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Roof moulding replacement

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by kb7, May 30, 2019.

  1. May 30, 2019 at 6:53 AM
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    Has anyone replaced their roof moulding? Mine are starting to come up on the ends and I'm hoping it's a easy DIY. Toyota website says each side runs about $100.

    Do you just strip them off and use an adhesive to attach to the roof?? Any issues with getting them into the sealer around the window?

    Thanks in advance.

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  2. May 30, 2019 at 7:09 AM
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    FirstGenVol

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    They don't appear to be in bad shape(better than mine). You can do what @Professional Hand Model did to his. Pull them up, clean underneath, and apply Fuze, push back into place. Or buy new double sided tape which is what they come from the factory with.

    I think you could salvage those without having to replace.
     
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  4. May 30, 2019 at 6:34 PM
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    Did you completely remove the moulding, and the. reattach? Mind sharing what products you used? Looks like you painted as well.
     
  5. May 30, 2019 at 7:14 PM
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  7. May 31, 2019 at 3:57 AM
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    I did not completely remove them, but just pulled them up where they were loose to clean as best as possible underneath. Made sure everything laid flat and taped off both sides. Lightly sanded everything including the little lip on the painted cap to give the caulk (Fuze by Liquid Nails) a bridge to attach.

    You may have to push your ends down first with a small dap of adhesive under the underside and weigh it down till it sets up then come back and do the above procedures. Do not caulk the end pieces where they terminate into the windows as it will create a dam effect.

    Remove tape and let caulk set up. Painting involves taping the strips again. Clean with alcohol and spray paint with Rustoleum Industrial Black (matte).
     
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  8. May 31, 2019 at 5:24 AM
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    If this is your first Toyota, you probably don't realize that their basic, routine technology (like trim attachment) changes or evolves very slowly. Toyota guiding principle seems to be "find the best way to do it by perfecting it", then don't change it for generations. It works for them most of the time.

    Anyway, having said that, what @Professional Hand Model said makes sense for your truck:

    With that worn paint, new roof moldings will be out of place, not to mention un-necessary expensive. I am unfamiliar with Fuze. I have used 3M double-sided tape made for exterior trim attachment. I used it to apply side moldings, which is a much more difficult application, and they recommend for ground effects kits. It will definitely work...forever. Get the professional quality tape (below) that they make specifically for exterior trim, not that cheap consumer sponge crap at home stores.

    https://www.amazon.com/3M-3614-15/dp/B002JOVUO0/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?crid=ER2ROWDLKTOD&keywords=3m+automotive+double+sided+tape&qid=1559304792&s=gateway&sprefix=3M+auto%2Caps%2C186&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1
     
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