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post #1 of 52 (permalink) Old Jun 18th, 19, 4:22 PM Thread Starter
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Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

My car has been "done" for 19 years, but I've never had wheel well trim. What do you guys prefer, the clean look of no chrome, or something shiny to highlight the curves? I'm not worried about what's "correct" for my car. There's nothing correct or original about this car. I installed the trim on one side to see how it looks. What do you prefer?
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post #2 of 52 (permalink) Old Jun 18th, 19, 5:01 PM
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Re: Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

I like the trim on. I took the trim off my 67 SS and did not like the way it looked. I think if you took the rear mud flap off it would look cool too.
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post #3 of 52 (permalink) Old Jun 18th, 19, 5:17 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

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I like the trim on. I took the trim off my 67 SS and did not like the way it looked. I think if you took the rear mud flap off it would look cool too.

I'm leaning towards keeping the trim. Mudflaps might not look cool, but it has about 1/2" of Mickey Thompson rubber on it that would otherwise be on my quarter panels. I hate cleaning rubber off the paint, so until I come up with a better solution the mudflaps stay.
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post #4 of 52 (permalink) Old Jun 18th, 19, 6:01 PM
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Re: Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

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Im in the same boat I've had the trim since it went to second body shop, mine I kinda like without
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Re: Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

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post #7 of 52 (permalink) Old Jun 18th, 19, 7:07 PM
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Re: Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

The trim makes it look more complete. I like the trim.


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Re: Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

Chris, my vote is no on the wheel arch trim, i just think it looks cleaner to me with out. You do have an awesome looking car my friend. Terry
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Re: Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

I think the trim makes it look finished. I say yes to the trim.
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Re: Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

If "correct" is not your bag, then I vote for no trim.

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post #11 of 52 (permalink) Old Jun 18th, 19, 8:09 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

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If "correct" is not your bag, then I vote for no trim.

"No it's NOT A PONTIAC!"

Definitely not a Pontiac. Don't care about correct, but I do care if it looks good. Seems pretty evenly split between yes and no. Maybe I should just leave the trim on one side

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Yes on w/o moldings looks good.


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post #13 of 52 (permalink) Old Jun 18th, 19, 9:07 PM
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Re: Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

I have been debating the same thing. My car is silver and the trim kind of disappears. I like it on your blue car. Sharp ride!
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post #14 of 52 (permalink) Old Jun 18th, 19, 9:12 PM
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Re: Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

Do what YOU like. You dont have to please everyone. (but it does look better with it)
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Re: Wheelwell trim, yes or no?

I have the Chrome Trim on my 67 Fenders

she would look Naked without it

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