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How To: Install Body Trim

Project Overview

Learn how to upgrade the exterior of your 1981-87 Chevrolet or GMC Truck by replacing your old, worn out body trim, or installing new trim. First, Kevin Tetz will show you how to install rear corner molding and side molding on the body of your truck. Then, he will show you how to replace and install a new drip rail frame and molding above your front door windows. He finishes up the project by showing you how to install a new cab molding. All of the kits used in this video are available from LMC Truck.

Project Difficulty

(1 star being easiest)

Estimated Parts Cost


* pricing subject to change

Estimated Project Time

8 hours

Required Tools:

  • Tape Measure
  • Screw Drivers
  • Sharp Cutting Blade
  • Safety Glasses
  • Speed Square
  • Molding Cutters
  • Cordless Drill
  • Drill Bits
  • Masking & Fine-Line Tape
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Paper Towels
  • Micro-Fiber Cloth
  • Diluted Alcohol Cleaning Solution
  • Socket Set
  • Ratchet Wrench