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deanmcreynolds26
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17th Feb 04 at 12:54   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ok i wana smooth my petrol cap! but then how am i gona get it open???
LukeGSi
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17th Feb 04 at 12:55   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ask krisTD he did his recently, think he just removed the rubber seal inside so u can just pop it open!!
Fad
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17th Feb 04 at 12:57   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

mines been done remove the rubber and u can just pull it easily done

LukeGSi
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17th Feb 04 at 13:01   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

does it ever pop open when your driving or anything?? i know mine locks when i lock the car but id be worried it'll pop open
jaffa
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17th Feb 04 at 13:01   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

still possible to open with the rubber on
rich (live lee) has had his smoothed with ruber still attached
deanmcreynolds26
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17th Feb 04 at 13:04   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

u just put ur keys down the side or something???
Fad
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17th Feb 04 at 13:06   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

nope it dont pop open at all and no need to pop the key down the side (may scratch it) just pull it open with your fingers job done
deanmcreynolds26
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17th Feb 04 at 13:08   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ive tried opening it without the bit! but it dont seem to work! might get a min plunger or something!
Fad
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17th Feb 04 at 13:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

that could work altho i guess u jst need practice?
LukeGSi
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17th Feb 04 at 13:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by fadscorsa
nope it dont pop open at all and no need to pop the key down the side (may scratch it) just pull it open with your fingers job done


in that case thats another little job for me, did u weld over the hole once u got it out or fibreglass??
Fad
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17th Feb 04 at 13:12   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i'm not sure as a mate did it for me when the car went into the paint shop
guessing the lip was ground down and fibre glassed and filled
LukeGSi
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17th Feb 04 at 13:19   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

gona be must next task when i finally get round to finishing painting my engine cover thingy!!
Fad
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17th Feb 04 at 13:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ph that shud take 10 mins u slacker
LukeGSi
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17th Feb 04 at 13:25   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i know i do 1 coat then leave it a week to dry!! then rub down a little bit and leave it a week been off the car about 2 months now!!! Im justtaking my time to get a perfect finish lol
Fad
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17th Feb 04 at 14:56   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

my drivers door interior handle is still missing from like 2 years ago got pissed off with the imperfections i just lobbed it sumwhere
sxi16vjoe
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17th Feb 04 at 16:41   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by fadscorsa
my drivers door interior handle is still missing from like 2 years ago got pissed off with the imperfections i just lobbed it sumwhere



yes this has been noticed fad!!! you lazy student type bludger person!!
Munchie
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17th Feb 04 at 17:34   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ask icy
Icy
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17th Feb 04 at 18:18   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i sawed mine off then bro fibreglassed over it
bought extra rubber ring but cant get ALL of old one off
i jus use my pickin finger to get it open

got sinkage on the door now after few yrs
need redone soon
Gavin
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17th Feb 04 at 18:19   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

looks that does!


pew pew pew pewwwww
Greg_M
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17th Feb 04 at 20:21   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

how easy is it to do? hows it done? looks
antscorsa
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17th Feb 04 at 20:53   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

u still not got interio handles fad hahaha
RichR
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18th Feb 04 at 01:03   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

dont have a problem getting mine open to be honest - and I still have rubber on - just get tips of fingers down the inside of the rubber
RichR
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Icy
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18th Feb 04 at 04:01   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i remmeber when i was the first one to do it on here (or one of the first)

marvs one is oneoff another car that fits
took my bro ages to fibreglass over the hole to make it flat without showin the outline of the hole it left when u cut nob off
Kris TD
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18th Feb 04 at 09:36   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

used an angle grinder with sanding disc on it too remove the lump, then just stuck a little bit of filler i the hole. easy, takes 5 minutes. have to remove the rubber seal, its a bitch to open otherwise.

 
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