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    Handbrake cover

    Just got the richbrook hand brake cover. How do i get the old one of to put this one on and has anyone fitted the richbrook one Thanks

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    I attacked mine with a hacksaw.
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    as above, try heating it first with a hairdryer or something, its stuck on with glue so you may be able to soften it up first
    Car broken- A3 170 quattro s-line

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    is that the same for the gear gaiter as well???

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    gear gaitor- lift up the plastic piece under the handbrake, undo the two torx screws, pull it backwards and lift up, pull the gaitor up over the knob and cut the pull tie
    Car broken- A3 170 quattro s-line

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    thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sten
    I attacked mine with a hacksaw.
    Much easier and does much less potential damage if you use a soldering iron, one with a broad tip, just get it hot and run it down the handle and it will split in 2 without any chance you have of damaging the metal underneath. It's also a lot neater as using a hacksaw gets plastic debris everywhere.
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