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Faded B pillars? 7th and 8th gens solution

Have faded B-Pillars? Hate the idea of chrome overlays (like me)? Here is another potential solution. They have them for both 7th and 8th gens. I know there have been a lot of posts in the past re: complaints about fading B pillars. Hopefully this helps ......

I just ordered a set for our 01 Caddy. I have been looking for black overlays for a while and just learned about these from another site. Historically, all I could find was chrome, stainless, or CF. I will report back on quality when they arrive.

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Stuck. Great find! Can't wait to hear about the quality and look. We need pics before and after too....don't make ME ban you.

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don't worry Matt, I will be sure to take pictures.... though, depending on the directions, I may have to wait till it gets a little warmer.

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I wonder if they will oxidize easily, or if they will be fairly resistant to that. That is my experience with shiny surfaces not covered in clearcoat is that they get that rainbow effect from oxidization. That has yet to be seen of course. If they stay clean, I may have to pick up a set.
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If they last 2 years I will be happy.

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Wow thats pretty cool. I just painted mine though. Cant wait to see them.

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Nice. I had seen something like that for my 7th gen but never got the chance to get em. Can't wait to see the results.



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I will definitely post pics.

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Nice! I hate the chrome ones too

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I hate the chrome- there's a "queens car" at school that has dents ALL OVER with 'em on and I hate the look. Mine are getting a little nasty, but the rear quarter-wiindows have that plastic around them and it looks like I have actual Dry-rot or something... looking for something for that too...

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They arrived last week. Installed earlier today. But, I am going on vacation. I will post pics later next week. They are great. Worth every penny.

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