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Old 09-28-2010, 06:25 PM   #1
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Door Scuff Plates... help

Hey guys, just picked up some factory door sill protectors. Instructions say to carefully remove "door scuff plates". How do these come off? I think they may pop off if you pull up on them in the right places... anyone take theirs off?

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Old 09-28-2010, 06:31 PM   #2
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Pull 'em up. It's pretty simple.

Clean the sills before applying the protectors, as you should with all adhesive items.
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Old 09-29-2010, 04:27 AM   #4
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You need to take off your front kick panel first tho. pry off the dead pedal, there's going to be a plastic nut thing underneath that holds the kick panel in place. unscrew that, take the kick panel off and then just pull em off. for the fronts anyway. rears you can just pull off.
Didn't have to to any kickpanel removal on my install, and everything went in just fine...
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Old 09-29-2010, 04:38 AM   #5
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Didn't have to to any kickpanel removal on my install, and everything went in just fine...
lol i keep thinking the kick panel sits on top. it's just habit i take it off every time, whenever i take it off i usually need to take off the kick panel as well to get to stuff lol but yah to just remove the doorsills it should be fine...imma delete my earlier post lol

oh yah and to the op you should be able to get your fingers underneath them and slowly pull them up
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no pics here but just put your fingers under them and pull up starting on one side. It's pretty simple.
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Old 10-07-2010, 08:16 PM   #12
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The problem is the sill plate should also protect the edge where the paint is the thinnest and most contact is made there. The OEM sill plate protecters stop at the edge IIRC. I have only seen the AVS units that actually protect the edge.
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x2 did you just cut out the XRunner logo?

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The problem is the sill plate should also protect the edge where the paint is the thinnest and most contact is made there. The OEM sill plate protecters stop at the edge IIRC. I have only seen the AVS units that actually protect the edge.

The ones that I have seen that actually roll the edge, also make contact with the door gasket. SO, you might may a door hiss/leak.
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