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post #1 of 12 Old 01-22-2010, 06:38 PM Thread Starter
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Side Skirt on Matrix fell off

Hey guys, my son drove over a curb (apparently a really tall one) and managed to pretty much rip off the side skirt on the right side of his Matrix. I wanted to know if any of you knew where to go to find the white plastic plugs that attach to the side of the body and the black plugs that go underneath. Thanks.
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post #2 of 12 Old 01-22-2010, 08:58 PM
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Call a Toyota dealer?

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post #3 of 12 Old 01-23-2010, 09:07 AM
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Worse yet they may deny that the Matrix even had body side moldings and that you voided your warranty by putting side moldings on it.

Then charge you 130/plastic doohickie as thanks for buying their product.

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post #5 of 12 Old 01-23-2010, 09:39 AM
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You can also try any GM/Pontiac dealer as the Vibe is Identical to the Matrix. I owned a vibe a few years back, Powertrain issues were dealt with by Toyota, and all others were through Pontiac.
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post #6 of 12 Old 01-23-2010, 03:03 PM
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The white plastic ones can be found at any auto body supply store they are pretty standard and used on alot of door panels, black one, cant help you there except for what everyone else said....

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post #8 of 12 Old 01-24-2010, 03:13 AM
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Autozone, Oreilly's, Pepboys etc. Those look just like the ones use to hold door panels on and most autoparts stores have them in the help section.

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post #10 of 12 Old 01-24-2010, 05:47 PM Thread Starter
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Got the retainers at Toyota. Thanks to all for your advice.

I did think about the glue.
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