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#1 2017-05-16 11:26:02

Onward thru da Fog
From: Haymarket, VA
Registered: 2010-02-22
User Number: 4335
Posts: 32

Removal of rear hatch trim panel

Ok, who can get me out of stupid ...

Trying to remove the trim panel.  Got the bottom pop rivets out.  Now, I cannot see how to push/unsnap the window side to get the whole panel to drop.  It appears that the whole thing should drop.  Afraid to Schwartzneger it and break something.

1968 Triumph TR250; 
1988 BMW M5
1989 Mazda MX6 GT, the Black Sleeper (sold)
2005 9-2x Aero, Stage 1, Premium & Cold Packages



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#2 2017-05-16 12:12:47

From: Cambridge, MA
Registered: 2016-02-22
User Number: 35856
Posts: 85

Re: Removal of rear hatch trim panel

when i did it i just popped that part out...and in the process i damaged the plastic clips and had to buy more....i dont know if theres a graceful way to do this but i think a box of 10 clips cost me about 8 buckazoids

2005 Saab 9-2x Linear - Auto - Deep Mica Blue - Cold Weather Package - - Mods: Aero Rear Sway Bar, Perrin FSB, Whiteline QR RSB, Tsudo UEL, Custom catback with Magnaflow, 17" ASAs w/Dunlop Direzzas (summer), 16" OEM alloys w/studded Nokian hakka 7's (winter), 35% tint sides/rear



#3 2017-06-05 23:31:11

Forum Dummy
From: SW Michigan
Registered: 2014-11-18
User Number: 25152
Posts: 87

Re: Removal of rear hatch trim panel

Just went thru this last weekend. These clips are practically designed to break, and there's no easy way around it. I learned a long time ago its best to buy a few bags of each kind and replace them.

2006 Linear AT



#4 2017-06-06 21:16:51

under attack *
From: Boston MA
Registered: 2012-04-30
User Number: 7218
Posts: 830

Re: Removal of rear hatch trim panel

This is my Saabaru. There are many like it, but this one is Mine!



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