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Newb Question about Shaving... #128851 Mar 18, 9:10pm Mar 18, 9:10pm
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Newb Question about Shaving...
Ok, I've seen people with shaved door handles, side marker lights, and more.

Question is, how do they go about doing that?

Filling it in with some sort of compound, filing it down, and then painting it? Most likely can't be done, but just wondering, because I think that it might look decent.


The reason I wanna know is because I was looking at my car the other night, and I wanna try and do something that looks unique. I wanna try and cover up the rear side windows (the side windows in the backseat) and paint them to match the rest of the car so it looks like they aren't even there.


How much does shaving generally cost, can you do it yourself, and what does the whole process involve?


Any input would be appreciated. thumbsup


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Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: slidr] #128852 Mar 18, 9:11pm Mar 18, 9:11pm
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Dude, don't do it thumbsdown

You won't be able to see ANYTHING when you wanna change lanes. Plus, I don't think it'll look very good.


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Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: Evan] #128853 Mar 18, 9:13pm Mar 18, 9:13pm
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Originally Posted by Evan
Dude, don't do it thumbsdown

You won't be able to see ANYTHING when you wanna change lanes. Plus, I don't think it'll look very good.
I don't think I'm gonna do it, just wanna know if it can be done, and what shaving actually involves.

Didn't think about the lane changing thing. rofl


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Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: slidr] #128854 Mar 18, 9:17pm Mar 18, 9:17pm
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Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by Evan
Dude, don't do it thumbsdown

You won't be able to see ANYTHING when you wanna change lanes. Plus, I don't think it'll look very good.
I don't think I'm gonna do it, just wanna know if it can be done, and what shaving actually involves.

Didn't think about the lane changing thing. rofl


Sure, anything's possible with enough money; that doesn't make it a good idea.


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Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: slidr] #128855 Mar 18, 9:24pm Mar 18, 9:24pm
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Originally Posted by slidr
Ok, I've seen people with shaved door handles, side marker lights, and more.

Question is, how do they go about doing that?

Filling it in with some sort of compound, filing it down, and then painting it? Most likely can't be done, but just wondering, because I think that it might look decent.


The reason I wanna know is because I was looking at my car the other night, and I wanna try and do something that looks unique. I wanna try and cover up the rear side windows (the side windows in the backseat) and paint them to match the rest of the car so it looks like they aren't even there.


How much does shaving generally cost, can you do it yourself, and what does the whole process involve?


Any input would be appreciated. thumbsup

yea you can do it but it will cost a pretty penny..

Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: se7enmodgt20] #128856 Mar 18, 9:24pm Mar 18, 9:24pm
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Originally Posted by se7enmodgt20
Originally Posted by slidr
Ok, I've seen people with shaved door handles, side marker lights, and more.

Question is, how do they go about doing that?

Filling it in with some sort of compound, filing it down, and then painting it? Most likely can't be done, but just wondering, because I think that it might look decent.


The reason I wanna know is because I was looking at my car the other night, and I wanna try and do something that looks unique. I wanna try and cover up the rear side windows (the side windows in the backseat) and paint them to match the rest of the car so it looks like they aren't even there.


How much does shaving generally cost, can you do it yourself, and what does the whole process involve?


Any input would be appreciated. thumbsup

yea you can do it but it will cost a pretty penny..
What does the process involve?


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Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: slidr] #128857 Mar 18, 9:31pm Mar 18, 9:31pm
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Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by se7enmodgt20
Originally Posted by slidr
Ok, I've seen people with shaved door handles, side marker lights, and more.

Question is, how do they go about doing that?

Filling it in with some sort of compound, filing it down, and then painting it? Most likely can't be done, but just wondering, because I think that it might look decent.


The reason I wanna know is because I was looking at my car the other night, and I wanna try and do something that looks unique. I wanna try and cover up the rear side windows (the side windows in the backseat) and paint them to match the rest of the car so it looks like they aren't even there.


How much does shaving generally cost, can you do it yourself, and what does the whole process involve?


Any input would be appreciated. thumbsup

yea you can do it but it will cost a pretty penny..
What does the process involve?


There's probably a number of ways to skin this cat. You should probably just call a bodyshop and ask them. thumbsup


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Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: Evan] #128858 Mar 18, 9:34pm Mar 18, 9:34pm
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Originally Posted by Evan
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by se7enmodgt20
Originally Posted by slidr
Ok, I've seen people with shaved door handles, side marker lights, and more.

Question is, how do they go about doing that?

Filling it in with some sort of compound, filing it down, and then painting it? Most likely can't be done, but just wondering, because I think that it might look decent.


The reason I wanna know is because I was looking at my car the other night, and I wanna try and do something that looks unique. I wanna try and cover up the rear side windows (the side windows in the backseat) and paint them to match the rest of the car so it looks like they aren't even there.


How much does shaving generally cost, can you do it yourself, and what does the whole process involve?


Any input would be appreciated. thumbsup

yea you can do it but it will cost a pretty penny..
What does the process involve?


There's probably a number of ways to skin this cat. You should probably just call a bodyshop and ask them. thumbsup
But I just wanna know what the shaving process is in general. How would you explain it to a mentally retarded cancer patient?


