Blackened Windsheild Trim

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Blackened Windsheild Trim

Postby Mkweaver1958 » Thu May 09, 2019 7:48 am

My blackened windshield trim is delaminating.
How does the trim come off and can it be recoated?
Does anyone have experience with epoxy based paints and will they adhere to the stainless steel?
BTW, mine is a 90 Indy.

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Re: Blackened Windsheild Trim

Postby woody90gtz » Thu May 09, 2019 2:03 pm

Mine is doing the same. At this point, I think most are. I have thought about peeling it all off and just hitting it with black paint. I can't think of a reason the stainless would cause trouble as long as it was clean and abraded properly.

What I don't know is how the corner seams look once the plastic extrusion is taken off. It may look fine, or it may look worse than the delaminating trim...

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Re: Blackened Windsheild Trim

Postby yellow3800 » Sat Mar 19, 2022 6:30 pm

I have painted them with undercoating... puts some texture on it, and is matte finish. Another option is wrinkle paint. I wonder how FLEX SEAL would do!

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Re: Blackened Windsheild Trim

Postby snowblindburd » Wed Oct 12, 2022 12:42 am

There's a few 7mm screws that hold the trim in that are hidden behind the door seal. It pulls right off after you remove them. I didn't grab a great photo at the time, unfortunately, but this is what I have:

I cleaned mine up (tried to make the surface even since half the rubberized coating was missing), sprayed over them with a primer and then hit them with SEM Trim Black:




I later got a second set that were in much better shape apart from looking a bit tired, and gave them the same treatment. They turned out a bit nicer:

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