62 300 trim clip side moulding removal

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  1. SGT FURY

    SGT FURY Well-Known Member FCBO Gold Member

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    image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg How do you remove these trim clips properly for reuse? Looks like there is a hole that pushes in middle. 62 300 side trim.
     
  2. Pete Kaczmarski

    Pete Kaczmarski Senior Member

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    Does the clip fold over in half? If so gently lift the outside half and see what the car side half has an elongated hole to slide to the larger side for removal.
     
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    Ross Wooldridge Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Squeeze from the inside and push out?
     
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    You tap out the center pin with a punch. There are 4 fingers that get spread with the center pin, so they come in towards the center and the clip comes off the body. However after 58 years they get brittle and often break. I’ve had some luck spraying with lube first.

    If you can get to the other side, maybe only 20% of them, and gently pull those 4 finger to the center and they may come out easier.

    they don’t fold over in half.
     
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