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tj4tj4
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How do you remove the Armrest ??? Aaugh.

Post#1 » Sat Sep 12, 2009 2:30 pm

I got the simple "ring" removed from the big button...but that's as far as I can go. I am replacing the guts b/c they sag 30%, but don't know if I need to try to remove the leather covering now, or after I get it off.....???

Anybody, please! (same message on the 'other' site, sorry about that)

Andrew

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Dai C
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Re: How do you remove the Armrest ??? Aaugh.

Post#2 » Sat Sep 12, 2009 7:16 pm

Harald would know. I have never taken apart a 463 door so I don't know. The 460 door assembly is a piece of cake.

-Dai

tj4tj4
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Re: How do you remove the Armrest ??? Aaugh.

Post#3 » Sat Sep 12, 2009 7:54 pm

Not on the door, but one in the middle that flops down (and up)...

Thanks,
Andrew

ridgeman
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Re: How do you remove the Armrest ??? Aaugh.

Post#4 » Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:28 pm

contact Vlad (1-866-439-4303) at http://www.4x4.com - He's a
human shop manual when it comes to 'G Wagens'. :D

tj4tj4
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Re: How do you remove the Armrest ??? Aaugh.

Post#5 » Sun Sep 13, 2009 4:13 pm

Thanks, you're the 2nd person to direct me to Vlad. Lucky guy (me, not him, ha-ha).

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reinhardtius
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Re: How do you remove the Armrest ??? Aaugh.

Post#6 » Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:51 am

ridgeman wrote:contact Vlad (1-866-439-4303) at http://www.4x4.com - He's a
human shop manual when it comes to 'G Wagens'. :D


LOL that's one way to put it - very knowledgeable man.

tj4tj4
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Re: How do you remove the Armrest ??? Aaugh.

Post#7 » Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:59 am

Thanks guys, here it is, for future reference (thanks Dutch):

1. Remove two phillips' head screws from bottom of chair-back
2. Remove two 13 mm bolts from just above arm-rest (holding brass spacer in place)
3. Remove arm-rest.
4. Remove round plastic cover in front of big button
5. Remove leather cover, you may have to cut the inside of the leather and/or some stiching, no more than a few mm. The top of the leather cover (really the back "spine") has a plastic piece inside it that lets you remove it and put it back in place again--they most have known breakage would be a problem.
6. Remove hardware, replace broker arm.
7. Replace hardware and follow steps 5-1 backwards.
Good luck! I used fishing line to sew up my cutting, it worked pretty well w/ inside stiches and knots. Pretent you're a plastic surgeon or something, use tiny stiches and don't let them show.

Andrew

gmaschine
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Re: How do you remove the Armrest ??? Aaugh.

Post#8 » Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:08 am

Thanks Andrew.

Now to replace my saggy arm rest!

amgtestdrivernj
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Re: How do you remove the Armrest ??? Aaugh.

Post#9 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:22 pm

Any idea on adding some type of arm rest to w460 w/ Recaro seats? Would love something to be there if possible?

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Re: How do you remove the Armrest ??? Aaugh.

Post#10 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 6:14 pm

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