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Old 05-22-18, 09:29 AM
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The silver-lining is that the roof drip molding is chrome underneath. Maybe go over it with 1000-2000 grit and make it polished chrome.
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Old 05-22-18, 12:03 PM
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mine was holding on pretty good for years. then when i had my roof painted black, the sander they were using took off the left side wrap. because it was their fault, they painted it free of charge...
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Old 05-22-18, 02:48 PM
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I just went to my buddies shop and we went through the all day removal of the factory wrap. I do not know why Lexus did it, I think it looks great without it.
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Old 05-22-18, 02:50 PM
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I'm going to have to bring mine by a body shop... about 2 foot on both sides it of the front came off but, how the heck do you get the rest of it off ?

I've heard it would be fairly cheap to have someone just remove it all and polish it off..
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Old 05-22-18, 06:10 PM
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It's probably $200 to have a local shop wrap those pieces, might be worth considering if you don't like the thought of removing all the wrap and going with the chrome.
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Old 05-23-18, 10:43 AM
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Is anyone familiar with the process of taking those drip rails off the car?
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Old 05-23-18, 10:52 AM
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Take a look on YouTube of vinyl wrapping roofs. Many of them take off the roof drip molding so you can see. Requires something like a credit card to get under the molding and sliding off the roof clips.
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Old 05-23-18, 12:30 PM
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I think this is the same as the "delaminating drip rails" thread. It's just getting worse as time goes on.
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