How To: Install Cowles Protekto Trim - Stick on Chrome trim

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Re: How To: Install Cowles Protekto Trim - Stick on Chrome trim

Post by fj20spl311 » Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:42 pm

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Re: How To: Install Cowles Protekto Trim - Stick on Chrome trim

Post by L320 » Mon Sep 05, 2016 6:59 pm

I know this thread is old. But as the original poster, I wanted to provide an update on how the "Cowles Protetkto Trim" is holding up for me.

Its been almost 3 years since I put it on and its still doing great! I live in the Phoenix area and it has been through 3 HOT phoenix summers. My car is garaged when not being driven, but its still hot in the garage. My trim shows no signs of coming loose anywhere. I have not had to redo any of it. I'm still happy with the results. :)

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Re: How To: Install Cowles Protekto Trim - Stick on Chrome trim

Post by peeeter » Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:17 pm

I also did this mod and have to say it looks great and I haven’t had to repair either!
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Re: How To: Install Cowles Protekto Trim - Stick on Chrome trim

Post by C.Costine » Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:26 pm

L320 wrote:
Mon Sep 05, 2016 6:59 pm
I know this thread is old. But as the original poster, I wanted to provide an update on how the "Cowles Protetkto Trim" is holding up for me.

Its been almost 3 years since I put it on and its still doing great! I live in the Phoenix area and it has been through 3 HOT phoenix summers. My car is garaged when not being driven, but its still hot in the garage. My trim shows no signs of coming loose anywhere. I have not had to redo any of it. I'm still happy with the results. :)

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Re: How To: Install Cowles Protekto Trim - Stick on Chrome trim

Post by bossbob » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:40 pm

I plan on doing this to mine as well,

I noticed your car does not have the grove in the quarter panel, do you know if it was filled in?
My car has the grove and wondering if I need to go back and fill it in as I do the body work.

Or, is the Protecto trim wide enough to fit over the grove?
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Re: How To: Install Cowles Protekto Trim - Stick on Chrome trim

Post by ACote » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:00 am

bossbob wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:40 pm
I plan on doing this to mine as well,

I noticed your car does not have the grove in the quarter panel, do you know if it was filled in?
My car has the grove and wondering if I need to go back and fill it in as I do the body work.

Or, is the Protecto trim wide enough to fit over the grove?
It is wide enough. just like the original. I just did the same.