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    Picture request - MK5 Armrests!

    Am looking at getting an armrest for the MK5, just wanted to see some pictures from those who have them fitted already.

    In particular am looking at the £69.99 Armster from LMF. Am not fussed about having to drill/screw it in, thats not an issue.

    Just wanted to see pictures of how it looks in the car ... or anyother armrest come to think of it.

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    I'd be interested in some pics too as I was looking to get the same one. Funily enough it's more expensive on ebay than from LMF

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    Quote Originally Posted by jran7337 View Post
    I'd be interested in some pics too as I was looking to get the same one. Funily enough it's more expensive on ebay than from LMF
    Hence reason I will buy from LMF lol, whilst I still got money left over from my birthday!
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    Got the Armster in the end, and had it fitted by a mate on Saturday.

    Will get some pics up when I can.
    Astra sold ... replaced with a Skoda ... soon to be replaced with another Vauxhall

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    As promised, pics of Armster armrest. Has been in a week now, don't know what I did before I got it, so much more comfortable, haven't even been on a long motorway drive yet either!



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    Thanks for posting the pictures, it looks very good. I've lost count of the amount of times I've been hovering over the buy it button and then changed my mind.

    One question if I may. Does it get in the way when changing gear?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeR View Post
    One question if I may. Does it get in the way when changing gear?
    For me, no it doesn't. I find it quite comfortable, as you can see I have the top slid forward as far as it will go, means I can still keep arm on the rest and change gears without moving from the rest. Going from 2nd to 3rd and then from 4th to 5th is not easy at first, but you get used to it. The handbrake is my main issue, although have learnt to get round it by reaching over the top of the armrest and reaching from what is the passenger side!
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    looks very nice, another thing you have and i dont lol hopefully getting one fitted in mine soon. Are they easy to fit??

    PS. think your mats need a clean.....he he
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    I know they do, only been in the car a month tops as well!

    I didn't fit the armrest, a mate did it for me whilst I waxed his car. Only took him 5 mins to do, 4 drill holes, 8 screws, job done! He said it was easy!
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    Thats decent and fits in with the existing interior nicely, that's it, no more waiting, i'm over to LMF to get one

    Don't know if it's just me, but they don't seem to have the Armster rest on the LMF site any more, only an OE one costing £124 odd!

    Called them up to confirm... they no longer stock them

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