Blazer Rain Gutter Moldings

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  1. TABLAY

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    Just found out the hard way, rain gutter moldings for a 1980 Blazer are longer than those for pickup. Even the package labeled truck/blazer. having hell of a time finding them... Anyone got any info?
     
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    None of my K5's have had trim that goes on the rain gutters. You mean the ones over the side doors, right?
     
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    Yeah, the stainless that snaps over the drip rail over top of door, and runs down handle side to about top of bed. The drip rail for the pick up stops about 4" higher than the top of the bed
     
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    I was just looking at pictures of K5's and I guess I never paid attention but not all of them have that stainless cover. Did you try car-parts.com? I found a grille for my truck in California on craigslist. Luckily the guy was willing to ship it for me but I would try expanding the search and maybe you'll get lucky.

    What part of Michigan are you from?
     
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    Hmm, I don't think I've ever seen a K5 with stainless trim. I always wondered why trucks and Burbs got trim, but not K5's.

    After looking through Google images, I couldn't find a single example with stainless trim on the gutters. Not even on the ones decked out in vintage chrome accessories.
     
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    I thought I was spying the trim but maybe I was just imagining it?


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    I dunno? I couldn't find any with trim. Never seen it before either.
     
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    Mine doesn't have the trim. I didn't think they came with it because I've never seen one with it either.
     
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    I think it makes sense that there’s no trim. Isn’t that rain channel part of the roof on those? It isn’t just screwed on like the pickups and suburbans, is it? It’s been a long time since I’ve seen one up close.


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    It's integrated not bolted on, correct.
     
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    It probably has some for fancy clip on shiny stuff
     
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    correct not fastened on. Truck did not have it when purchased it, I thought I had seen them with the molding before. maybe I'm wrong...
     
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    Right on about the trim.

    I’m up in Roscommon.


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    Ain't havin that chit on me Blazerrr. It's part of the roof.
     
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    Can't say that I blame you. Yours looks great as is.
     
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