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Old 04-20-2012, 08:52 AM   #3775
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Originally Posted by crice8 View Post
The black abs plastic is not printable man. The paint will not adhere properly to it. It will chip away and look like total crap fast. they are removable from the inside of the door.

Your only other options aside from the primed door handles is to get "chrome door handle covers" on ebay. sand them down and then paint them and install them. Not nearly as durable in the long run trust me. I had those painted gloss black properly and about 8 months down the road they were chipping away and scratched up. That's going through the whole sanding process and painting them with promoter, primer, paint, and clear doing the proper wetsanding and the finish still flawed due to the covers being chrome plated plastic
So what did you end up using for you'rs? Covers or replacement handles?
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