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    Door pillar peeling :(

    On both sides of my A3 sportback the pillars have started to peel (see photo)

    To say this looks bad is probably an understatement! Is there anythin I can do to make it look better? Should I peel it all off and hope it looks better?

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    Remove pillar trims and respray.... Only way i see them looking better
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    remove and buy gloss black or if your handy with a spray can, go nuts.
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    Maybe because of the dirty rain last night lol....I am joking. You can wrap it in gloss black or buy a new gloss black pillar which is what I am gonna do soon. This is the chance for you to upgrade for a better looking pillar

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    Sand it all off and cover it with gloss black vinyl, it's what I've done to mine and looks brill.
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    09 white black edition a3 2.0 tdi 😃
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    Excuse the dirty car I'm sorry lol
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    Did you take off the pillar to wrap it mate?

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    Yep there's a cover at the bottom covering the 2 screws, pry the cover from the bottom and it should come off then just undo the two screws and the piller cover will come off.
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    Wrap wrap wrap....
    make sure you use a cast vinyl film, and use heat to apply around contours!
    will look first class, n there are some really good products to use.

    3m, graficast to name a couple

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    Wrap look quite decent but I wash my car 2-3 times a months so I prefer to go for actual glossy black 1.

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    I just replaced mine. Much easier
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