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Old 05-11-2011, 02:35 PM   #1
Mulatto325
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My Ride: 325ci convertible
Got my new vert trunk handle in the mail yesterday

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Installed it today. Did not use the top part in the picture. Used the old one so my cheap a$$ would not have to pay for paint.
The reason I replaced it was because where the screws connect it was broken in 2 places so when you go to pop the trunk its like the handle wanted to come off. It was like that when i bought the car.
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By mulatto325 at 2011-05-11

So now its fixed and I can pop my trunk to get my tech or my mossberg. lol
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It took me about 2 hours. It was pretty straight forward. It would have been easier if I got the new piece painted. Removing the old glue from the original piece I reused took the longest. Then getting my led plate lights to line up with the contats was a PITA.
I took a some pics. Should I write up a DIY?
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