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2008-2013 Cadillac CTS Appearance Mods Discussion, bodyside moldings in Cadillac CTS Second Generation Forum - 2008-2013; Good evening, I need input on side body protection. Parking lots are killing me. I have a 2011 cts 4 ...
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    bodyside moldings

    Good evening, I need input on side body protection. Parking lots are killing me. I have a 2011 cts 4 door black. Painted body side molding to match vehicle or something else ?
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    Re: bodyside moldings

    Did you try sportwing.com? If your askin for an opinion...its your car....

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    They were killing me too but I would never consider adding moldings to these clean lines. Now I just park in the back where no one else is parked any where I go. Longer walk but no dings. Also found myself an awesome paintless dent removal guy that charges on average $50 a ding.

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    Re: bodyside moldings

    Quote Originally Posted by BlackWidow11 View Post
    Now you need that guy from the "scratch removal" commercial to come park next to you!!!

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    Re: bodyside moldings

    I Thank you all for your imput..... My cts is very clean, I was able to remove the door ding.... but the clock is ticking........ I will have to suffer with the line in order to have the protection. Dawn enterprise offers painted body side molding.... Your paint match with center colors : black chrome or charcoal..
    Thank you again

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    Re: bodyside moldings

    Quote Originally Posted by wcthunder View Post
    Now you need that guy from the "scratch removal" commercial to come park next to you!!!
    as long as he repairs it BEFORE I see

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    Quote Originally Posted by rnation View Post
    I Thank you all for your imput..... My cts is very clean, I was able to remove the door ding.... but the clock is ticking........ I will have to suffer with the line in order to have the protection. Dawn enterprise offers painted body side molding.... Your paint match with center colors : black chrome or charcoal..
    Thank you again
    post a pic when installed

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    Question though...with these strips, won't they protect dings only at the height which they are placed? Different cars with different heights and different curvatures of doors with different contact points wouldn't ensure a likelihood of getting dinged anyway?

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    Re: bodyside moldings

    I went with body colored aftermarket body molding. (NOT PAINTED BUT SOLID COLOR.) I have door edge and wheel lip..... Have done it on every car. In fact am adding another line of body side.... Did same on G8.... and all my other cars as well. Not cheap, installed was $400.00 BUT never a dink.... It pays for itself, I will try to post pics....

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