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Any of you guys swapping out the license plate lights? I just ordered the rear strip and was thinking that I might as well try to stick some LED's in there, but dont know if its worth it.
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Re: Rear Brow Removal?

Just installed briliant black rear brow, it's a perfect color match to my black overland.
Took 5 minutes to remove trim pieces from both car and replacement brow, and to install black on car. One little change is that on my car the unlock little switch had a mounting rubber and on the replacement it was taped, once tape was off, new part fitted perfectly.
I love the black look.
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Re: Rear Brow Removal?

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Just installed briliant black rear brow, it's a perfect color match to my black overland.
Took 5 minutes to remove trim pieces from both car and replacement brow, and to install black on car. One little change is that on my car the unlock little switch had a mounting rubber and on the replacement it was taped, once tape was off, new part fitted perfectly.
I love the black look.

Did you replace the button as well with a black one or did you leave it chromed? I'm looking to remove mine to have it painted (dk Charcoal Pearl), but want the button to match.

Does the chrome button easily pop on and off as well?

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Did you replace the button as well with a black one or did you leave it chromed? I'm looking to remove mine to have it painted (dk Charcoal Pearl), but want the button to match.

Does the chrome button easily pop on and off as well?

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The once the brow is removed, the button is super easy to take off. Rubber tabs hold it in place.
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Re: Rear Brow Removal?

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Just installed briliant black rear brow, it's a perfect color match to my black overland.
Took 5 minutes to remove trim pieces from both car and replacement brow, and to install black on car. One little change is that on my car the unlock little switch had a mounting rubber and on the replacement it was taped, once tape was off, new part fitted perfectly.
I love the black look.

Wow! That is a quick install. I think I am going to try and pull the trim piece off the vehicle without removing the interior tailgate trim. It seems like a few of you are having success going that route and the duration of the install has been much shorter. Any tips or tricks that aren't already in this thread? Are most of you using 3M double sided automotive tape to ensure that the new piece stays secured?
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Re: Rear Brow Removal?

I replaced the button as well, its a question of taste but to me a chrome button looks silly on a black door......

Most of the tape squares came out in tact so I just put the black piece in and that's it. The plastic tabs seem strong enought to hold by themselves anyway.
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Re: Rear Brow Removal?

For those that have had it painted, how is the piece being prepped? My guy is saying he can rough it up and spray it or spend a lot more time prepping by blasting it down to the raw plastic and then paint but it would be double the time. He said it would probably hold up fine with just a "rough up", prime and then paint but is giving me the option.
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Wow! That is a quick install. I think I am going to try and pull the trim piece off the vehicle without removing the interior tailgate trim. It seems like a few of you are having success going that route and the duration of the install has been much shorter. Any tips or tricks that aren't already in this thread? Are most of you using 3M double sided automotive tape to ensure that the new piece stays secured?
Once the bottom is unclipped, you can softly pry it up and look underneath and see where the tape squares are (use a flashlight). That way you can use a butter knife or the trim sticks to unstick the tape.

Also, I did not use any tape when I reinstalled my piece. I also think the clips are secure enough and I've had no issues. It's on solid.


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Once the bottom is unclipped, you can softly pry it up and look underneath and see where the tape squares are (use a flashlight). That way you can use a butter knife or the trim sticks to unstick the tape.

Also, I did not use any tape when I reinstalled my piece. I also think the clips are secure enough and I've had no issues. It's on solid.


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Thanks to all for the feedback on installing the rear brow. Ended up installing it without pulling the tailgate trim off. I found that the altitude piece I purchased was secured much better than the piece that was on my vehicle. Used some 3m automotive tape to ensure the new piece was on snug. The tips and tricks in this thread are excellent. The only thing I would add is the recommendation to use some plastic trim sticks instead of a screwdriver if possible.....probably saved me from scratching my tailgate or the new piece.
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Re: Rear Brow Removal?

this was awesome.. I just removed mine.. I found it easier to use the a pick and run it along the bottom. it just popped easily. Parts are on its way to Scott with my summit grille... black out time!
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