Wanted Vinyl tunnel top without handbrake gaitor

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Wanted Vinyl tunnel top without handbrake gaitor

I would like to fit a vinyl tunnel top to my bare aluminum non-handbrake tunnel (Vauxhall 8V powered Classic VX S3 live axle chassis). Maybe someone has one laying around?

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Andi

 

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Get a standard one and recover it ?
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I quite like the bare ally centre - looks more traditional.

If you want a comfy elbow rest you could fashion something out of leather or a bit of carpet?

Ian

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@SM25T, I haven't seen the two variants side by side but I assumed the shape of the flat bit (where the handbrake would be) and the transition to the round part would be different. But it could be an option if I can't find anything.

@Ian, yes good idea. I was thinking about that as well. I wanted to cover the ally bit around the gear shifter in vinyl but couldn't come up with a neat solution for a elbow rest yet. I don't have access to the car at the moment so there wasn't a eureka moment yet.

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Have you looked at tunnel bags - these fit over the gearstick?

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What year is the car and is it dedion or live axle?

 

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Im looking for one of these as well (if theres a second one around)

 

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@sforshaw, it's a 2000 live axle (Vauxhall) Classic VX 

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There are various types, Rover/X Flow/Vauxhall  & they don't all fit all cars because of the position af the gear leaver. Ask me how I know? Whistle

 

 

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Have a look here: https://www.softbitsshop.co.uk/tunnel-top-types-33-w.asp

The live axle cars often had just carpet over the tunnel and sometimes a padded "cushion" for you elbow. I'm not sure whether they'd gained a full tunnel top by 2000 though.

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