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Old 08-28-2013, 02:02 AM
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Question Shaved handles?..

how the heck does a shaved handle work? where the heck do you open it from?..
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An actuator on the door is tuned to a handheld remote you carry on your key ring; upon pressing that remote, a "pop" will release/open the door from the latch just enough for you to pull open and access.

this is the most common method.
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ahhh haha that makes sense. seems pretty inefficient though.
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Yeah I've heard one or two horror stories.

There is often an overide switch located on the vehicle's exterior in an inconspicuous spot in the case of power and/or actuator failure so the doors can be accessed.

They do look awesome but, IMHO, they're not for your EDR.

Are you thinking of taking a similar route?
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ahhh haha that makes sense. seems pretty inefficient though.
They are ok. Unless you live where it gets cold and your doors freeze a little, the battery goes down, or the pos actuator goes out.

other than that pretty cool. I have seen one done my using a hood release cable set up and putting the handle inside the front wheel wells.

You also have to install a spring driven "popper" to open the door.
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haha im not thinking about it at all. personally i dont think they look allll that cool. haha. just curious as to how they actually work.
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Damn, I was hope'n you were. I would love to come up there and hunt some of those big a$$ deer you have up there. trade a shaved door handle install for a deer hunt.
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hahaha sorry!
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yep i run my drivers and passenger door to my aux channels on my remote. Then a manual release in a secret spot for emergency. Its a nice theft deterrent and i like the sound of the "pop"


Might as well throw up a pic of the shaved tailgate.
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so how much does that usually cost? kits? i mean, that would have to all be repainted or redone at least.
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