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Old 08-12-2016, 11:22 AM   #1
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Belt line and rub rail insert 1973 trade wind

I have looked on various websites and found vinyl insert for the beltline and the rub rail molding starting with 1974. I have a 1973. Right now my belt line has just blue tape in it and my rub rail has nothing. Does anyone know if these vinyl inserts for 1974 and up will work on a 1973? Or should I just buy the blue vinyl tape that you can use on automobiles?
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Old 08-12-2016, 12:49 PM   #2
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Google out of doors mart [AS dealer]or call them, they have all
kinds of rub rail matl. can advise what you need. or Inland Rv [also AS dealer] same info.
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Old 08-12-2016, 05:57 PM   #3
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1973 and older used a painted stripe.
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Old 08-12-2016, 07:30 PM   #4
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1973 and older used a painted stripe.
was gonna say...mine is just painted.
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Old 08-12-2016, 09:09 PM   #5
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I think the rub rail will hold the insert. Post a close up. If there are small 'channels' inside the top and bottom lips of the rail then the side tabs on the insert should slide into those to hold it in. See if you can slide a index card or something like it up into those areas to tell.
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Old 08-22-2016, 08:52 AM   #6
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Don't see any track that would hold the trim

I don't see a track to insert any trim. It would need to be glued in. Will probably just buy striping tape for now.
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I have a 1991 Airstream 350LE Classic motor home.
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The inserts aged quickly. I don't know if the new ones are the same way. I am going with a custom width reflective tape in Airstream blue for mine. The more vivid at night the better, right?
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