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    Whats the little grey tube for under the petrol cap? About 2 inches long

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    Taking off the valve caps on your tyres.

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    Ahh nice touch!

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    And the square plastic bit on the inside of the cap with the half circle cut out is where you put the fuel cap when your refuelling, so you dont drive away and leave it on the petrol pump.

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    Haha I all ways leave mine on the boot!! Ill check that out when I fill up tommow cheers!

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    And the other end of the gray thing is to messure how much thread your tyres have left.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenp View Post
    And the other end of the gray thing is to messure how much thread your tyres have left.
    Really?! I never knew that? I use the valve remover all the time though!

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    You can also use the tyre depth gauge end to turn the slot in the rear door to activate or deactivate the child locks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
    You can also use the tyre depth gauge end to turn the slot in the rear door to activate or deactivate the child locks.
    or your ingnition key

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    Heres a question for those who had their vecs from new.

    what was kept in the little clips just inside the glove box?

    This is now where my metal tyre pressure gauge lives.

    just wondering if one came with the car when new

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