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jt20vt

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Sep 17, 2010
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Just seen the steering wheel touch up work, looks good. I did the steering wheel and gear stick a few years back but purchased a kit online and sprayed it. Not had to be re-done since.
 

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Sparkie

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Sep 25, 2009
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So you can use these and there'll be no tackyness? Thinking of doing all red bits blue
I used calipers paint for my steering wheel. Used nail polish before but it slowly rubbed away.


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Sparkie

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Sep 25, 2009
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For my steering wheel I used a kit from amazon. Came with all the stabilisers, dyes etc. Been spot on for over a year now.



Badger5 Custom Map + TIP,
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Sparkie

Angling Adict.
Sep 25, 2009
2,135
513
Middlesex
Worth a try


Badger5 Custom Map + TIP,
3”Custom exhaust, FMIC, Bosh 550’s, BC Coilovers, ARB’s +loads more.
 

jt20vt

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Sep 17, 2010
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I purchased a kit from furniture clinic, added a filter to connect to an air compressor rather then using the can of propellant in the picture. The kit came with the air brush. Also added there Rolls Royce red self seal colourant for the stripe. Rubbed it down but removed the steering wheel and picked up a cheap 2nd mk4 golf steering wheel that was knackered to swap with. Then refurbed the mk4 one after all was done and made some money back.
 

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jt20vt

Active Member
Sep 17, 2010
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Only thing i didnt do when doing the steering wheel was the red stiching, I masked it up and then blended the colourant close to it and then sealed it all in with the sealer. Used a thin modeling paint brush to apply the paint for the stripe.
I've since lost all the photos of the work I did but have attached the result on the mk4 wheel bottom part to the finish.
 

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AndrewJB

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Aug 16, 2007
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East London E1-E2-E13
So got round to doing this yesterday.... its a bodge for now, I need to buy a new facia and cut it correctly so it looks more OEM.







So it offers autolights and coming home lights. They were working correctly yesterday but this morning coming home lights arent working (it was still dark outside) so need to investigate that.
 

AndrewJB

Friend to SEAT UK & Cupra Racing
Aug 16, 2007
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East London E1-E2-E13
Bit of overdue maintenance!

Passenger side




Drive side




Caliper winder tool was a pain in the ass to use so took about 45 mins each side rather than the usual 15 minutes. 312mm upgrade on front next.

Also wet vacuumed my seats the other day.... oh dear is all I'm saying.
 

bruceR

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Apr 11, 2005
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Monifieth, Dundee
Never a good idea watching what comes out of the seats but well worth it, feels and looks so much better


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