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Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 12:05 am 
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How do these come off/out? I had a squiz on my lunch break today and didn't see any screws or bolts hold them in.

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 1:06 am 
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you talking about those bits on the back of the seat, closest to the door?

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 1:15 am 
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you have to pull the backseat out and they sort of clip in at the top and theres a bolt down the bottom under the back seat

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 2:09 am 
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youll also have to renove the striker bolt wont you?

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 2:29 am 
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Well in my EB, you just have to lean nice and hard on the seat base near the bottom of the bolster. There should be a bolt visible (10mm socket) which you can undo without removing the seat base.

Then remove the little plastic ring over the striker bolt for the split fold seats.

Then just lift it up and then slide it off the striker bolt.

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Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2005 10:04 pm 
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cool thanks, i;'ll take a squize later.

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 08, 2005 3:46 am 
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Andrew J wrote:
youll also have to renove the striker bolt wont you?


Yeah, ended up having to undo them with a 16mm spanner to get the bolsters off.

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 08, 2005 6:35 pm 
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The best thing to use to remove them is a long socket (can't remember the size). The socket must be long enough to go over the peg and to turn the nut at the base of it.

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 08, 2005 6:43 pm 
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chong_bonger wrote:
The best thing to use to remove them is a long socket (can't remember the size). The socket must be long enough to go over the peg and to turn the nut at the base of it.


It was 12:00 last night when I ended up doing it, so I just used a spanner. A deep socket would of been better (looked after the nut better and that)and easier but wasn't avaliable..

 

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