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1/8" to  1" Narrow -- Door and Wheel Well Molding

Decorative, Protective Trim Molding for all Vehicles

Auto Body Molding Provides Ding and Dent Protection and a finished trim look.

Easy Peel-and-Stick installation.

Some Moldings on this page are Ordered Directly from the Cowles Factory,

Some items may not be stocked and are manufactured to order,

which may mean 7 to 10 Days before they ship.

15/16" Chrome Molding Bullet end Molding Spear Strips
15/16" Chrome Body Side Trim Molding Kit
16 ft Kit - 2 pieces 8 feet long  Ends are Die-Cut to bullet shape
MBT01DC-16 - 15/16" Chrome 2-piece Kit $72.50
Chrome Mylar covered PVC Body Side Molding
15/16 inch wide by 1/4 inch thick, gray PVC core Molding
MBT01-30 - one piece 30 ft long with square-cut ends $89.50
Chrome 7/8 inch wide auto body side Protection Molding Trim  Strips   7/8 inch Chrome Auto Body Molding Strips
7/8" Chrome Body Side Trim Molding Kit
Chrome Mylar covered PVC Body Side Molding
7/8 inch wide by 5/16 inch thick, Clear PVC Core Molding
20 or 50 ft Kit - One piece with square-cut ends
Not recommended for wheel well trim, it is too stiff
MPP01TC-20 - one piece 20 feet long $66.50
MPP01TC-50 -- one piece 50 feet long $109.50
Black 7/8 inch Door Protection auto body side Molding Trim  Strips 7/8" Black /strong>Body Side Trim Molding Kit
Cowles 14 feet kit - 2 pieces 7 feet long
Both ends are formed bullet shaped
M33-524  7/8" Black 2-piece Kit $59.50

Black PVC Body Side Molding, Not available in longer lengths
 7/8" wide by 5/16" thick black core, gloss finish molding
Click Here if you want the Bumper Kit
Molding Prices include Free Shipping*
Black and Chrome 7/8 inch Mid Line Body Side Protection Molding Trim   Black and Chrome 7/8 inch Mid Line Body Side Protection Molding Trim
7/8 inch Mid Line Chrome Border Moldings with Spear Points
Each comes as 26 foot kit - 2 pieces 13 feet long, 1/4" thick
Both ends are cut, formed and glued to spear point shape
Colored Center with Chrome Edges Auto Body Molding
Call to order, Colors Below with Chrome Borders
M25-780-01  7/8" wide     Black     26 foot Kit $79.50                  
M25-780-02  7/8" wide     White     26 foot Kit $79.50                  
M25-780-03  7/8" wide Dark Blue 26 foot Kit $79.50    Color 03 Dark Blue Molding Trim Strips
M25-780-08  7/8" wide Buckskin 26 foot Kit $79.50       Color 08 Buckskin Molding Trim Strips
M25-780-12  7/8" wide Silver (gray) 26 foot Kit $79.50  Color 12 Silver gray Molding Trim Strips
M25-780-99 7/8" wide   All Chrome  26 foot Kit $79.50                   
Not available in longer lengths
Black 7/8 inch wide Pyramid shape auto body side Protection Molding Trim  Strips   Black 7/8 inch wide Pyramid shape auto body side Protection Molding Trim  StripsBlack 7/8 inch wide Pyramid shape auto body side Protection Molding Trim  StripsBlack 7/8 inch wide Pyramid shape auto body side Protection Molding Trim  Strips 7/8" Wide Black Pyramid Molding
Cowles 30 feet kit with Square-cut ends
M33-430  7/8" Black 30 foot Kit $64.50
Black PVC Body Side Molding
 7/8" wide black paintable molding
Not available in longer lengths
Molding Prices include Free Shipping*
Caprice Style Colored Molding with Chrome Border

