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Old 06-10-2010, 11:38 AM   #1
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Default Removing deck lid reflector 01 B

OK I searched the threads for the above phrase and....nada
I've found the 6 nuts/studs that retain the deck lid reflector, but there are two snap in studs in the upper left and right corners, but too scared to pry them out and cannot access them to release the plastic clips. The clear cover on the reflector is deliminating and holding water. Any tips on getting this off without tearing up the reflector beyond repair?

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I have heard that Sawgunner has removed the reflector and kept those clips intact. I'm not sure hoe he did it. My experience is those clips are shot after removal. I do have the GM part number somewhere. Ther arre spendy little guys though. I'm sure Sawgunner will chime in soon, actually I'll shoot him a PM for you
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from the times i have removed them you have to wiggle and apply slight pulling pressure to the top of the tail to get them out. it takes a minute but is worth not spending $40 or so dollars per clip. also make sure it is on a hot day to try it other wise the clips are garaunteed to snap. where ya located? if your close i can do it for ya.
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Wilmington NC, Guess I'll have to go at it. I'll park the car with the tail west to warm things up this PM. Any tips on resealing the clear covering to the housing.
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you can use RTV silicone, clear window and bath caulking. both hold up very well
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