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Old 06-27-2004, 04:16   #1 (permalink)
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plastic bit on bottom of tailgate ea-l wagon

how do i remove that plastic thing on the bottom of my tail gate? cause the last owner backed into something dented the tail gate and made that plastic thing really loose but i cant find a way to remove it or tighten it so it don't wiggle anymore... any ideas?
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Re: plastic bit on bottom of tailgate ea-l wagon

Have you tried removing the rear inner lining of the tail gate, there should be a way to do it from inside.
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Re: plastic bit on bottom of tailgate ea-l wagon

yep i have it seems to be clipped on or something no screws or anything from the inside
i might go to a wrecker and experiment on the week end if no one here knows anything about wagons
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Re: plastic bit on bottom of tailgate ea-l wagon

it pushes down and locks on a keyhole type bracket, 4 or 5 of them along the tailgate
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Re: plastic bit on bottom of tailgate ea-l wagon

so do i just pull it off? or does it need some 'fancy' way of pulling it off?
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Re: plastic bit on bottom of tailgate ea-l wagon

open the door so its around chest height then push/clamp the mould in towards the taligate, then with your other palm tap it upwards....
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Sounds like one of those actions that needs 2 pairs of hands.
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Re: plastic bit on bottom of tailgate ea-l wagon

nah not really .. you sorta jam the hatch against your chest and free up your own ...
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