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Old 05-17-19, 05:07 PM
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Old 05-17-19, 06:43 PM
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Breaks up the midline, giving it mildly sleeker silhouette. I prefer without...no dirt build-up.
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Old 05-18-19, 07:54 AM
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Not a fan, the symmetry doesn't coincide with the rest of the car. But go with what makes you happy!
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Old 05-18-19, 10:04 AM
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I agree with both of you. Not a fan.

I am interested in this car. But I wonder if the molding can be removed by a body shop without damaging the paint?
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Old 05-18-19, 10:44 AM
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I agree with both of you. Not a fan.

I am interested in this car. But I wonder if the molding can be removed by a body shop without damaging the paint?
Absolutely hideous, ruins the sleekness of the side profile of the car.

Good news is that given that itís a new 2019 and the fact that itís a dealer installed item, it should come off with no problem and not leave a trace. The side moulds are most likely attached by 3m so removal isnít an issue.

I wouldnít let the dealer remove them, have a reputable body shop remove them.
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Old 05-18-19, 11:09 AM
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Agree. Can easily be removed using a low setting heat gun, and floss.
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I dont think they came stock like that.
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no no no no no
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Truly hideous. Might as well have installed a brush bumper while the were at it.
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I know taste is subjective, but how can someone think that looks good?
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Old 05-20-19, 09:50 AM
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I know taste is subjective, but how can someone think that looks good?
Good question. Was this a dealer add to try to extract a little more profit? Or did someone sign for the car, ask for it to be added, then backed out. That's all I can think of.

It also has film protection and door guards. I think its a deal that fell through.

Regardless, a very poor decision by someone.
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