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Just installed “Stinger Aluminum Handle Inside Door Catch Plates”

Discussion in 'Kia Stinger How To's and Do It Yourself' started by StingerNick, Feb 7, 2019.

  1. Flameangel

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    No more news yet, perhaps tomorrow.
    My list of wants? hmm....rebadging, sway bars, rear spoiler, front splitter, ? side splitters ? diffuser, air intakes, Led door scuff plates and ? aftermarket mags.....do you think that's enough ? :D
     
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    Ha, ha, ha, come up for air before you pass out.

    I've gone from disliking the stock wheels to them growing on me, especially at night when they glimmer. With the mods you may have to take a step back and then commit to what really keeps calling.

    Looking fwd to the unveiling of those long anticipated plates. I wonder if they'll pass the forum blow torch brigade :laugh::p
     
  3. Flameangel

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    Haha, yes those plates ! AV8R was still trying to get me to give them up last week, well, he's persistent, he keeps trying :laugh:
     
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    I will, at least your Gif's ( your posting ability ) has really improved :thumbup::laugh:
     
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    Not bad, shame they don’t make the other version like that also rather than having to fit spacers and stick them with tape. Would be so much better to just take them out and replace them like yours. I think they could grow on me but I like the brushed aluminum “Stinger” ones a little more. Nice job getting them fitted. Sometimes it’s the little mods that make all the difference.
     
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    He may have had some help ;):whistle::thumbup:
     
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    It's in the lap of the gods it took 20 minutes to load 3 pictures today.
     
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    Ohh, I really liked them, oh well I might get the ones you got, their nice too
     
  11. Coast GT

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    There’s a few videos of the installs getting around, some have had wires exposed, others don’t seem to. Guess it depends where you hook them up to and how good you or your auto electrician is at doing it. I think to hide the cable completely may involve drilling holes in the car. I like the look of them generally, but haven’t got them. Also don’t mind the led door handle inserts or the cup holder/center console they look good on the promo pics but to be honest I couldn’t be bothered pulling panels out to wire stuff up. Maybe with the interior ambient lighting that you have that we missed out on with the 2018 model you won’t need anymore led lights for the interior, it might be overkill.
     
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    True, I'll check out the ambient lighting the car's already got and go from there, maybe the cupholders might be enough.I don't want to light it up like I'm in some zany 80's neon disco :thumbup:
     
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    You can get 2 colours of them on ebay dark silver looks good..in my watch list but only problem will be getting them off again if you need door trim off..:(:cry:
     
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    UPDATE: So I just noticed the rear driver side aluminum piece is gone. I searched everywhere it’s nowhere to be found. It’s really weird because I never open the back doors or have people riding back there.

    I suggest using a stronger adhesive or maybe epoxy. Anyone have an extra driver side piece??
     
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  16. cncBilly

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    Mine are all in place and looking great. I guess it turns out there was only one way to do it....the right way.:D:D
     
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    Your car's under warranty, ask Kia for a new piece
     
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    It's an aftermarket part.
     
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