(Topic ID: 241518)

Tips on removing rusted lift (backglass) trim


By embryonjohn

25 days ago



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    #1 25 days ago

    I’m wondering if there’s a trick or if it’s even worth trying to remove rusted trim from a perfect backglass. The game is a 72 Fireball and it’s the only eyesore about the game. The trim is really on there. I can just see the art coming off the glass if I get busy with it.
    Any ideas?

    #3 25 days ago

    Thoroughly mask off the glass, remove/strip as much of the rust as possible. Prep and use an appropriate metal paint on the trim while still on the glass.

    Good luck.

    #5 25 days ago

    Here is a video of high_end_pins removing one on a restoration (ignore the thumb, it starts with the removal of the lift channel):

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