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    Default Getting covers off head rests.

    Anyone done this before?

    I now have a spare set of headrests and have a project in mind for them, but need to be able to remove the covers in order to do this properly. Is there an easy way or do I really have to unpick all the stitching at the bottom to get them off?

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    i heard it was a total pain in the ass to get them off thats why i ended up buying headrests with the dvd monitors/players built in

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    Dont waste your time mate , send them to me

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    if yours is a preface its quite easy, they all have a sort of plastic fabic clip which can be undone to get them off, front ones are a pain tho with the button on the left of adjustment

    howver.....................

    if yours is a facelift like mine, the front ones are still easy enough to remove, but the rears are glued in place, i did manage to get mine off after about 30mins of persuasion each, but when i went to get the embroided, was told there was too much foam on back, so they could no be done

    Hope this helps

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    Yes it does, I think my spare set are off a facelift which explains why I couldnt see any clip, but my originals are pre-face so I'll just swap them over and use the pre-face ones for the "project" (and no it's not screens... yet).

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    hes guuna write ian in drivers side and me ***** in pasenger side...stop watching ali g to get your mod list lol ......sorry ian what gos around comes around lol

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    LMAO, nice one Dave. Hey, you could do it too, "bin" on the drivers side and "lids" on the passenger one

    Heh, nah, seriously though, Amy's going to have a go at embroidering the Alpine logo's into them for me in silver and blue, at least that's the plan.

    Edit: this logo, but with the stripes in silver and the word Alpine in blue to match the car.

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    i had to get ya back you started this whole bin lid thing and its stuck lol likein the logo ian just dont **** amy of or you mite get something else lol if you no what i mean

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    some like d**k on them lol
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    lol

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