I just found out that I can eliminate the trim rings by getting the bubble plexiglass headlight covers, which look more classic to me.......altho IIRC, the fitment is not often exact.
Ref the door handles: I haven't checked prices of new ones, but should. It might just compete with media-blasting mine and then powder coating them black or body color.
Thinking of options.
Low cost daily driver car with problems that my eyes go to and get bothered. Hah.
Loving the car, though.