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    i did get a set of face lift dash vents with chrome wheels for my pre face lift elite and swopped them all over good mod . then the daughter points out dad why is the rear vent in the centre consoul plain.

    can any one tell me if there rear vents has a chrome wheel on it to match the fronts. was thinking of modding a front wheel to fit if vx dont do one any help please

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    Nope you cant have crome on the rear vents.. atleast not OEM from vauxhall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenp View Post
    Nope you cant have crome on the rear vents.. atleast not OEM from vauxhall.
    going to have a look at taking them apart to fit a front vent chrome wheel then thought vx would be cheap skates and not bother with the rears

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    do the facelift vents just fit straight in a preface dash with the surround? or did you swap the wheels over to your ould vents?

    i was told the surrounds are different shapes, wouldnt mind a set with chrome wheels on myself, my dads has got them and mine looks so cheap in comparison lol...

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    The surrounds are different shapes, but the mechanism's behind them aren't. You just pop them out of the facelift surrounds and into the preface ones.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    The surrounds are different shapes, but the mechanism's behind them aren't. You just pop them out of the facelift surrounds and into the preface ones.
    just what i did on mine then sell the face lift fonts on

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    The surrounds are different shapes, but the mechanism's behind them aren't. You just pop them out of the facelift surrounds and into the preface ones.
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    Sorry for bringing up an old thread..BUT.....Are the chrome wheels easily removed and any pics ????

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    It can be a pain to remove the chrome wheels as the plastic is pretty brittle. Why do you want to take them out

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    Just purchased a cd70 at a very good price but the bad point is that the surround doesn`t have chrome wheels....

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    It'll be from a preface meaning you'll need to change the whole surround. The preface cars have sharper corners on the surround

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