if the damage is serious and it is impossible to repair it or it will cost a lot to replace the sidewall.

It is necessary to detach the old sidewall from the body by means of angle grinder. But you need to check if the body isn’t deformed. If it is deformed, it cannot be repaired. Still, if the side wall is affected, it is possible to repair the car. It is necessary to weld new sidewall on to the body. Let this work to be done by an experienced welder.

Sidewall assembly is a hard work process. You won’t manage to do it without definite knowledge, experience and special tools. So it will be reasonable to give this task to a specialist from repair shop. If it is a vintage car, the repair may cost a lot. Before the repair make a preliminary calculation of costs. In our Internet shop you can order throttle valve, brake force regulator, turn indicator, expansion tank, stub axles, brake gear flexible pipe, brake gear booster and other car parts. It is very simple to make the order and the delivery will be fast. Make use of our online store service and save your money and time.

Defects of a molding/protective trims

  • corrosion;
  • chipping of surface parts and emergence of cracks;
  • fixations are worn out;
  • molding unglued;
  • clips come off.

Signs of the molding/protective trims defects

  • outer damages are noticeable;
  • abnormal noises are heard;
  • the component is vibrating during driving.

Causes of the molding/protective trims defects  

  • damages as a result of mechanical impact;
  • mounting of unsuitable or low-quality parts;
  • moisture impact;
  • regular temperature changes.

Repair and replacement of the molding/protective trim

If inspection did not detect visible damages of the molding surface as well as cracks and chips, but the trim comes off in several places, you must do the following steps:

  • carefully pry up the trim  holding its unfixed part;
  • slowly pull the molding;
  • if it is impossible to unglue the part, expose the trim to heat (for example, use a heat gun);
  • completely remove previous adhesive tape after demounting the molding;
  • put new adhesive tape on a   component;
  • apply a degreaser on the door surface;
  • glue the component on the car door.

The same steps allow to carry out a broken molding replacement.

If visual inspection detected mechanical damages on the protective trim, it is required to contact a service station. They may offer grinding and further component coloring.

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