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Old 07-19-2004, 09:19 PM   #1
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when i got it apart, i didnt see what i was looking for as said in the techinfo write up.

i dont see anything close to a pin...just a bunch of goop in the holes. did the pins melt or....

im so confused


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well i took the other side apart...and yes...they are def melted...weird?

on the other side, half of one pin is still there...

so now i just make new pins out of toothpicks

HOWEVER

i have no idea how long to make em, since mine are goop...anyone know off the top of there heads?
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BUMP!

i have been without a dash and airbag for a week now, figured i should get in gear...someone help me out!
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I'm guessing you'll have to do trial and error. Toothpicks are inexpensive so it shouldnt' be a problem. Just start out really small and work your way up until you're satisfied with how they work.. (oh, and cut the sharp end off.. you don't want to be puncturing anything. )
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Looks like some serious damage... You may want to start with a new set... The switches don't look too good anymore...
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Thumb tacks may work too if small enough, i think that was in the article as well. I haven't taken mine apart yet,because i don't wanna deal with the headaches..
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9/32 of an inch. It'* perfect.
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9/32 of an inch. It'* perfect.
thanks...thats all i was looking for...

im not gonna throw these away until i mess around with em...ill get em working
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Quote:
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9/32 of an inch. It'* perfect.
thanks...thats all i was looking for...

im not gonna throw these away until i mess around with em...ill get em working
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