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[VZ] Replace Handbrake with Satin Chrome

Jest3r

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HOW TO: Replace Handbrake with Satin Chrome

What you Need
  • Small Flat head
  • Satin Chrome replacements
  • About 20 minutes

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STEP 1 - Removal of cover (1)
Place the small flat head screwdriver under the read of the original black cover and lift up and forwards.


STEP 2 - Removal of cover (2)
Lift off the black cover completely


STEP 3 - Remove Vinyl
Push and pull off the original handbrake cover vinyl, make sure you dislodge the vinyl from side of the console as you pull it off. Easily the hardest step in this process.


STEP 4 - Remove the button
Remove the grey surround, then remove the old button


STEP 5 - Replace with the new Satin Chrome Button
Install the satin button in to the white housing and place back into the handbrake holder.
It is a good idea to press the button down a few times to confirm that it all works.



STEP 6 - Reinstall the Vinyl cover
Pull and push that cover all the way back on...


STEP 7 - Install New Cover
Place the new cover over the button and pull back in to the handbrake cut out until it clicks down flush with the handbrake.
It is a good idea to press the button down a few times to confirm that it all works.


STEP 8 - Enjoy
 

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Great write up.

When I did mine I tried so hard to remove the original bezel from the front, just under the knob. **** I was annoyed when I realised it easily clipped off from the back.
 

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hey mate, a bit late, but this is one of the best how to's ive seen on here, helped me heaps.
 

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Thanks for the guide, it came in handy. :) Any ideas on the easiest way to do the shifter (or does someone else have a guide)?
 

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Does this apply to a VT handbrake cover as well?
 

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Awesome guide

Is it really as simple as you've shown? Looks too easy
Also in step 4, why do you need to take the vinyl off. Is it to get the button off. Also are there any tricks/ techniques to doing so or is it just twist and pull.
Cheers
 

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any chance of a How To replace entire handbrake?
Pull the cover off as shown in this thread then theres a few bolts that hold it in. You can access them without removing the seat. Also need to unplug the handbrake switch and the cable by undoing the 10mm nut completely.

Pretty easy job.
 

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Is someone able to re post the photos for this? Help a brother out!
 
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