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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-20-2012, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
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Default Scratches on door panels

I have noticed that the door panels scratch pretty easy by shoes, my wifes water bottle etc. What should I use to keep them covered up? I hate the way it looks.

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omg i thought i was the only one with this problem, yes it is indeed very agitating how easily the doors can scratch ugh i dont know of any solution tho =/

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i think that's what those expensive illuminated door sills are for. i remember seeing an aftermarket version that solve the problem.

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It seems like it's the kind of plastic they use. Same in my wife's MINI. The dark color doesn't help either. I didn't have the problem in my previous two cars. Let us know if you figure it out.

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i heard of someone using an iron on top of a terry cloth towel but there has got to be a better way.

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Yeah, this is a great point to bring up. When I was shopping for the car, they showed me a used '08, but it had a huge vertical scuff above the glove box. I mean, even the dealership couldn't do anything about that?

There must be a way to prevent the scuffing. That "paint protection" dealerships sell is just laminating paper, isn't it? Could we cover up the panels in something like that?
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