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Door handles are fingerprint MAGNETS!

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by insaneoctane, Jun 6, 2018.

  1. insaneoctane

    insaneoctane Active Member

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    Love the chrome look, so I am not looking to chrome delete or even stealth / matte them..... But MY GOD these things get soiled quick! Anyone found a good solution that maintains the chrome appearance?
     
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  2. barjohn

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    No, but you are right. I am constantly wiping down.
     
  3. MosquitoFloss

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    I put on the RPM Tesla clear door handle protection film and it has prevented scratches and I never notice fingerprints.
     
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  4. r0xx0r

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    Or chrome delete them :p
     
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    Did you get a coating done on the car? If not, would that help in keeping fingerprints and/or scratches to a minimum?
     
  7. barjohn

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    I got a clear bra on the front and I put on a ceramic coating on the rest. However, ceramic coating does not prevent fingerprints on the chrome.
     
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  8. 9erDog

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    Good to know. Thanks.
     
  9. Randy Spencer

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    If you are going to put a film on them, why not just put a patina of fingerprints on the handle. I actually LIKE that they are so shiny when you buff them out. Cannot think of a way to protect the finish from prints that doesn't impact the look.

    -Randy
     
  10. AltLogic

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    Wear gloves. And make all of your passengers wear gloves.
     
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  11. 9erDog

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    Not sure if you were responding to me but I was referring to a ceramic coating and not film but apparently the coating does not prevent fingerprints.
     

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