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garygid
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Re: Close Body and Interior Inspection Post 1

Tue Dec 21, 2010 7:43 pm

The actual door-unlock-and-open handle is apparently metal, but the "rim" of the armrest, often used to push the doors open, or pull them shut, are apparently cloth.

A clear, slightly stick-on, plastic overlay might be useful?
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Re: Close Body and Interior Inspection Post 1

Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:51 am

thanks for the inspection guidelines

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Re: Close Body and Interior Inspection Post 1

Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:05 pm

garygid wrote:The actual door-unlock-and-open handle is apparently metal, but the "rim" of the armrest, often used to push the doors open, or pull them shut, are apparently cloth
I posted this elsewhere too, but there is actually a plastic "cup" (for want of a better word) inside the scooped out area on the door handle. You can use your fingertips inside this cup to pull the door shut, rather than grabbing the whole handle with the palm of your hand and fingers.
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Re: Close Body and Interior Inspection Post 1

Sun Jul 10, 2011 6:03 pm

My wife won't be trying to close the door with the metal handle - and neither will I. Sprayed the cloth with Scotch Guard to little avail on the door handle fabric, so I broke down and am getting the "full" protection package which includes something that is 3 time better that Scotch Guard and a teflon coating on the paint to help preserve the mediocre paint quality.

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