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Old 03-25-2009, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by cyclopsblown34
Hammers, dollies, vise grip assortment, welder and Loctite adhesive dispensers. I've never replaced a skin on anything newer than a 70 Chevelle.
That Acura skin is like bolting on a license plate compared to a skin on a 70 Chevelle! EVERYTHING about that job is easier!

Buy the new Acura one, (I doubt there is aftermarket anyway) and don't clean up all the sealer or paint on the corners on the back side. When you get the new skin on you can fold it right over and see where the old one was. I am not kidding you, I know guys who will install skins like htat without even trial fitting the door before paint!

I would have a knot in my stomach if I did that, so I will always trial fit it after hemming the skin just to be sure. And sure enough VERY seldom does it need any more work.

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