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Old December 8th, 2012, 08:01 PM
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Removal of plastic air intake / wing / inner fender

Ok so I'm probably going to ultimately remove the entire wing, but right now I'm focused more on getting the galvy inner fender out. In order to get to the top bolts that hold the inner fender on I need to remove the plastic air intake shown here.

How the heck do you get this thing out? Been wrastling with it for a bit now...
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Old December 8th, 2012, 08:25 PM
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It is a bit fiddly but with a little care it can be removed. I pressed down on the plastic intake to get the front part out and then wedged the rear out. The front collapses pretty easy but the rear is a bit more solid.
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Old December 8th, 2012, 09:11 PM
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I had a dog and Bingo was his name-o....worked like a charm, thanks Mike. I took a 2x4 and used it to hammer out the front of the intake...same theory based on what you said.
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Between using 2x4s and 7lb hammers, I'm tempted to swing by just to see what the rest of your toolbox looks like...
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Between using 2x4s and 7lb hammers, I'm tempted to swing by just to see what the rest of your toolbox looks like...
Aren't tools for bashing stuff? We can't all just use micrometers!
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