New A1 - How to Retro fit armrest

f1nny

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Evening All,

I purchased a New Shape A1 4 months ago and it didn't come with an armrest so I decided to order all the parts and retro fit it myself.

Here's a quick quide.

Remove rear holder using a trim removal tool.
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This exposes 4 bolt threads that are welded to the chassis of the car, two of which have nuts on which secure the centre console trim down. Remove the two nuts with a 10mm socket or spanner. You'll need this two nuts and an extra two nuts in order to fit the armrest bracket in place.

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Place armrest into onto the 4 bolt threads that protrude the chassis and tighten the 4 nuts onto this bolt threads with a 10mm socket or spanner.

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Finally clip rear trim on top back of armrest. The picture below actually shows me remove it.

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Excellent work f1nny, very good detailed guide, where did you buy the armrest from and how much was it? Thanks
 
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