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Looking at these two pictures, you can see that the wood on this W123 has seen better days.

First, at some point someone painted the wood trim around the climate control unit and the center stack switches above it black.

Second, you can see that the wood trim above the headlight switch has a crack in the finish at the corner.

The goal of this guide will be to give you the fundamentals of replacing most of the wood trim in your car. There may be a few details that are different when replacing other pieces but the concept is applicable throughout.

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