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I pulled off my rain gutter trim when I repainted my W108. Mostly because there was a bit of corrosion at one end of one of the gutters.

I used a putty knife and a mallet to slowly work along the gutter and force it off. you have to work the entire thing off as a whole bit by bit, not start at one end. If you work from one end, you end up with a banana that will NEVER go back on.
Thanks for the advice. I am assuming you were gently tapping upwards along the entire length?
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