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    Dehandle my astra

    I would love to get rid of my door handles
    Does anyone know how much it will cost ?
    And how the hell you open the doors afterwards ?

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    prices will vary from place to place, not sure how much it will cost but you'll be looking at getting at least half, if not the whole door re-sprayed.

    Use these to open the doors with, will need 2 kits one for each side

    Guess you mount the switch under the mirror or something. Also not sure how legal it is to remove front door handles, has been threads about it before so may be worth searching. Might be a MOT failure not to have a way to open the door from the outside though, incase your in an accident etc.

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    you will need both sides of the car to be resprayed to get rid of handles and or bump strips to blend the paint. Its 100% legal to remove them as long as you have a way to access the interior of the car from the outside that does not include the alarm fob.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MatG
    you will need both sides of the car to be resprayed to get rid of handles and or bump strips to blend the paint. Its 100% legal to remove them as long as you have a way to access the interior of the car from the outside that does not include the alarm fob.
    Does this include a switch mounted on the mirror? Or does it need to be an actuall handle like the boot and getting into the car that way?

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    yes it can be a switch, I believe you need to have passenger and drivers door ones these days though.
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    Switch should do it. Think of the tvr chimira god i cant spell!! They had the one under the mirror

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    thanks for the info guys !!!!

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    Dont know if you have tried a photoshop but here is how it will look!



    199 BHP 322 lbs/ft Torque from a smokey diesel!!!!

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    Tizy mate, go slow on the external look of your car, it looks the "muts" already, although thinking about it without handles it would look better.

    Anyone fancy giving me a astra convertable? Donate to the needy?

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    And another

    199 BHP 322 lbs/ft Torque from a smokey diesel!!!!

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