Headlight cover removal

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SimonE
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S1Exige wrote:Heat it up with a hairdryer, find some fishing line and do a sawing motion between the lens and double sided tape..............it worked for me
I thought that you used trackdays to remove yours Graeme? :D
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SimonE wrote:
S1Exige wrote:Heat it up with a hairdryer, find some fishing line and do a sawing motion between the lens and double sided tape..............it worked for me
I thought that you used trackdays to remove yours Graeme? :D
I did Simon but it was getting expensive because I couldn't always find them ;)
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stevegreen101
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Just came across an old photo and thought it would illustrate exactly what's what on the rear entry method.

This is with the nearside wheel liner removed:

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Never having taken it out - which combination of screws and wingnuts need undoing?
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STEVE.E
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Just the three of the wingnuts need to be removed and the whole lamp unit and bracket can be taken away from the clam. Just make a note of the position of the spacers and springs, and take a few measurements from the lamp holder to the clam to be able to put it back in a the same position to get the beam alignment correct.

Cheers Steve.
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:clap:

Thanks.

I wasn't sure from the photo whether that top screw went through the clam or not - clearly if it did, it would make taking the light out from the back a near impossible task!

Given they are plastic wingnuts so no recalcitrant nuts to deal with, it should be a relatively easy job once the wheel liner is off.
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Thanks, Steve, and. . . Steve
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