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Hawkman48 10-06-2019 08:02 PM

Front wheell opening chrome trim - '82 Cab
 
I have been told by both Ecklers and OPGI that no one is making replacement front chrome wheel opening trim pieces any longer. I plan on being in Arlington on the 12th to see if anyone has a solution for this plus getting some ideas for paint schemes. But, in the meantime am hoping someone on this forum might have a source for these pieces for an '82 Caballero. Look forward to seeing you guys Saturday!

87next2last1 10-06-2019 08:14 PM

correct nobody is making the two-tone front wheel well moldings, will have to buy used ones

Old Bear 10-06-2019 08:56 PM

Place called IPull - UPull just set an '85 that looks like it has two tone paint.
https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/...991979387.html

87ls5.3 10-07-2019 05:02 PM

I've had the same experience looking for one. The left front on mine is the only molding that really needs to be replaced. But since re-painting is the last thing I plan to do, I'll cross that bridge when I get to it. Who knows? I might even delete the 2 tone and go solid. I like them both ways.

Joe

kat0069 10-07-2019 07:19 PM

I lucked out a found a NOS set on ebay. Otherwise they are only available used. NOW, I'm looking for 2 tone trim for a car WITH a front spoiler.....good luck.

pbr400 10-07-2019 08:50 PM

Two tone with chrome and a spoiler doesn’t exist. You either cut the trim or the spoiler. (Cutting the spoiler will be my plan).
Patrick

Hawkman48 10-09-2019 07:18 PM

Thanks....
 
Thanks to all for the replies. Majority of my chrome is in pretty good shape. Those pieces that are not, I can get from either OPGI or Ecklers. The one piece I can't get, I am going to painstakingly tap out until it looks decent, at least from a distance. I may have to have it polished out or re-chromed. I am going to check on that IPull-UPull to see what the condition is of their front wheel trim. Again, thanks guys! Hope to see you in Arlington Saturday.

Lilmike 10-10-2019 09:38 PM

wheel opening trim
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Hawkman48 (Post 2510380)
I have been told by both Ecklers and OPGI that no one is making replacement front chrome wheel opening trim pieces any longer. I plan on being in Arlington on the 12th to see if anyone has a solution for this plus getting some ideas for paint schemes. But, in the meantime am hoping someone on this forum might have a source for these pieces for an '82 Caballero. Look forward to seeing you guys Saturday!

Not sure since everyone seems to say no on them. I bought aftermarket ones a few years ago from "The ElCamino STORE". They had every piece of chrome trim for my 84 Conquista. Back glass, bed top, drip rail, all of it. It has been about 3 years ago. Maybe they don't any longer. But thought I would tell my story. Good luck.

ELClemente 10-14-2019 10:06 AM

check this site might have what you want

https://www.classicmuscle.com/909781...waAsVxEALw_wcB

87next2last1 10-14-2019 10:16 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ELClemente (Post 2511352)
check this site might have what you want

https://www.classicmuscle.com/909781...waAsVxEALw_wcB


it says

Does not include fender moldings or wheel arch moldings
Just the straight pieces on door and qtr panel

Mark62 11-06-2019 01:57 PM

I have been thinking about removing the trim from my 78.

cyberray 11-07-2019 07:16 PM

I will definitely be removing my trim from the 86 Conquista when I do my front end swap for the 84 cutlass supreme


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