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Old 07-17-2018, 10:28 PM   #1
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leather hand brake!

i read this post from the Malaysian gentlemen; http://www.yarisworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60686
i ordered one post haste!
i forgot i ordered it, cause it took like a month to get.
it arrived!
the instructions are in Malaysian! (also English)
i took my time and now i'm a master leather seamstress.
the instructions say to use a screwdriver, but i found a better tool:



it's all curvy and smooth and small. it took a wile to find a rhythm, but it took about 30 minutes.





fits great!
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Old 07-18-2018, 03:30 AM   #2
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Looks good!

I used a large needle to tighten the threads.

Btw the instructions were in Thai language.


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Old 07-18-2018, 10:28 AM   #3
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Looks good!

It makes sense that you'd need to, but from the original post (I also noticed/commented in it) I didn't even realize tightening of the threads was required.

Now you're off to the car wash!
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Old 07-18-2018, 07:08 PM   #4
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I also ordered one from Thailand a few months ago, & installed it a few weeks ago when it finally arrived on the slow boat. It actually looks (& feels) better in-person than pictures would otherwise indicate. $20 total well-spent.

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Old 07-18-2018, 07:35 PM   #5
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I like it! Now you can add another skill onto the resume.

I've ordered some things from China off eBay that I completely forgot about until they show up a month later. Haha!

I believe I have seen posts of people buying leather steering wheel covers and having to stitch the cover on themselves.
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Old 07-19-2018, 06:27 AM   #6
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I did my steering wheel this method. It was damn long to do.

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