Download Audi R8 exterior Door Handle Install Instructions Tools Required 1 MAcarbon Interior Install Tools Chisel Tip 2 Blue Painter’s Tape Use low-tack painter’s tape to protect interior trim from damage. Installation Steps Step Instructions 1. Use blue painter’s tape to mask off the paint around the door handles. 2. The door handle is held on by a series of clips. The handle itself slides on and off. It is locked in place by the clamp in the top right corner. 3. Using the pointed install tool, or a small pick, disengage the retaining clamp. Slide the door handle off. More than likely, even with the clamp disengaged, you’ll still break some of the small clips on the old door handle. This is why the handles are not sold as core exchange. 4. Take the opportunity to clean off the grime that has accumulated. 5. Install the carbon handle. Line up bottom edge clips by the proper offset. Then push the handle on and forward to engage all the clips and the retaining clamp. 6. After doing the other side, step back and admire your work!