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Urgent help- removing centre console handles

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by BigBagg, Aug 24, 2012.

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    [Aug 24, 2012]
    A above, currently trying to do double din conversion and stuck on how to remove the handles from centre console.
    Im stuck with the bolt underneath, can't for the life of me get to it

    Cheers and forgive me for being dumb!
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    [Aug 24, 2012]
    I believe you need an Allen key for them bolts. I cannot remember what size though. You could try various ones using trial and error.
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    [Aug 24, 2012]
    they are right underneath stick your head right in there, you need an 8mm socket wrench to get them out
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    [Aug 24, 2012]
    Ok thanks guys it was the Allen key to undo them!!

    Next pain in the a** - how to get the single din cage out!!
    Have unscrewed everything and trying to get the cage out! Very very hard!
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    [Aug 24, 2012]
    Contact ash87,he is the guy who done my conversion. He will be able to help you :))
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    [Aug 24, 2012]
    Thanks for the replies guys but decided to book it in with a local car audio shop, gave up after getting stuck with the cage! Thanks for your help though, will post pics when it's done :)
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