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    well i mannaged to get the old one off on my e36 coupe but hand figure how the new one clips on :(
     
     

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    thanks for the reply it seems i have the correct part as per diagram above its clipping number 1 on i dont get ?
     
     

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    These are a PITA
    Inside the door shut is a black plastic grommet shaped like this 0. Pull that out gently. IIRC the centre comes out first. Then with a small torch you will see a small peice of metal attached to the inner door handle assembly.
    Bend i wire coat hanger straight and then push this metal lever thingy towards the door A pillar hinges, you should be able to see the holes at the top of the exterior door handle open up where the top clips for no1 go through the door.
    Now bend your wire coat hanger end to make a small hook
    Next place the door handle cover (NO1) into the holes and hold it there with your hand. Now get your wire coat hanger and place it through the hole in the door and hook the metal clip. Pull the metal slider clip toward you to secure the outer cover into place. This slider secures the lugs on the back of the cover.
    Good luck, it took me ages to work these out even with a manual

    Dunno why but the securing clip is not shown on the diagram. Its part of the blank area.
     
     

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    Damn you Neal. It took me ages to write that
    Oh well..such is life...
     
     

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    hahaha! ah neal! what a jab this is haha i thought it would be 10 mins only one was stained got one off ebay 99p jackpot wish i didnt now ah its dark ofcouse i snapped the org one off selotaped the new one on for 2nite start again in the morning! thanks for ur time! my first post so pleased guys
     
     

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    orry 4 typos on pda phone oooops should have edit post damn will get used to this soon thanks again better than google lol
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattbms6 View Post
    orry 4 typos on pda phone oooops should have edit post damn will get used to this soon thanks again better than google lol
    That's ok...just thought you might have had as many beers as my mate Steve
     
     

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