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Old 11-30-2017, 06:40 AM
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removing JCW door sills to reuse them

Has anyone been able to remove the gelcoat JCW door sill trim pieces and not destroy them? I need to remove them to have the skirts painted and don't want to buy them again, if I can.
Would a heat gun be sufficient in loosening the double sided tape? The first thing I noticed was the thing wants to crack like glass. Would the heat help that too?
 
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Old 11-30-2017, 06:48 AM
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You will need to be careful and use a heat gun. When you peel them then can bend and crinkle and crease.

There is a gel coat one and the metal checkered one. Gel coat version peels easier. Its a foam double sided tape. You will have to scrape the old stuff off the rocker as it tends to stick. Metal ones tend to crease. 51477406651 and 51710421202


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Old 11-30-2017, 06:28 PM
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Well, it can be done, but geez, it's a pain. Lots of heat. Lots of patience. And more patience and heat.
I did crack one, but it's tolerable. Now to find some thin double sided sticky tape.
 
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Would this be the correct tape to use to readhere them?
http://a.co/0yRjWav
 
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Thats what i used. Its has to be 3M. Dont get the knockoff junk. And watch what you buy on amazon. Sometimes its not the real thing.
 
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