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A vehicle body panel that is formed in part by a blow molding process. Attachments may be assembled to openings formed by cutting off part of a blow molded body. Alternatively, attachments such as seals or seal retainers may be secured to peripheral portions of the blow molded body. The method of making a vehicle body panel includes blow molding all or a substantial portion of the vehicle body panel and then securing attachments to openings formed on the blow molded body or to peripheral portions of the blow molded body.