shaunhutchinson [180 quattro]

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shaunhutchinson
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Bought some cheap 2nd hand leather door grabs from eBay. because they were going cheap. They were a bit scruffy and in the wrong colour so I got some black dye (to match the gearstick and emergency brake). Bit of a problem finding a good black dye but found that professionals use Fiebings oil dye so I grabbed some of that from eBay and had a bash. Happy with the result, quite a transformation, they look like brand new, just need some matt conditioner to pull off the sheen then I think these are good.

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YELLOW_TT
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Nice work at one point you could get geunine Audi leather door pulls for £22 a pair from the dealers
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JorgeTTCQ
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Really a good job :thumbsup:
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shaunhutchinson
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YELLOW_TT wrote:Nice work at one point you could get geunine Audi leather door pulls for £22 a pair from the dealers
I couldn't find any anywhere, this was my last resort as I didn't fancy covering the old ones with leather covers. they look a bit loose & baggy in places. But these have held up well. I was going to replace them but decided to leave them as they are doing so well so far.
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shaunhutchinson
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JorgeTTCQ wrote:Really a good job :thumbsup:
Cheers! Can do more work again to do this summer now the rain has gone. :)
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Lollypop86
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I cant wait for the summer!

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2013 - 2017 - Stage 1 150bhp mk1 dolomite grey roadster - gone but never forgotten
2017 - Present - 2007 mk2 Darak Beige 2.0 TFSI

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RiggaTheMighty
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Just about to collect my 180 quattro today or tomorrow.
Its a real fixer upper.
This post is totally great, I will be using it as a guide.
Thank you
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