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Daxed

Refitting Scuttle Panel - How?

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Daxed

The first 20 mins of my planned full weekend on the car in prep for the Retro show next weekend has got off to cracking start... It's painfully obvious I could continue trying to fit the plastic scuttle panel until it gets dark and still be no further ahead.

 

Is there a knack to getting the plastic back under the bottom windscreen seal? Start at one particular end? Start in the middle? Use a cable as in fitting a screen? Pray to any particular deity?

 

Any advice gratefully received as a refit without further damage would be rather nice.

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Telf

I just lift the corner of the seal and wiggle it in. The panel needs to not be screwed down. A bit of soapy water also helps.

 

Use a non metallic implement to assist it under the seal- its easier if the windscreen wiper arms aren't fitted.

 

That's how I do it at least

 

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Daxed

Cheers Telf, wiper arms off, panel loose, trim tools in hand. Hoping soapy water is the missing ingredient. 

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Daxed

Lubricant made all the difference. Straight on in 2 mins. 

Thanks again. 

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Telf

its all about the lube!:D

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Daxed

And the 2 mins sums me up well.

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