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Scuffed Up Door Panel

I know this is minor, but seems like every car I get this area always gets scuffed up right below th speaker (Black is probably the worst). Does anyone do anything to prevent this?

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Re: Scuffed Up Door Panel

Make a point to open the door all the way when getting in and out, or at least as far as you can.


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Make a point to open the door all the way when getting in and out, or at least as far as you can.


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That's a good point, unfortunately it's the passenger side that get's scuffed up the most, so harder to control that. This must be a problem for most, I'm surprised manufacturer's haven't put a scuff proff material there.
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That's a good point, unfortunately it's the passenger side that get's scuffed up the most, so harder to control that. This must be a problem for most, I'm surprised manufacturer's haven't put a scuff proff material there.
GM used to carpet the lower portion on many vehicles.


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I don't know what's worse, the scuff or carpet I see you have a black GC. Is your's scuffed up like mine?
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I don't know what's worse, the scuff or carpet I see you have a black GC. Is your's scuffed up like mine?
Yeah, I considered a strip cut from stick-on carpet for that area, but the family design coordinator pretty much shot that idea down.
What we need is a holder that could carry replaceable scuff plates or carpet, with the ability to use either in any given vehicle.
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You better get your monitor calibrated ... that's Maximum Steel!

Yeah, the indigo panels scuff just like black. The only color I ever had that made the scuff marks less noticeable is grey.


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Yeah, the indigo panels scuff just like black. The only color I ever had that made the scuff marks less noticeable is grey.


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Re: Scuffed Up Door Panel

Look up correcting it with a heat gun....it works great. Back to black also works decent.


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