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Old 01-25-2005, 12:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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should i shave the doorhandles on my 95 325i? I think it would be pretty sick and i could get some door poppers so i wouldnt have to worry about that? Tell me what u guys think
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Sounds like a cool mod.. just takes some time and money...

I'd never do it though.. just personal opinion...

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Don't do it if the car is your daily driver. I shaved the handles on my old car and while they were cool, it became a big pain in the ass. I "locked" myself out of the car on several occassions. I would need to run in the house for a sec and leave the car running, as soon as the door closed I thought "damn"... lol I got very good at breaking into my car. I would leave the door open and a gust of wind would blow it closed ghead


Also when the temp gets below zero, the poppers themselfs freeze up and don't work. Luckly I had an alarm that I could roll the windows down with, so it was ok in winter for me.

Like I said, they are cool and really clean up the lines of the car, but its a huge pain.

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Old 01-25-2005, 08:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
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ill keep that in mind
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i just like napolean dynomite! what can i say?!? lol no ur car is awesome
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Old 01-26-2005, 01:55 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I would avoid it beacsue of potential failures. It would look really cool, though. So it's all a matter of how much you care about looks.
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I wouldn't do it, to me it's a waste of time and money, and result would not be worth it.
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My friend is doing it to his s10. Yeah I don't know about the durability of those things.
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what does shaving your door handles do/work?
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Smoothes out the bodylines a little. In the door are poppers operated by remote that pop the door open slightly.
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looks sick!!! but sounds unreliable... i
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If you do it, make sure you have a good, reliable, alternate method to get into your car just in case the poppers fail.
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i think a friend told me that it is illegal and you can get a ticket for shaved handles. i dont know, just something that pop in my head
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