How To: Make your door handle caps silver

September 10th, 2010 by David Leave a reply »

The MX-5 Sport has silver door handle caps. Mine didn’t. But I have spray paint. Nuff said…

Originally posted in September 2009

Hi All,

Here’s an easy one.

1) Remove door handle tops:

2) Spray 4 coats silver, 3 coats clear lacquer. Both from Halfords:

3) Refit and enjoy:



1 comment

  1. Mike says:

    Sprayed my caps with Halfords silver as suggested – looked great. Then, after 24 hours sprayed first coat of Halford’s lacquer, again as suggested. The lacquer reacted with the silver – it’s a mess! Could you specify exactly which silver and which lacquer you used?

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