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The drivers door panel on my 68 decor interior is light blue with dark blue basket weave trim, it is in really good shape, except for the chrome plated plastic trim around the basket-weave. This trim looks like it has mold spots all around on it, and I have tried to clean it off, but no go. Is there a cure or replacement for this trim? If I need to replace this panel, does anyone have a nice one for sale? Thanks for looking.
 

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There is no replacement. You can use vinyl paint and paint it the same color as the door. This is not stock but looks good, I did mine in black.
 

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If you recall a while back when Don announced a new chrome paint process for plastic dash pieces... we're hoping that eventually we'll be able to restore other plastic chrome trim items (like the door panel trim) using the same process. However... it's proven to be more difficult that we anticipated to achieve ideal results, hence the long wait on restored dash bezels. Hopefully one day our 3rd party specialist will get the process dialed in. I will say that the successful pieces we have gotten back look great.

Originally that plastic trim was probably electroplated , which you may or may not be able to have done again. I don't know how the trim piece attaches to the door panel, and whether it's possible to remove or not... which could be a problem.
 

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I recall hearing from either John Benoit or Jim Pinkerton that when they restored Cougar One, they found some aluminum molding that was the exact shape/size and used that to solve the same problem that you have. You might want to PM then for details, maybe there is something similar they discovered for '68s.
 
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