Chrome & Black Caprice Style 7/8 inch wide auto body side Protection Molding Trim  Strips   Chrome & Black Caprice Style 7/8 inch wide auto body side Protection Molding Trim  StripsChrome & Black Caprice Style 7/8 inch wide auto body side Protection Molding Trim  StripsChrome & Black Caprice Style 7/8 inch wide auto body side Protection Molding Trim  Strips
7/8" Wide Caprice Style Color with Chrome Border Molding
Cowles Caprice Style one piece 26 feet long, Square-cut ends
M33-916-01  7/8"       Black                       $74.50

M33-916-02  7/8"     White                         $74.50
M33-916-03  7/8"   Dark Blue  Color 03 Dark Blue Molding Trim Strips $74.50
M33-916-06  7/8"      Maroon      Color 06 Maroon Molding Trim Strips  $74.50
M33-916-12  7/8"  Silver (gray)   Color 12 Silver gray Molding Trim Strips $74.50
M33-916-53  7/8"  Gunmetal Gray Color 53 Gunmetal  Molding Trim Strips $74.50
PVC Body Side Trim Molding
 7/8" wide Chevy Caprice Style molding
Not available in longer lengths
Chrome 3/4 inch Wheel Well Protection Molding Trim Strips 3/4" Custom Chrome or Platinum Body or Wheel Well Molding
M37-024 3/4" Chrome $3.00 per foot, 20 foot minimum
Chrome Mylar covered PVC Body or Wheel Well Molding
M37-022  3/4"  Chrome   30 feet $87.50
M37-026  3/4" Platinum  30 feet $94.50
3/4" wide by 3/16" thick, "Ultraflexible" with Gray core
If you want a different length of CHROME other than 30 Feet,
Call to order, 20 foot minimum, Square Cut Ends Only
Chrome
Also available M37-024 as 150 foot reel for $275.00
Moldings Cut to Length from long reels are not returnable
Chrome 5/8 inch Wheel Well Protection Molding Trim Strips 5/8" Chrome "Band" Body Side or Wheel Well Trim Molding
M37-815  5/8" Chrome $2.70 per foot, 20 foot minimum
Chrome Mylar covered PVC Body or Wheel Well Molding
M37-830  5/8" Chrome 30 feet $79.50 
5/8" wide by 3/16" thick, clear core
If you want a different length other than 30 Feet,
Call to order, 20 foot minimum, Square Cut Ends Only
Also available M37-815 as 150 foot reel for $190.00
Molding Prices include Free Shipping*
Black 5/8 inch Wheel Well Protection Molding Trim Strips 5/8" Black "Band" Body Side or Wheel Well Trim Molding
M37-816 5/8" Black $2.40 per foot, 20 foot minimum
Black PVC Body or Wheel Well Molding Strips
5/8" wide by 3/16" thick, black core, gloss finish
M37-831 5/8" Black 30 Feet $69.50 
If you want a different length other than 30 Feet,
Call to order, 20 foot minimum, Square Cut Ends Only
Also available M37-816 as 150 foot reel for $170.00
Moldings Cut to Length from long reels are not returnable
Chrome or Black 5/8 inch Trapezoid Protection Molding Trim Strips    Chrome or Black 5/8 inch Trapezoid Protection Molding Trim StripsChrome or Black 5/8 inch Trapezoid Protection Molding Trim StripsChrome or Black 5/8 inch Trapezoid Protection Molding Trim Strips 5/8" Trapezoid Chrome or Black Body Side Molding
M33-221    5/8" Chrome 26 foot Kit, square ends
M33-231-04  5/8" Black 26 foot Kit, square ends
5/8" wide by 3/16" thick, Black with High Gloss finish
M33-221     5/8"   Chrome Trapezoid 26 Foot Kit   $59.50 
M33-231-04 5/8" Hi-Gloss Black Trapezoid 26 Foot $56.50 
Not available in longer lengths
Molding Prices include Free Shipping*
Black and Chrome 5/8 inch Fine Line Body Side Protection Molding TrimBlack and Chrome 5/8 inch Fine Line Body Side Protection Molding Trim
 5/8" Fine Line End view
5/8 inch Fine Line Chrome Border Moldings with Spear Points
Each comes as 26 ft kit - 2 pieces 13 feet long, 1/4" thick
Both ends are cut, formed and glued to spear point shape
Call to order, Colors Below with Chrome Borders
M25-530-01   5/8" wide      Black       Kit $69.50                 
M25-530-02   5/8"  wide      White    Kit $69.50                        
M25-530-03   5/8" wide Dark Blue  Kit $69.50     Color 03 Dark Blue Molding Trim Strips
M25-530-06   5/8" wide    Maroon     Kit $69.50    Color 06 Maroon Molding Trim Strips
M25-530-08   5/8" wide   Buckskin    Kit $69.50     Color 08 Buckskin Molding Trim Strips
M25-530-12   5/8" wide Silver (gray) Kit $69.50    Color 12 Silver gray Molding Trim Strips
M25-530-15   5/8" wide Light Blue Met  Kit $69.50  Color 15 Light Blue Metallic Molding Trim Strips
M25-530-19   5/8" wide Firethorn Red  Kit $69.50   Color 19 Firethorn Red Molding Trim Strips
M25-530-53   5/8" wide Gunmetal gray Kit $69.50   Color 53 Gunmetal  Molding Trim Strips
M25-530-99  5/8" wide All Chrome Kit $69.50  
Not available in longer lengths
Chrome 9/16 inch Lip Wheel Well Protection Molding Trim  5/8" Chrome & Black, Lip Wheel Well Trim Molding
M37-355 5/8" Chrome & Black
$2.80 per foot,
20 foot minimum
Black PVC with Chrome Mylar Wheel Well Molding
M37-353 5/8" Chrome/Black 20 Feet $54.50 
If you want a different length other than 20 Feet,
Call to order, 20 foot minimum, Square Cut Ends Only
Also available M37-355 as 150 foot reel for $195.00
Molding Prices include Free Shipping*
Black 9/16 inch Lip Wheel Well Protection Molding Trim 5/8" Black, Lip Wheel Well Trim Molding
M37-345 5/8" Black $2.60 per foot,
20 foot minimum
Gloss Black PVC Lip Wheel Well Molding
M37-343 5/8" Black Lip 20 feet $49.50 
If you want a different length other than 20 Feet,
Call to order, 20 foot minimum, Square Cut Ends Only
Also available M37-345 as 150 foot reel for $180.00
Moldings Cut to Length from long reels are not returnable
1/2 inch Chrome Auto Body Molding  1/2 inch Chrome Auto Body Side Protection Trim Molding 1/2 inch wide "Custom Chrome" Body or Wheel Well Molding
[Slimmer Profile is More Flexible than the Half Round below]
Chrome Mylar covered PVC Body or Wheel Well Molding
M37-752 - 1/2 inch  Chrome   30 foot kit $74.50
1/2" wide by 5/32"" thick, with Gray core
Also available as M37-751 - 150 foot reel for $199.50
Cowles Catalogue Pictures
1/2" Chrome Molding