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Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: slidr] #128859 Mar 18, 9:35pm Mar 18, 9:35pm
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Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by Evan
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by se7enmodgt20
[quote=slidr]Ok, I've seen people with shaved door handles, side marker lights, and more.

Question is, how do they go about doing that?

Filling it in with some sort of compound, filing it down, and then painting it? Most likely can't be done, but just wondering, because I think that it might look decent.


The reason I wanna know is because I was looking at my car the other night, and I wanna try and do something that looks unique. I wanna try and cover up the rear side windows (the side windows in the backseat) and paint them to match the rest of the car so it looks like they aren't even there.


How much does shaving generally cost, can you do it yourself, and what does the whole process involve?


Any input would be appreciated. thumbsup

yea you can do it but it will cost a pretty penny..
What does the process involve?


There's probably a number of ways to skin this cat. You should probably just call a bodyshop and ask them. thumbsup
But I just wanna know what the shaving process is in general. How would you explain it to a mentally retarded cancer patient? [/quote]

Like this guy? rofl

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Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: Evan] #128860 Mar 18, 9:39pm Mar 18, 9:39pm
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Originally Posted by Evan
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by Evan
Originally Posted by slidr
[quote=se7enmodgt20][quote=slidr]Ok, I've seen people with shaved door handles, side marker lights, and more.

Question is, how do they go about doing that?

Filling it in with some sort of compound, filing it down, and then painting it? Most likely can't be done, but just wondering, because I think that it might look decent.


The reason I wanna know is because I was looking at my car the other night, and I wanna try and do something that looks unique. I wanna try and cover up the rear side windows (the side windows in the backseat) and paint them to match the rest of the car so it looks like they aren't even there.


How much does shaving generally cost, can you do it yourself, and what does the whole process involve?


Any input would be appreciated. thumbsup

yea you can do it but it will cost a pretty penny..
What does the process involve?


There's probably a number of ways to skin this cat. You should probably just call a bodyshop and ask them. thumbsup
But I just wanna know what the shaving process is in general. How would you explain it to a mentally retarded cancer patient? [/quote]

Like this guy? rofl

Linked Image [/quote]YES! rofl

If he wanted to know how to shave his ass, ball sack, and his car, how would you explain it to him?


Also, the sad thing is that the guy probably isn't retarded, he's just really ugly. thatsfunny


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Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: slidr] #128861 Mar 18, 9:48pm Mar 18, 9:48pm
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Alright heres how they do it.
1.they take out door handles
2.draw a template with cardboard of hole
3.cut a piece of steel/metal to that shape
4.weld it on there and grind it down
5.shape it to get the same curves and look stock
6.maybe bodyfiller but doubt it.
7.paint
8.install solinoids to open with remote
9.Ta Da its finshed and probably a prety penny thumbsup


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Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: Sik_Wit_It] #128862 Mar 18, 9:52pm Mar 18, 9:52pm
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Originally Posted by Sik_Wit_It
Alright heres how they do it.
1.they take out door handles
2.draw a template with cardboard of hole
3.cut a piece of steel/metal to that shape
4.weld it on there and grind it down
5.shape it to get the same curves and look stock
6.maybe bodyfiller but doubt it.
7.paint
8.install solinoids to open with remote
9.Ta Da its finshed and probably a prety penny thumbsup
thumbsup goodjob


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Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: Sik_Wit_It] #128863 Mar 18, 10:00pm Mar 18, 10:00pm
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Originally Posted by Sik_Wit_It
Alright heres how they do it.
1.they take out door handles
2.draw a template with cardboard of hole
3.cut a piece of steel/metal to that shape
4.weld it on there and grind it down
5.shape it to get the same curves and look stock
6.maybe bodyfiller but doubt it.
7.paint
8.install solinoids to open with remote
9.Ta Da its finshed and probably a prety penny thumbsup


They also make these kits, that just shave the door handles (kinda) well you take the assembly out for the door handle and put in this smooth peice that fits exactly in the same place... and you can have either the solenoid or a small door handel at the bottom of the door, kinda under the car that you have to reach under to grab...

Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: slidr] #128864 Mar 18, 10:00pm Mar 18, 10:00pm
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thank you thank you happywink


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Re: Newb Question about Shaving... [Re: CelicaRacer05] #128865 Mar 18, 10:01pm Mar 18, 10:01pm
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Originally Posted by CelicaRacer05
Originally Posted by Sik_Wit_It
Alright heres how they do it.
1.they take out door handles
2.draw a template with cardboard of hole
3.cut a piece of steel/metal to that shape
4.weld it on there and grind it down
5.shape it to get the same curves and look stock
6.maybe bodyfiller but doubt it.
7.paint
8.install solinoids to open with remote
9.Ta Da its finshed and probably a prety penny thumbsup


They also make these kits, that just shave the door handles (kinda) well you take the assembly out for the door handle and put in this smooth peice that fits exactly in the same place... and you can have either the solenoid or a small door handel at the bottom of the door, kinda under the car that you have to reach under to grab...
Where do they sell these kits at?


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