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Green Hornet

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Y88 door handle tape
« on: August 21, 2019, 09:19:54 PM »
Does anybody know of a source for a correct color door handle tape for Y88 Solar Gold?

I bought some on ebay a number of years ago....and wasn't happy with the color match..

roadking77

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Re: Y88 door handle tape
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2019, 06:26:43 AM »
I had a bit of a snafu when I got tape for my car (its black), so I ended up going to a local sign shop and getting a remnant for free. I have enough black for 20 cars now! Anyway, if you have a local sign shop, take your car there and see if they have something that may match. If they like the guys I dealt with they may have a scrap they'll give you.
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Re: Y88 door handle tape
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2019, 08:39:13 AM »
Some originals had actual painted transfers in correct paint, others had a vinyl interpretation of it. Either were original at different times and with repros. If you want something exact, paint some transfer material cut to size and clear coated, it'll be more exact than many from new. one guy even had his new door handle masked up and the centre recess lightly sandblasted and painted instead, no decal.

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Re: Y88 door handle tape
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2019, 09:55:18 AM »
I was thinking of doing that with my car. Sandblast and paint. I also thought about complete black handles and locks... Not sure what to do. Doesn't need to be stock, just look better.
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Re: Y88 door handle tape
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2019, 08:17:41 AM »
I like the black handles. I think you can buy them now for the second gen.
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Re: Y88 door handle tape
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Aus78Formula

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Re: Y88 door handle tape
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2019, 06:30:54 AM »
These appear to be painted onto film, although listed only as 'Gold'. Cut to size, though. There's a lot of variation in the decal sizes and the door handle recesses so cut to suit your own.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/75-81-CAMARO-Z28-RS-FIREBIRD-TA-DOOR-HANDLE-STICKER-DECAL-GOLD-INSERT-SET-PAIR-/391489207070

Re: Y88 door handle tape
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2019, 06:30:54 AM »
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