So Sills...

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So Sills...

Post by willberry70 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:28 pm

So do they just pop off with some leverage?
And then press back on?
I should check for corrosion, treat if required, and spray with waxol.
Then they clip back on?
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Re: So Sills...

Post by 350matt » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:39 pm

I'm assuming you mean the plastic guards? not the metal bit ....

but to remove them you have to undo a couple of anchor screws at the front and they slide off a plastic bayonet type of fixing
in my experience you'll generally be horrified at what you find......

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Re: So Sills...

Post by 13Black » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:11 pm

By remove screws, I assume you mean drill out :P

Or reach into the front wing and pop them out.

If they don't want to slide, a ruler stabbed inward to release the outer of the 2 clips and pry'd down can work.

Probably take half of the rear sill with it, but at least that would answer one of your questions.
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