Re: [DMCForum] Re: Cold intake / rear fascia removal
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Re: [DMCForum] Re: Cold intake / rear fascia removal

I had an Idiot add them to mine too, dont feel bad.

Mark V

On Dec 17, 2006, at 11:37 PM, Ryan Wright wrote:

> So, issue: I've been informed there aren't supposed to be any bolts
> going into the pontoons. Sure enough, my workshop manual doesn't
> mention them. Did some idiot add these?
> Passenger side:
> Viewed from the top:
> The nylon loc-nuts on this side have been loosened all the way to the
> end of the bolts. They were easy to get to - just removed the carbon
> canister and put a 10mm wrench on each side.
> Driver's side:
> Here you can see the length of the bolts. This is what the passenger's
> side looked like before I loosened these nuts.
> So, these aren't stock, eh?
> I guess we have to get back to my original question, then: How do I
> get that intake tube out of the right pontoon so I can reach these
> bolts?
> -Ryan
> On 12/17/06, Ryan Wright <ryanpwright@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Need some help in removing the rear fascia.
>> Primarily, I cannot get to the bolts on the right (passenger) side
>> that hold the fascia to the right pontoon. I pulled the cold air
>> intake apart as much as I could, but the big intake pipe that's within
>> the pontoon is blocking my access and I can't see a way to get it out.
>> Turning it does not give me enough clearance; I'm going to have to
>> disconnect it from the pontoon some how and pull it out.
>> There appears to be a round "clip" of sorts on the top of the pontoon,
>> which turns along with the pipe, so I'm thinking this is holding it
>> in. How do I remove this?!
>> Also, how do I get the intake "grill" that's connected to the glass
>> off? Is it siliconed on there? Doesn't appear to be any way to remove
>> it and prying on it is just going to break something. Getting this out
>> would help, I think, especially in getting to the upper bolt head.
>> Any advice would be appreciated.
>> -Ryan
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