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First minor gripe..

The lack of anything to grab to close the trunk lid is crazy to me. Grabbing the painted top of the trunk feels soo.. wrong.

If anyone has "jerry rigged" a pull strap or handle for the inside of their BRZ trunk, please reply with what you did. I'll do the same when I solve the missing handle.
 

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First minor gripe..

The lack of anything to grab to close the trunk lid is crazy to me. Grabbing the painted top of the trunk feels soo.. wrong.

If anyone has "jerry rigged" a pull strap or handle for the inside of their BRZ trunk, please reply with what you did. I'll do the same when I solve the missing handle.
It feels weird to me too. It makes me feel better though that I am not the only one with these kind of OCD thoughts about my new car.
 

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If the trunk has a metal "loop" to latch it down, just put you index finger through it and whip it shut. That's what I do on my Fiata.
 

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Coming from Fords perhaps...?? My Fords all have a snazzy little leather strap to pull the trunk closed. A simple unappreciated by most little feature. Im sure it would be quite easy to just use a lanyard or something in there.
 

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My old car, HHR, my mom’s Edge, and my sister’s CrossTrek all have handles inside the hatch so I’ve had the same feeling. It’s just going to take a little adjustment before it feels not weird to close it like an animal.
 

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Hatches almost always have some kind of handle/strap to pull down the hatch.

"Trunked" vehicles it is a little more rare I guess, because you don't have to be reaching way above your head in most cases to close a trunk.

Both my '98 and '11 lexus sedans did have a handle
 

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Reviving this thread, lol. Now that I have the car, I totally agree with the OP @GTAMarc. Need a strap to flip the trunk / boot lid closed without touching the paint.
 

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I pinch one of the two rubber stoppers and pull down on that. I figure if it pulls out it should be covered under warranty to get it replaced. When I pop the trunk I slide my fingers flat under the lid and lift. I really hate those damn fingerprint marks on the trunk!
 

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I pinch one of the two rubber stoppers and pull down on that. I figure if it pulls out it should be covered under warranty to get it replaced. When I pop the trunk I slide my fingers flat under the lid and lift. I really hate those damn fingerprint marks on the trunk!
Mind-meld! I've been grabbing the rubber snubbers, too. The plastic electric lock mechanism feels flimsy, like it will snap off if you pull on it too hard.
 

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I'm also a bit OCD about this and my cars are usually a bit dusty and I dont like disturbing the dust and leaving prints. For me its not about the functionality its about not disturbing the paint.

Does anyone have a picture of where a handle should go? I dont have my car yet.

I like to 3D print and design stuff and I might try to come up with something if there are mount points nearby.
 

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That’s pretty cool! I need to ponder the drilling part a little while, though. 🤔
 
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