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    The handles in the Vec were looking a little tired and scratched
    so i decided to wrap them.
    Im not to sure?
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    Looks good to me, mine are looking a little tatty and had considered doing the same thing.
    My old Signum, the animal; she now rests in pieces in several other members cars.. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=200
    The wifes vec show car, started as a standard daily driver and ended up like this. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=709



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    Did mine a while back, personally i think it's miles better than the scratched rubber coating look

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    thought i might do mine too, just havent been a&&&d to find out how they come off, do they just pop off with a screwdriver and a little care?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 19CDTi View Post
    thought i might do mine too, just havent been a&&&d to find out how they come off, do they just pop off with a screwdriver and a little care?

    yes they just pull off . sometimes if you good finger nails then you can pull them off just that way .

    the vectra has gone , but not far away so ill still see it form time to time

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    i'm not a fan of carbon wrapping, but i think that looks good mate

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    could they not just be sprayed black?, mine is rather tatty too on the driver side.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 06sri View Post
    could they not just be sprayed black?, mine is rather tatty too on the driver side.
    You have just given me an idea. Will post a pic later if all goes well

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    To spray them, you'll have to remove all the bits of the rubberised trim that is flaking off - otherwise the spray paint won't hide anything left behind, it'll show all the unevenness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by happypostie View Post
    yes they just pull off . sometimes if you good finger nails then you can pull them off just that way .
    Thanks Khalid, another job for the early shift finishes

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