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Stupid question...I tried searching, but couldn't find anything. How do I remove the star looking screws? that hold the back of the interior piece? I'm talking about the plastic piece that's directly under the rear sliding window. Is there anything else as far a removing it? Any help is appreciated.
 

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the top of that clip pops out. then you can pull it out. after that the plastic cover comes out. under that should be a tin cover with a lot of screws holding it on.
 

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Do I need pliers to get them off. I tugged on them pretty good and didn't have any luck. I've never come across rivets like these and don't want to mess them up. Any advice?
 

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Do I need pliers to get them off. I tugged on them pretty good and didn't have any luck. I've never come across rivets like these and don't want to mess them up. Any advice?
Grab them by the sides don't wrap your fingers behind them. Pull the star cap towards you, it's two pieces.:tu:
 

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Success! I guess I was pulling from behind more than from the sides. Thanks again, I was hoping to build my amp rack back there.
 

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Stupid question...I tried searching, but couldn't find anything. How do I remove the star looking screws? that hold the back of the interior piece? I'm talking about the plastic piece that's directly under the rear sliding window. Is there anything else as far a removing it? Any help is appreciated.
You can see pictures of the process of removing the back panel in my photo gallery here

removal of back panel to gain access to amp,and rear window
 

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After removing mine, they would not stay in when I reinstalled the interior. I purchased replacements from the dealer. Any thoughts on how to reinstall them? Do they actually hold the plastic panel to the metal rear wall?
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tryed this last weekend got all the top one lose but i was having a hard time and it was 20 degrees outsite so i gave up on it ..didnt wanna break any of the holding clips ..... what are you trying to do back there????
 

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Guys unfortunately TS erased my "how to pics" on this when they transitioned back to a new photo gallery and I did not save them but I do have the raw photos (only one which has an explanation on it)...see attachements below

If I remember correctly you only have to remove three things to remove the plastic panel....two plastic wheel knobs and then there is a plastic cutout (1"x1"?) that you take a very small flat head screwdriver and pry off to reveal a 11mm? bolt....

what people have a hard time with is the plastic knobs....you need to pull on the knob WITHOUT wrapping your fingers around the back....pull on the sides of the knob (see attached pics

hope these help...if you have any other questions feel free to ask....I got back there to override the window stop in the DC so you can roll the window up with one press of the button (normal operation you have to release the button and press again to get it to start...it used to stop about 3/4 of the way up- safety feature)
 

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^ i had problem with the plastic clips that hold the cover against the sheet metal both left and right ...i saw at least 3 but i could get them off
 

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Hey, i am trying to do the same thing, but the link to your pics is not working. Would you be willing to send me a new link so i can check them out, having a really difficult time with it.
 

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Thank you for the pics. After removing the clips and the 10mm bolt, are there other clips or bolts holding this panel in? After I removed these clips and bolt, the panel still seemed just as tight before removing them.
 

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There are a ton of inside clips holding that puppy on, you can use a panel clip tool or do like I did and carefully pull it loose.

Thank you for the pics. After removing the clips and the 10mm bolt, are there other clips or bolts holding this panel in? After I removed these clips and bolt, the panel still seemed just as tight before removing them.
 
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