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Remove wing from COT decklid????

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    Is there a trick to safely removing this wing????
     
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    From the backside of the deck lid overhang there should be two small holes where the spoiler is pressed in and mounted. A small punch or drill bit pushing carefully outward should do the trick.
     
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    ok thanks!
     
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    There will probably be some plastic "flash" from where the two pieces were joined. Trim the flash off with an Exacto knife, and in most cases, the part (in this case the wing) will fall off.
     
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    Be careful & go slow, the wing will come off if you don't force/rush it. On the inside of the deck lid remove the melted plastic where the wing comes through the lid all the way down to metal.. On the outside take an Exacto knife & work it gently between the square on the wing & the body. As you are doing this the wing should start to move outward. Do this until it's loose enough to pull off. The goal is to get it off with the two little pegs still attached. Check the picture...

    There are 100 ways to Sunday in doing something, do what works best for you. In this case, this is my preferred way. None of these tips are wrong or better than the other, it's just how someone feels comfortable doing.. Most of all, best of luck to you..

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