       Profile View of 1/2 inch Chrome Auto Body Side Protection Trim Molding  1/2 inch Chrome Auto Body Side Protection Trim Molding
1/2" Chrome or Black 'Half-Round' Body Side Trim Molding
M37-425 1/2 inch  Chrome $2.70 per foot
Chrome Mylar covered PVC Body or Wheel Well Molding
M37-422 1/2" Chrome 20 feet $52.50 
M37-450 1/2" Chrome 50 feet $94.50 
M37-423 1/2"  Black  20 feet $49.50 
M37-451 1/2"  Black  50 feet $89.50 
1/2" wide by 1/4" thick, black core
If you want a different length CHROME other than 20 or 50 Feet,
Call to order, 20 foot minimum, Square Cut Ends Only
Chrome M37-425 Also available in 125 foot reel for $189.00
Black M37-426 Also available in 125 foot reel for $165.00
Chrome 7/16 inch Auto Body Side Protection Trim Molding   7/16 inch Chrome Auto Body Side Protection Trim Molding Strips 7/16" Chrome or Black 'Half-Round' Body or Wheel Well Molding
M37-540 7/16" Chrome $2.75 per foot, 20 foot minimum
Chrome Mylar covered PVC Body or Wheel Well Molding
M37-530 7/16" Chrome 20 feet $55.50 
M37-550 7/16" Chrome 50 feet $99.50 
M37-531 7/16" Black 20 feet $52.50 
M37-551 7/16" Black 50 feet $94.50 
7/16" wide by 3/16" thick
If you want a different length CHROME other than 20 Feet,
Call to order, 20 foot minimum
Chrome M37-540 Also available in 150 foot reel for $199.00
Black M37-541 Also available in 150 foot reel for $189.00
Molding Prices include Free Shipping*
Chrome 3/8 inch Auto Body Side Protection Trim Molding Strips 3/8" Chrome 'Half-Round' Body Side or Wheel Well Trim Molding
M37-625 3/8" Chrome $2.50 per foot, 20 foot minimum
Chrome Mylar covered PVC Body or Wheel Well Molding
3/8" wide by 3/16" thick white core
M37-630 3/8" Chrome 20 feet  $48.50 
M37-650 3/8" Chrome 50 feet $119.50 
If you want a different length other than 20 Feet,
Call to order, 20 foot minimum, Square Cut Ends Only
Also available M37-625 as 125 foot reel for $165.00
Moldings Cut to Length from long reels are not returnable
Black 3/8 inch Auto Body Side Protection Trim Molding 3/8" Black 'Half-Round' Body Side or Wheel Well Trim Molding
M37-626 3/8" Black $2.30 per foot, 20 foot minimum
Black PVC Body or Wheel Well Molding
3/8" wide by 3/16" thick, black core, gloss finish
M37-631 3/8" Black 20 feet $44.50 
M37-651 3/8" Black 50 feet $99.50 
If you want a different length other than 30 Feet,
Call to order, 20 foot minimum, Square Cut Ends Only
Also available M37-626 as 125 foot reel for $145.00
Molding Prices include Free Shipping*
Chrome 1/4 inch Auto Body Side Protection Trim Molding Strips 1/4" Chrome Ultra-Flexible Trim Molding
M37-078 - 1/4" Chrome $2.60 per foot, 20 foot minimum
Chrome Mylar covered PVC Trim Molding Strips
Designed to flex around tail lights, grills, etc.
1/4" wide by 1/8" thick gray core
M37-076 1/4" Chrome 30 feet $69.50 
If you want a different length other than 30 Feet,
Call to order, 20 foot minimum, Square Cut Ends Only
 
