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Old 02-10-2009, 12:44 PM   #59
tony325ci_51
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Great write-up, just a correction for you:

To avoid breaking clips and grommets when removing the trim from the dash you should start at the edges and work inwards.

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Originally Posted by GoingNuts View Post
Paint striping blade sandwiched by a couple of creditcards


Got an opening to allow pulling off of trim by hand


Trim was off. One of plastic grommets refused to let go of the metal stud. So It's ripped off.
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Originally Posted by GoingNuts View Post
Now the driver side trim


Not much room to work with and the blade was too flexible. A stiff screw driver shaft was needed.




It's off but the left grommet ripped.
Start at the doors and pull the strips off, working inwards towards the centre to avoid ripping out or breaking clips.
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