Pinch weld measurements and trim?

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Looking for pinch weld trim. Can someone measure it and/or provide recommendations on trim?
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Paint that pinch weld piece flat black and it will look 1000% better (you won’t see it), even if you are putting on rock rails. Jeeps have the same thing and we always paint them
 

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Looking for pinch weld trim. Can someone measure it and/or provide recommendations on trim?
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if you're thinking about using that plastic trim to cover your pinch welds consider that they will hold water and it might wick up into the seam and rust. Maker used similar stuff in my motor home plastic fender flares and it's mold and algae center,
 
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Paint it black. No one see it.


Paint that pinch weld piece flat black and it will look 1000% better (you won’t see it), even if you are putting on rock rails. Jeeps have the same thing and we always paint them
Great idea. I’m a little hesitant with permanently painting anything, not sure why. Might even consider plastic dip if that comes off. But painting it is a great idea. With some of the rails/steps it seems you can still see the pinch weld, which I don’t like.
 
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if you're thinking about using that plastic trim to cover your pinch welds consider that they will hold water and it might wick up into the seam and rust. Maker used similar stuff in my motor home plastic fender flares and it's mold and algae center,
Great point, should probably avoid this.
 

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Great idea. I’m a little hesitant with permanently painting anything, not sure why. Might even consider plastic dip if that comes off. But painting it is a great idea. With some of the rails/steps it seems you can still see the pinch weld, which I don’t like.
You can still see it with rails/steps. Once it bothers you it will bother you every time you look at it unpainted. Lol
 

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You can still see it with rails/steps. Once it bothers you it will bother you every time you look at it unpainted. Lol
Agreed. I saw just saw one up close it looks terrible - the side steps don't hide it at all. The steps are hanging below the weld -- Not a good fit and finish look. I have a Jeep and the side steps mounted easily using father holes in the weld - looks great.
I'm planning on going south the paint it black suggestion.
 
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