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    The carbon print on my drivers door handle has scratched and faded badly (shown below). Does anyone know how this can be repaired?

    Is this a replacement part job or is it some sort of wrap that I can get redone?

    Many thanks in advance for your suggestions.
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    Good question rob, I too have some wear on mine and was wondering if you can respray them as opposed to wrapping and what finish does the wrap have?
     
     

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    Buy some 3M Di-Noc Carbon Fibre Vinyl from Ebay and re-cover the handle (which i'll be doing soon)

    As far as i know it's non repairable, case of replace, spray paint or cover
     
     

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    There is a company on eBay that will do this for you for a price if you don't feel upto the challenge. Clicky
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    Quote Originally Posted by hontoir View Post
    There is a company on eBay that will do this for you for a price if you don't feel upto the challenge. Clicky
    Will deffo be using them then judging by the state of the map I just tried to waterproof with sticky back plastic. It looked like a 3D relief map there were that many bubbles.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hontoir View Post
    There is a company on eBay that will do this for you for a price if you don't feel upto the challenge. Clicky
    Good find, my interior trim is a little shabby in places, may use them in the future
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    Just an update, I found this guy, carbon.wrap@hotmail.co.uk , who will do both armrests for £25 plus postage. He does have a website but I've lost the address somewhere. Might want to drop him an email if anybody is interested doing this; the 3M wrap was gonna cost me about £20 so he seems pretty reasonable!
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    On mine guys I got some black spraypaint, put on a pair of latex gloves sprayed me finger and rubbed it into the scratches, mine was bad everywhere and this did the trick, try it it's the easiest and cheapest method
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    cheers for the mail addy Rob, might see what he charges to wrap a set a pair of front grills
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob5 View Post
    Just an update, I found this guy, carbon.wrap@hotmail.co.uk , who will do both armrests for £25 plus postage. He does have a website but I've lost the address somewhere. Might want to drop him an email if anybody is interested doing this; the 3M wrap was gonna cost me about £20 so he seems pretty reasonable!
    Thanks Rob, just sent him an email so will let you know how I get on.
     
     

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