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oldredpolo1990
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wheel arch trim

Post by oldredpolo1990 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:22 pm

Hi - my 1990 polo saloon has blck plastic wheel arch trims which have separated from the body and have become a bit ditprted in shape. any idea if i can get them back in shape or get spares to reolace that fit snug. thanks

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Re: wheel arch trim

Post by alexperkins » Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:36 pm

VW Heritage sell replacments

To reshape youll need a heat gun and tigerseal to bond them to the bodywork

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Re: wheel arch trim

Post by oldredpolo1990 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:48 pm

bit worried about using a heat gun in case i melt them. Any further details please?
thanks

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Re: wheel arch trim

Post by alexperkins » Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:50 pm

How bad are they warped? You might find a hairdryer is hot enough to help tease them back into shape

Post some pics if you can

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