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Old 09-18-2004, 01:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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im tyring to get my gauge pod out, but i cant get my hands behind to unclip the wires... so i want to take my steering wheel off but i cant seem to get a hold of the screws that are set pretty deep.. does anyone have any tips.. i think they are t20 type screws. what a bitch!!!!
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The two bolts that hjold the pod in are hex.
After that, it's a lot of wiggling and pulling with a suction cup of sorts.

Angle the top of the pod downwards to get it loose, and then you can pull it outwards.

If you just need to replace a bulb, you MAY be able to do it without removing the steering wheel, depending on where it is. Its a *TOTAL* bitch, *ESPECIALLY* if you don't have a telescoping steering wheel.

Other than that,m you may need to remove the steering wheel. If I knew how to take the wheel off, I'd do that if I had to take te pod out again.
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