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I appreciate everyones help on this.

All the fasteners remaining in the trim on mine are the threaded posts, but there are plenty of empty slots in the moldings. I initially thought these were also occupied by threaded posts when the car was new. Thanks for setting me straight on this.

Even though the holes in the body for my trim are welded up as I indicated in the OP, I would be able to get to the back of all fasteners on all 8 pieces of trim.

In looking at my trim, there are 8 slots for fasteners on each piece that go along the side of the trunk, 5 on each rear door piece, 5 on each front door piece, and 8 on each piece that go along the front fender. A total of 52 fasteners needed. I guessed somewhat on how many threaded posts were needed out of the total based on looking at both pieces for the same position on opposite sides of the car and seeing where the threaded posts were even though some were missing on one side but present on the other. Trunk and front fenders would each take 4 threaded posts and each door piece would take 2 (best guess). This would be a total of 24 threaded posts and 28 of some other kind of fastener.

I found these in the pile of parts I got with the car...

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I assume these are the other type of fastener used?

Are these and the threaded post fasteners available?
 

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I appreciate everyones help on this.

All the fasteners remaining in the trim on mine are the threaded posts, but there are plenty of empty slots in the moldings. I initially thought these were also occupied by threaded posts when the car was new. Thanks for setting me straight on this.

Even though the holes in the body for my trim are welded up as I indicated in the OP, I would be able to get to the back of all fasteners on all 8 pieces of trim.

In looking at my trim, there are 8 slots for fasteners on each piece that go along the side of the trunk, 5 on each rear door piece, 5 on each front door piece, and 8 on each piece that go along the front fender. A total of 52 fasteners needed. I guessed somewhat on how many threaded posts were needed out of the total based on looking at both pieces for the same position on opposite sides of the car and seeing where the threaded posts were even though some were missing on one side but present on the other. Trunk and front fenders would each take 4 threaded posts and each door piece would take 2 (best guess). This would be a total of 24 threaded posts and 28 of some other kind of fastener.

I found these in the pile of parts I got with the car...

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I assume these are the other type of fastener used?

Are these and the threaded post fasteners available?
Yes and you may find the little plastic piece that goes in the hole and pushed through after that pieces legs are pushed through the hole. Some times the may be laying in the bottom of the door or trunk areas.
 

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With 14 threaded posts I would expect they are at the ends of the trim pieces: front fender 2, doors 2 each, rear quarter 1 at the rear as you likely cant reach the forward most mount (if it's like a coupe!) The 2002 uses a similar fastening system BTW mixing both types.
 
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