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Unread 12-03-2007, 11:08 PM   #1
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where to get new exterior door handles???

I CANT FIND ANY PADDLE HANDLES THAT ARE NOT CHROME!!!!! its horrible..

mine are all rusted and ugly, i want new ones and i can not find black paddle handles anywhere even using google


anyone know of a place?

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Unread 12-03-2007, 11:14 PM   #2
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You can paint yours easily, or buy a new one from www.jeepsareus.com or www.quadratec.com.
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Unread 12-04-2007, 02:22 AM   #3
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I had mine painted. Looks great.
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Unread 12-04-2007, 06:37 AM   #4
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I painted mine, just sand off the rust, mask it off and paint. I used krylon fusion satin black, which I had left over from painting the fender flares.
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Unread 12-04-2007, 01:10 PM   #5
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I got new ones from 4wheelparts
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Unread 12-04-2007, 02:42 PM   #6
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Definitely just paint yours or buy OEM ones. The aftermarket ones you see in quadratec and ebay are not any good....to be blunt.
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Unread 12-04-2007, 03:17 PM   #7
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I took my half doors apart and had mine powder coated.
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Unread 12-04-2007, 05:56 PM   #8
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Definitely just paint yours or buy OEM ones. The aftermarket ones you see in quadratec and ebay are not any good....to be blunt.

I'll second that!!!
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Unread 12-04-2007, 09:40 PM   #9
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I painted mine, just sand off the rust, mask it off and paint. I used krylon fusion satin black, which I had left over from painting the fender flares.

did you leave them on the door when you painted them?
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Unread 12-05-2007, 10:04 AM   #10
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I took mine out to paint it, but I already had it out as I had removed it to put in the garbage I got from Quadratec. You could potentially use use some cards and mask it off really good and leave them on. I used some duplicolor trim paint and it matched perfectly. I sanded them down really good, primed, then painted with a few thin coats. Be sure to wipe them down with a prep wipe before paint and wear rubber gloves (oil from fingers can cause paint to lift). Prep is the key to a good paint job.
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