Also available M37-078 as 150 foot reel for $169.00
Moldings Cut to Length from long reels are not returnable
Black 1/4 inch Auto Body Side Protection Trim Molding Strips 1/4" Black "Half-round" Trim Molding
M37-711 - 1/4" Black $2.00 per foot, 20 foot minimum
Black Half-round PVC Trim Wheel Well Molding
1/4" wide by 1/8" thick black core, gloss
M37-731 - 1/4" Black 20 feet $39.50 
If you want a different length other than 20 Feet,
Call to order, 20 foot minimum
Also available M37-711 as 125 foot reel for $99.00
Molding Prices include Free Shipping*
Chrome 1/8 inch Auto Body Side Protection Trim Molding Strips 1/8" Chrome Ultra Flexible Trim Molding
M37-032 - 1/8" Chrome $1.85 per foot, 20 foot minimum
Chrome Mylar covered PVC Trim Molding Strips
Designed to flex around tail lights, grills, etc.
Cowles stated size: 1/8" wide by 1/16" thick, gray core
Measured by micrometer: .150" wide by .100" thick
M37-030 1/8" Chrome 30 feet $52.50 
If you want a different length other than 30 Feet,
Call to order, 20 foot minimum, Square Cut Ends Only
Also available M37-032 as 200 foot reel for $189.00
Moldings Cut to Length from long reels are not returnable
Hi Phil 1/8th chrome just arrived. Fantastic quality and service, just what the doctor ordered! Thanks again. Regards, David R, Tauranga, New Zealand

