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Old 10-15-2007, 03:55 AM
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how do I remove tailight lens?

I feel kinda stupid asking this but I cant seem to get it off...
it is a real popular light so I figure someone here knows how to do it...
I have removed the one screw and thats as far as it gets...
tried prying it off but it dosnt budge and I dont want to bend it...
whats the secrete?
thanx
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Old 10-15-2007, 04:04 AM
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Yep,1 screw, tab on top of light holds it tight to casing.Be careful "prying "it off I've broke several lenses cause they are brittle.With the screw off you should be able to tilt the frame upwards a little then lift off...gently
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Old 10-15-2007, 08:48 AM
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after the screw is removed put pressure on the top of the light rim and push downward toward the screw, and at the same time pull up in the area of the rim where the screw was. Here is what you are dealing with, after the light rim is removed if you look real carefully you will notice that the light housing at the top area has what appears to and is a tab. It covers the top area. looks like the rim area has a notch cut in each side. That area is designed to flex and allow you to remove the rim and lens assy. If all fails and you brake it do not worry they are cheap to replace . Getting them back on and seated correctly IS the trick, but for sure not impossible, hook onto the top push down and snap back you go. OBTW I am currently in orlando for two weeks and if you need help I would be glad to give you a hand, it would brake up the boredom I face in a hotel..... PM me I will give out my cell
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