Is this trim aftermarket?

Discussion in 'Color is everything!' started by gnatsum, Jul 31, 2019.

  1. gnatsum

    gnatsum Well-Known Member

    Hey everybody,
    My '72 Riviera has the usual metal trim down either side. It also has this rubber trim over the top (pictures attached.) Was that a standard Buick option, or dealer fitted option, or is it entirely aftermarket.

    I would prefer to remove it all as I believe the metal underneath will look better but did not want to do that if there is some important reason it is there.

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  2. Brad Conley

    Brad Conley Super Moderator Staff Member

    I believe that is factory stock on the Riveria.
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  3. gnatsum

    gnatsum Well-Known Member

    Ah ok, I will have to check out some pics online. It seems odd that it is short in places. I know it can shrink but it is more than shrinkage I think. Perhaps it was changed at some point and for a repro part.

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