Phil, Received my 1/8 inch chrome striping today. Have already installed it on the boat and it is absolutely perfect. I'll send you some pictures when the boat is completely finished, it's a beauty. thanks, Rick R

Phil, I received the (1/4" Chrome) Molding today. It was exactly what I needed. I appreciate your help with the order. I will add you to my favorite sites. I may want to add molding on the car after it is painted. I will stay in touch. Thanks again for your help!!!!!!!! Mel L, Lagrange Ga

I received the (1/8" Chrome Trim) molding yesterday in good condition and some is on the car already. I am waiting for a dashboard piece to be painted to do the rest. It went on easily and I got exactly the results that I wanted. You have a happy customer. Grant B, Harisburg PA

Phil I purchased the (M38-640 2 inch Chrome side molding) some time ago and today because it was warm I put it on my Canyon. I am surprised how good the truck looks. Thanks for suggesting the chrome molding. Another happy customer. Robert G Millsboro DE

1 inch Chrome Auto Body Side Trim Moulding



Universal Chrome Auto Body Side Trim Moulding

The pictures at left illustrate how our chrome moldings are perfect mirrors and reflect the product boxes they sit on.

Auto moldings by Cowles or Trim-Gard are made of the finest quality materials to provide easy installation and long lasting performance. Moldings are made with virgin PVC cores and 3M acrylic automotive mounting tape.

Chrome Moldings are made with a reflective aluminized polyester film (Mylar) sandwiched between a UV protective coating and a vinyl backing that attaches the film to the translucent gray extruded vinyl core. In most cases, the Mylar film is wrapped around the molding core to the back side so the edge is protected by the 3M tape and not exposed to the elements. Care should be taken to avoid abrading the protective film, which can then allow salt and road chemicals to degrade the reflective properties of the Mylar film.

All mouldings are flexible and easy to work with.

Wider widths come with two strips of 3M peel'n'stick tape, narrower widths come with one strip.

Molding Kits come packaged in lengths convenient for the do-it-yourself installer.

Body side moldings can be used to enhance the appearance of your car or truck as well as function as a protective barrier for those nasty parking lot mishaps.  Side trim molding for trucks, cars, vans, SUV's, RV's, etc.

Easy to install. All of our molding comes with 3M acrylic automotive foam tape attached and ready to peel and stick on. Once applied, 3M peel-and-stick pressure-sensitive self-adhesive backing not is affected by weather or road chemicals. Not available in stores, we offer our trim moldings direct to you! Why pay for expensive dealer installation?

Prevent most minor dings, paint-chips and body blemishes that can happen when someone opens their door and whacks your vehicle. Many vehicles come with decorative side moldings strategically placed at "door-ding height" to help prevent this problem. If your vehicle lacks such protection, you may want to consider installing it yourself. Installing side protective body molding is a fairly simple undertaking, provided that you take the time to apply it carefully and meticulously.

Measure: Be sure to measure the area you want to protect. Note the length of the pre-cut kits, some trucks may need two kits if you want to extend the molding to the box as well as the cab.  If you are installing moldings into slots in bumpers or body side panels, be sure to allow adequate clearance so you do not need to force the molding into place. Order enough so you have a foot or two extra to practice your cuts.

INSTALLATION:
Materials: Body Side Molding kit, Sharp Cutting tool, Rubbing alcohol, Clean white rag, Masking tape, Grease pencil (whose marks will easily rub off). A warm garage or a sunny day makes the whole job a lot easier. Do not use a heat gun, and do not heat by close proximity to a radiant heater. High heat may damage the UV protection layer over the aluminized film (Mylar).

Moldings with 3M tape are best installed at temperatures warmer than 65 degrees. Plastic moldings are more flexible, easier to manipulate and cut when warmer than 70 degrees. Smaller moldings can be easily cut with heavy sharp kitchen shears or tin snips. For larger moldings, more than 1 inch wide or 3/16 thick, a clean straight cut is somewhat more difficult. A clean sharp anvil pruner will make it easier to get a straight cut on all sizes. A carpenter's utility knife with razor blade inserts also works well, but not one with the break-off blades.

