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    Reuse molding strip- Between Roof and Windshield?

    I removed this molding seal to prep for paint, should I reuse this molding seal or replace it new?


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    What condition is it in? If you its torn anywhere, cracked, dried up, curling the wrong way or anything than you should get a new one but if it's still in solid condition I don't see a reason why you cannot reuse it

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    I'd just replace it. You have it out and it's a cheap seal. Mind as well replace it. Then again, I'm into replacing EVERYTHING.

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    Replace it but make sure they use a nice strip, not a cheap thin universal one. After I had my car painted I took it to a local place here and they replaced mine and it has bumps and small gaps all over and they got that black sealer caulk all over my newly painted drip edge.

    You might even be better going and buying some and doing it yourself. Don't trust anyone with your car.

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