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Window trim

Why do some cars have chrome window trim and others don't? Mine has chrome front and no rear. Is that normal or did the PO remove the rear?


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Old 05-26-2007, 11:30 AM
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I've never seen a 930 with bright metal trim before. The rear window gasket may be one for a 964 as they didn't have the trim stuck in them.
You should be able to buy the black trim pieces or replace the windshield gasket with the 964 gasket if you want all black trim.
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Old 05-26-2007, 06:44 PM
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So I can use 964 seals front and rear with no trim?
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Only if you buy the 964 front screen (glass) as well.
I have no idea about the back.
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Only if you buy the 964 front screen (glass) as well.
I have no idea about the back.
I guess I'm searching for black front and rear trim pieces then. Thanks
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If you think it is too expensive you could always roughen it up, mask it and finally spray it with an aerosol.
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1981 UK 930. G50/01 shortened, 964 3.8RS Fibreglass Body Kit, 18" Alloys 8.5" F & 10" R, 225's F & 285's R, Special Colour Metallic Blue Paint, FIA Sparco Evo's, A/C and Air Pump removed, Electronic Boost Controller, GHL Headers, Tial46 WG.
Fitting - New service kit.
Needs Fitting - Innovate XD-16 Kit, Kokeln IC. Stephen's K27 HFS, EVO Intake Assy & his Modded USA Fuel Head.

1983 UK 911 3.2 Carrera Sport Coupe. Black, Black Leather with Red Piping, Black Alloy Gear Knob, K&N Air Filter Element, Turbo Tie rods.
Needs Fitting - K&N CO Sensor, Round A/F Dial Gauge, Factory Short Shift Kit.

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You may be able to sell your chrome one. Pull out the screen with the trim intact. Pulling out the trim first renders the trim useless...
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Fitting - New service kit.
Needs Fitting - Innovate XD-16 Kit, Kokeln IC. Stephen's K27 HFS, EVO Intake Assy & his Modded USA Fuel Head.

1983 UK 911 3.2 Carrera Sport Coupe. Black, Black Leather with Red Piping, Black Alloy Gear Knob, K&N Air Filter Element, Turbo Tie rods.
Needs Fitting - K&N CO Sensor, Round A/F Dial Gauge, Factory Short Shift Kit.

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If you think it is too expensive you could always roughen it up, mask it and finally spray it with an aerosol.
True. Maybe Wurth Paint? I still need to source the rear trim, though.
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Well, according to PET, both chrome AND black were available from 1979 and down. I think I'll keep the front Chrome and look for a chrome rear to match. I've never seen it so I think I'll be different.
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Usually the door windows are also chrome to match.
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Fitting - New service kit.
Needs Fitting - Innovate XD-16 Kit, Kokeln IC. Stephen's K27 HFS, EVO Intake Assy & his Modded USA Fuel Head.

1983 UK 911 3.2 Carrera Sport Coupe. Black, Black Leather with Red Piping, Black Alloy Gear Knob, K&N Air Filter Element, Turbo Tie rods.
Needs Fitting - K&N CO Sensor, Round A/F Dial Gauge, Factory Short Shift Kit.

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Usually the door windows are also chrome to match.
Oh, damn. I guess I'm getting black again.
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Here is a pic of tonypeoni's 1979 930. He has chrome front trim and black side. I'm waiting to hear back from him about the rear.

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I have chrome front, rear, and I'm guessing sides as well (looks more like a brushed aluminum that has browned) on my 79 930.
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I have chrome front, rear, and I'm guessing sides as well (looks more like a brushed aluminum that has browned) on my 79 930.
76 through 77 had chrome front and rear and side window trim.

In 78 the side window trim was anodized blk which did not hold up well and that is the "browned" look you are seeing now. Blk front and rear trim on 78 & 79 I believe was an option.. some cars had it some did not.

Simplest thing to do is mask the car up, scuff all the trim with a scotch pad and spray it black. After scuffing wipe it down with prep-solv to remove any wax or oils. I would then use a zink chromate or etching primer to give the trim paint some bite.
Wurth and couple others make very good trim paint. Check at an auto paint supply store.

As far as the 964 trim goes.. I hear that the early seal and window ar the ones to use for the front. The rear seal should work on the stock 930 glass. Think I'm going down this road also when winter sets in again...very clean look.

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Thanks Paul, that explains a lot.
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