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JulesK



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Gulp!!! side mouldings

Well ordered mouldings from Matford's Friday arrived Saturday TOP service that. now to fit Shocked Any tips please. If it wasn't so bad it'd be funny.

Freelander 2 GS 2013..... Gone.
Freelander 2 HSE auto 2013 ..... Try again.


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jules



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Ive done this to three Fl2s.

My tips :

Door surfaces need to be clean and degreased well.

Make sure the ambient warm is warm enough. I use a hair dryer to gently warm the strips and door. (Dont use a heat gun - its too hot and its too easy to damage things)

I used masking tape to hold the each strip in place whilst I stood back to check alignment. Then I placed a few washable marks (eg 2B pencil) where the upper edge of the strip needs to be.

I cut the end silver foil in half and gradually pulled the red tape off from above and below as I went along, rather than pulling it off in one go and having long sticky edges to deal with - I didnt have another person to help.

Then went over each strip giving the edges a hard press.

Never had any ends peeling off.

Best of luck Jules

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Largered



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nice one Jules.

Just remember the 2mm gap on the rear doors near the 'B' pillar.

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jules



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yep - thats very important if you want the doors to shut properly Jules

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Solihullman



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Side mouldngs

Yep, got mine from Matfords too. Just follow what jules says and you can't go wrong.

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BothyBob



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Scotland 2012 Freelander 2 TD4 GS Manual Firenze Red

I have ordered side mouldings for my firenza red Freelander2, and having 2nd thoughts about them enhancing the appearance of the car,and ordering black vent fittings have I done the right thing?

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LOLER



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I am very happy with mine

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BothyBob



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Looks good, I have black door handles, wing mirrors and black underdoor trim and propose to fit black side vents
might be to much black

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westville



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Nah I hate LRs use of multiple coloured components and have spent a lot of time and effort getting rid of the grey and greyish bits on mine to create a consistent theme - monochrome !
i reckon the red car would look good with black side vents too

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JulesK



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Thanks Loler was wondering what mine would look like when I get them on this week as got the same also is that factory tint or after fit? if so what % please. If it wasn't so bad it'd be funny.

Freelander 2 GS 2013..... Gone.
Freelander 2 HSE auto 2013 ..... Try again.

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BothyBob



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Thanks Westville your car looks great with the bits in black, has convinced me that I have made the right choice
Will post pictures when complete

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BothyBob



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Anyone know where I can get TD4 in black letters ?

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I sprayed mine with matt black car paint - then decided I didn't want them on after all Rolling Eyes 2013MY Fuji White GS

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LOLER



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JulesK wrote:
Thanks Loler was wondering what mine would look like when I get them on this week as got the same also is that factory tint or after fit? if so what % please.


I can't remember what the percentage tint was, they showed me various tints
but went with what they said was the most common.

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