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Paint - Side door support runner
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Paint starting to flake off on side door bottom support runners. I could be totally wrong but it looks like it was a powder coat job when first applied? Anyone had this happen to them? Satin black is original colour.
It's just where the roller / guide arm constantly slides. I was erring on "hammerite satin smooth" spray.
Anyone point me in a direction. Many thanks in advance, it's been a while since I logged in and posted but nice to be back all the same!
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#2
Mine has done that as well 2013 van side door runner on outside in middle of back panel
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#3
Not just me then. Worried about an arms and legs job! In situ repaint if possible rather than door / harness and all supports removal to do a good job which looks to be the way to go. It's the re alignment that puts me off going that route. Ah well, in for a penny I suppose!
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#4
I wouldn't try to spray it on van thats why i have left mine but i do look at it every time i open the door or fill with fuel
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I have the same issue. I took 1 off the other day, 2 min job no ré alignment issues. Was thinking of respraying myself. Not difficult just need descent weather and not to use it for at least a week after to let it cure. It will go again though.
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i just had a look at mine again and would be happy if it all just flaked off as its black underneath as well so if i ever get round to it would just strip all the black off and put it back on
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You can get chrome trims that just stick on as a simple solution

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[attachment=3913 Wrote:      Mindyerlingo pid='102427' dateline='1500733313']Paint starting to flake off on side door bottom support runners. I could be totally wrong but it looks like it was a powder coat job when first applied? Anyone had this happen to them? Satin black is original colour.
It's just where the roller / guide arm constantly slides. I was erring on "hammerite satin smooth" spray.
Anyone point me in a direction. Many thanks in advance, it's been a while since I logged in and posted but nice to be back all the same!

Hi mine has done exactly the same !!!! on LHS only. Seems as you say a bonding issue with the aluminium rail. I have submitted pics of mine to Citroen but am still awaiting their reply (hoping for a warranty repair)

What are these chrome trims and where can yo get them ????

Rick in Leeds 2015 XTR
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(14-08-2017, 10:26 PM)YorkieDave Wrote:  You can get chrome trims that just stick on as a simple solution

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Where from and do you have a pic ??

Rick in Leeds 2015 XTR
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https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=...2724048745

Mark

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