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  1. barbee6043

    barbee6043 Well-Known Member

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    Yes it is for ale, wife thinks 5 old Mopars are a bit much!? So I will continue working on my 77 Volare premier wagon till it sells or sh decides 5 is a good number. I will do the wood grain with paint as it seems to work great as seen on U Tube. I have taken trim off many mopars over three last few decades but I have never taken any off without the old brittle plastic clips breaking. So I assume if I try these clips will do the same. I have never been able to find replacement clips , even from places like RT Specialties, etc. for anything and besides they never answer their phone!!
    The trim needs to come[​IMG] off!! and back on!!
    Any ides, help?????

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  2. Aspen500

    Aspen500 Well-Known Member

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    Not sure if this place has what you need but, they have a gazillion clips, retainers, trim screws, etc. Worth a shot I guess. I've gotten things from them before, mostly trim type screws, cage nuts, door panel clips, original style body bolts and nuts, etc. They only sell in a box quantity but for the price, it's worth having extras "in stock". Kind of tough to find what you're looking for on the site so, I usually just scroll through until I see what I need.
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    volare 77 Well-Known Member

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    I`m pretty sure most of the white plastic clips have a part number on them. Google the part number if you find one.
     
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    If anybody can get an unbroken clip I can see about reproducing them.
     
  5. kmccabe56

    kmccabe56 Well-Known Member

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    www.clipsandfasteners.com will most likely have what you need.
     
  6. barbee6043

    barbee6043 Well-Known Member

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    They might very well have something that will work. Lots f stuff, lots of GM and hunday stff too! lol Thanks for the place to look
     
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    That's good to know! Thanks!
     
  8. BudW

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    Send me a PM with the year model and trim level and I can send you sheets with all the factory part numbers on trim, clips and such. On cars older than say 15 years old, I would say you might be able to save 40-50% of the plastic clips. My opinion is: if you already will need to replace 50-60% of clips, you might as well get all new ones (which will allow more give to ‘em anyway).
    All of plastic clips Chrysler used at the time, does have the part number stamped on them. Metal clips are a different story. Also, you will not know how many or of which types to get, until after trim is removed.

    Different note – I had to look far and wide to find a nice wagon without woodgrain. I’m not a woodgrain fan. If a woodgrain car fell into my lap, I would be working hard to get it deleted (yes, a much easier-said-than-done job). That would mean removing all the un-necessary clip nails (the term I use, that holds the clips in place) and such. Most of the lower half of trim is the same (woody or not).
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  9. Oldiron440

    Oldiron440 Well-Known Member

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    I removed the wood grain from my Aspen for a much cleaner look.
     
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    barbee6043 Well-Known Member

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    Just curious do you have a pic or is it you removed the trim around the wood grain also??
     
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    Oldiron440 Well-Known Member

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    I took everything of and painted the car complete. Sorry I don't have pictures this was in the early 80s.