The picture at left shows the professional tool used by our installers to cut molding, with 3.75 inch long replaceable razor blade. The Center picture shows  Husky Multi-cut tool available in hardware stores for about $20. The picture at right shows an anvil pruner from a local hardware or garden store, it will do the same job if it is sharp and clean. Read at more on cutters at bottom of page.
Professional Auto Molding Cutting Tool with replaceable bladeProfessional Auto Molding Cutting Tool with replaceable bladeRegular Anvil Pruners used as Molding Cutting Tool

Prepare the vehicle bonding surface by cleaning it thoroughly with regular isopropyl rubbing alcohol and a clean lint-free white cotton rag or clean disposable toweling. Do not use shop rags which may have dirt or oily residues. For more professional results, use 3M brand Prep Solvent 70 or similar products available at many auto stores.

 

THOROUGH CLEANING removes oily or waxy residues so the 3M Peel-and-stick adhesive can bond securely. Avoid using colored cloth rags for this purpose, as dyes in the fabric may leave colored residue behind.

We do not recommend using packaged alcohol towelettes because they may contain antimicrobial agents such as Benzalkonium Chloride, skin lotion, conditioners, or other additives which could leave residues that may prevent proper adhesion of the 3M tape.

If you use packaged towelettes for one cleaning step, you should follow that by another cleaning with clean disposable toweling and alcohol or 3M cleaner. Do not re-use towels from one cleaning step to the next, since they may re-distribute residues you are trying to get rid of.

Some common automotive products, such as silicone-based waxes or surface conditioners such as Armor-All or Tire Shine. may be  more difficult to remove completely. If such products have been applied to the surface any time in the past, it may require 4 or more repeats of cleaning with new clean cloth and alcohol or 3M solvent to completely remove. If you have any doubt of cleanliness of the surface, test with a small piece of masking tape to different area’s that have been cleaned. (Use a new piece of masking tape for each area tested.)

If the masking tape peels off without much resistance, repeat cleaning steps until the masking tape sticks aggressively.

We have found that 3M tape adheres better to painted surfaces than plastic ones. This is due to the inherent smoothness of the paint, where the plastic usually has a fine textured surface that tends to hold onto wax residues and may need more thorough cleaning.

 

If you do not have a ridge or line to follow on the car,
Apply a strip of masking tape to be a guide
to help position the Body Side Moulding to be perfectly straight. You may want to measure up from the ground at each end to get a parallel line. Stick the masking tape at one end, and hold it a few inches away from the car while pulling tape off the roll to the other end, eyeball your line, then stick it down lightly. Step back and look to see the lines are right, change if necessary. It is easy to change the tape at this point. Once the body molding is installed and the glue sets for a few days, it does not come off!

Once the straight line of masking tape is in place to provide a guide, use pieces of masking tape to temporarily "dry-fit" the entire length of body molding in place on the vehicle.

Determine where you'll need to cut the body molding for the doors and seams for a precise and accurate installation. Use pieces of tape or a grease pencil to mark the exact locations on the molding where you'll need to make the cuts. At the door-openings, and where the molding terminates at the edge of wheel-wells, you may need to cut angles to match the vehicle lines. Allow 1/8" minimum gap for door clearance. At the hinge side of the door you may need to bevel the end of the molding so that there is enough clearance when the door is opened.

Once you've marked the locations, carefully cut the molding. The molding is made from a relatively soft plastic. Cutting isn't difficult, but it is easier when the molding is warmer than when it is colder. Always cut chrome moldings with the blade entering the chrome side, cutting down through to the tape side.

Work with one section at a time, peel about a foot of the backing from the adhesive strips and press the molding into place. Then pull on the loose end of the backing and move along the molding, pressing it into place. Do not peel so much of the backing away that thesticky glue surface can contact other dirty surfaces which could then impair its adhesion.

