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Parts removal #6986 Oct 28, 7:22am Oct 28, 7:22am
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Parts removal
Does anyone know if there is a way to remove the tweeter covers and the cover on the side mirrior controls without taking off the whole door panel?


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Re: Parts removal [Re: Sirrous] #6987 Oct 28, 9:19am Oct 28, 9:19am
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if you look really close around the edges you will see slots for a screwdriver or something else to slide in and pry up...this is the way i took mine off...it is easy just be very careful...i put 2 layers of tape down right to the edge of the gap so that i would not scrath my interior up when prying them off...one more tip...if you are taking the tweeter covers off to paint them...it is a waste...it is better to leave them in the door and paint...since the tweeter cover is flexible...as soon as you push on them to get them back into the door, which take a lot of pressure...it will flex and the paint will come off in chips...that is my experience though...hope i helped


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Re: Parts removal [Re: 4u2envy] #6988 Oct 28, 10:40am Oct 28, 10:40am
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what 4u2envy writes is absolutely true! but I found a way around this paint delema... i either do only a few thin layers of paint, or I let the tweater covers dry for a full week before reinstalling them... OR the last method - just put them into your over on the center rack for about 3 minutes (or less)

if you messup - they are only $2.75 to replace from any toyota dealership thumbsup (again, speaking out of expierence grin )


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Re: Parts removal [Re: isaac] #6989 Oct 28, 6:03pm Oct 28, 6:03pm
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and the Mirror caps just come right out too. they just pop out. you dont need to take the door panel off to do so.


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Re: Parts removal [Re: dontmesswithkram] #6990 Oct 28, 7:30pm Oct 28, 7:30pm
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how you take the AC vents out?? anyone knows??


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Re: Parts removal [Re: Ti Chuot] #6991 Oct 28, 10:04pm Oct 28, 10:04pm
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how you take the AC vents out?? anyone knows??
the correct way IS to remove your dash... the alternative is to just be ver gentel when you work on them - but the only thing that comes out is the vent doors... the assembly will NOT come out unless you pull the entire dashboard off.


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Re: Parts removal [Re: isaac] #6992 Oct 30, 6:56am Oct 30, 6:56am
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- isaac -
i just want to get the vent doors to paint it. more instruction??? grin thanks a whole lot!! you're the first to respond to it, in hmmmmmm about 3 weeks??


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