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Old 10-01-2006, 08:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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good way to take off plastic rivets without damaging ur bumper?

yea im just wondering, bc it is a pain, and they are stuck onto my newly painted bumper that i need to reassemble, thanks in advance.
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Only way that I have been able to make it work is to get a small screwdriver and push it through the middle of the rivet. That should knock through the center pin and make it easy to pull out. Sometimes they don't cooperate though.
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I agree with WALSRU. I just used pliers and escaped very lucky.
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i forgot to mention these are the longer kinds, there are no pins
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