After it is applied to the vehicle surface, rub each section of molding firmly with a soft clean cloth to help ensure that it is seated securely. You may want to come back a few hours later, or the next day, to give it another pressure rub to ensure the best adhesion.

Open and close the doors slowly, watching to ensure that the side molding is not touched or rubbed as the door moves.

Allow the molding adhesive to set up for at least 24 hours before washing your vehicle. Maximum adhesion is reached after 3-5 days in temperatures above 70 degrees, longer if it is cooler.

Chrome Moldings are made with a reflective aluminized polyester film (Mylar) sandwiched between a UV protective coating and a vinyl backing that  attaches the film to the translucent gray base vinyl extrusion. In most cases, the Mylar film is then wrapped around the molding to the back side so the edge is protected by the 3M tape and not exposed to the elements. Care should be taken to avoid abrading the protective film, which can then allow salt and road chemicals to degrade the reflective properties of the Mylar film.

3M Automotive Attachment Tape is a .045-inch thick, medium-density white acrylic foam tape with high performance acrylic adhesives on both sides and a red release liner. 3M Automotive Attachment Tape uses automotive OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) approved acrylic foam core and adhesive technology. It is characterized by high peel and shear adhesion, high internal strength, high conformability and excellent plasticizer resistance. Typical applications would include body side moldings, rocker panel trim, claddings, bumper trim and other automotive trim components. Because it requires no drilling into automotive painted surfaces, 3M Automotive Attachment Tape eliminates the concern for rust development associated with the use of mechanical fasteners. The unique stress relaxation properties of the tape's foam core allow it to expand and contract with temperature changes. Stress forces of an application are dissipated throughout the foam core, providing excellent long-term performance. The viscoelastic properties incorporated into these tapes allow it to conform to surface irregularities and gaps, providing a better fit by compensating for some part-to-vehicle mismatch. The use of 3M acrylic foam tapes eliminates the unsightly appearance of bolt, screw or rivet heads associated with mechanical fasteners. Surfaces remain clean and smooth, contributing to styling and aerodynamic design. The use of acrylic foam tape can eliminate steps in the installation process, often requiring fewer parts and less labor time.

Chrome Auto Trim Moulding installed on 75 Mustang Bumper

Phil:
Here is a picture of my 1975 Mustang, with the 1-3/8" molding installed. It fits the 74-78 Mustang bumpers perfectly, and is the final touch for the car show.
Bobby A, Placerville, CA.

Larry's Dodge with 1/2 inch molding installed Hi Phil
Just a note of thanks for the 1/2" chrome molding. You can see by the photo that those two strips were just right. Also thank you for shipping quickly. If by any chance you want to use this picture, I would be very proud. Thank you, Sincerely, Larry H Sumner WA
Chrome Trim and floorboards My Dodge Magnum trunk floor is now completed with the 5/8" chrome molding strips from Auto Amenity. The link is below. I had enough left over to fill the side indentations that nobody knows a use for. That plus the chrome HEMI on the cargo cover complete the look.
Tom B,  North Olmstead OH

Email your pictures and we will post yours on the website too!!

  Chevy Colorado with 2 inch Chrome Molding  I got door molding for my Colorado from AutoAmenity. They have any kind you could ever imagine. There are different size sections to click on with about 15 to look at in each section. I got the 2 inch chrome ones, they have 3M tape on it.
  Dave, Johnstown, Pa

Use Anvil-Style Cutters with a sharp Blade
going down onto a Flat Anvil surface,
to make the best clean, straight cuts, 
 as shown in the picture below

Do Not Use By-Pass cutting tools

such as Scissors or Tin Snips,

where two blades pass by each other,
they Will NOT give you a clean straight cut.


Example: 1 inch Chrome Molding as a Tailgate Accent

1 inch Chrome Molding as a Tailgate accent on a Dodge Dakota

Example: 3/4 inch Chrome Molding as Wheel Well Trim Accent

3/4 inch Chrome Molding as Wheel Well Trim

Example: 1/4 inch Chrome Molding as a Front Grill Accent

 Narrow Chrome Molding to accent grill bars