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How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Armrest Chrome Strips (87-93)

Posted 10/21/2019 by Cristian Coronado

Check out our article on how to install our door armrest chrome strips for 1987-1993 Fox Body Mustangs. Buy a pair today!

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How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Armrest Chrome Strips (87-93) - How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Armrest Chrome Strips (87-93)


  1. Open the door and remove the armrest plugs then loosen and remove the (2) ? bolts.

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    How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Armrest Chrome Strips (87-93) - How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Armrest Chrome Strips (87-93)


  3. Remove the (2) Philips head screws from the front and rear of the armrest assembly.

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    How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Armrest Chrome Strips (87-93) - How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Armrest Chrome Strips (87-93)


  5. Carefully roll the assembly down to expose the underside or remove the armrest assembly from the door panel for an easier installation.

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  7. Loosen and remove the (4) Philips head screws securing the armrest pad to the assembly.

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    How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Armrest Chrome Strips (87-93) - How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Armrest Chrome Strips (87-93)


  9. Set the armrest pad aside then use needle-nose pliers to remove the factory staples followed by the chrome strip.

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    How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Armrest Chrome Strips (87-93) - How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Armrest Chrome Strips (87-93)


  11. Ensure the small lip is facing up on the new strip, then align the new strip with the armrest assembly.

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  13. Using a staple gun with factory size staples (overall width of ½ inch, ¼ inch shank length), you will want the tack the chrome strip into place with one staple, and insert a few more to ensure a solid hold.

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  15. Align the rearward relief cuts and install the staples.

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  17. Position the armrest pad and retighten the (4) screws.

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  19. Roll the assembly back onto the door panel and reinstall the retaining hardware.

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1987-1993 Mustang 5.0 Resto Door Armrest Chrome Strips - Install & Review

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Published on 2019-01-22
Mustang Door Arm Rest Chrome Trim Strips.
These 5.0 Resto 1987-93 Mustang door armrest chrome trim strips are often overlooked in the most meticulous of restorations. They are located between the door armrest pad and the door armrest housing. They are held to the armrest housing with staples, and the original staples can be reused.

Installation Note:
- Two chrome strips are included and are interchangeable between the driver and passenger side. Staples will be needed to hold them in place just like the factory ones.

Fitment Note:
- This kit will only work with power window equipped Fox Body Mustangs.

Application: 1987-1993 Mustang

Item # LRS-24150A
MPN # E7ZZ-6124150
Transcript
How’s it going everyone? Landan with lmr.com! In today’s video, I’ll be checking out a very simple interior restoration part for your 1987 to 1993 Fox Mustang; and that is the chrome strips that sit between

When restoring a Fox Mustang, details matter; and one of those detail-oriented items are the chrome strips that are located between the door armrest pad and the door armrest assembly.

These particular strips from 5.0 Resto are constructed using similar materials as the ones that originally came on the car and are precisely molded to ensure a nice fit into your Fox.

Now in the package will be two chrome strips that are not side specific. To complete the install, you will need a nice staple gun with factory-spec staples.

The staple you’ll want to track down is…

As far as installing the chrome stripes, it’s pretty straightforward. You’ll first open the door and remove the armrest plugs.

Loosen and remove the two 3/8 bolts. Then remove the two Phillips-head screws from the front and rear of the armrest assembly.

Carefully roll the assembly down to expose the underside. Loosen and remove the 4 Phillips-head screws securing the armrest pad to the assembly.

Set the armrest pad aside. Use needle nose pliers to remove the factory installed staples followed by the factory chrome strip.

Take this time to clean the area. Ensure that the small lip is facing up and then align the chrome strip with the armrest assembly.

First you’ll want to tack it into place with one staple then install a few more to ensure a solid hold. Align the rearward relief cuts and install some staples.

Position the armrest pad and retighten the 4 screws. Roll the assembly back into position on the door panel and reinstall the retaining hardware.

Repeat these steps for the other side.

Now if you have a car with manual windows…

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