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my b-pillar came off :(

as you can see in my picture, my b-pillar came off to the passenger side. I don't even get how it came off. I tried to put it back but

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Old 05-03-2011, 04:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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as you can see in my picture,
my b-pillar came off to the passenger side.
I don't even get how it came off.
I tried to put it back but it won't do.
Does anyone know how to fix this?
If I can't fix it, I'm planning to get carbon fiber b-pillars from zstore.
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btw, if I get them, how do I install them? do I need to take the oem pillars out?
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Old 05-03-2011, 04:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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huh? do you still have the original B-pillar cover? just mount it with 3M trim mounting tape.... no?
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There are two ways to install the CF b pillars. Either tape over the oem or completely replace it. I took off my oem and replaced it with the cf. There is a write up that bullitt(mike) did. well its more like videos.
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since its almost off, wrap them both in 3m carbon vinyl. Its cheaper ans looks better imo.

Thats what i did and i broke the middle brad so I used some 3m mounting tape. you can find the stuff at any auto parts store.

3m Ni Doc carbon fiber vinyl
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yah, the DiNoc is a great way to do the B-pillar..but you still need the factory B-pillar cover to wrap it.... im not understanding if the OP lost the factory B-pillar cover or just talking about some aftermarket stick-on type that flew off (like EvoR's).
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thx for the replies guys.
I still have OEM pillars.
it's just that passenger side pillar came off
so how do I unmount the driver side's pillar? (I think I'm going to CF vinyl it )
are they like screwed in originally or are they just double side taped????
if they are double side taped I should able to take them off with a little use of strength right?
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The pillars can be pulled off. Be careful not to break your brackets. I installed eddie's cf ones. You have three places where the b pillar attaches bottom middle and top. It looks like your bottom bracket may have been broken. That would explain why it is sticking out at the bottom. Watch my videos as I show a solution that works over the long term. I have tried the 3m tape on the edge and the pillar just comes right back off.

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Op - you don't need to remove the b-pillar to wrap them. Just use a squeegee to push the ends under. U will need to use some heat. Ck out the link posted above by Astrofan. I have several picts in there.
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wait so the OEM pillars from the factory came off?

If thats the case dealer = warranty replacement.

If its aftermarket, yeah listen to everyone else!
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thx for the replies guys
yep I saw your videos Bullit, it was pretty sick
and I know it is under the warranty but I don't wanna go to the dealers because
they suck and they don't know how to treat Z...
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