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      01-03-2013, 05:03 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by PR3CI5N View Post
Best method is to use a suction cup to pull out the roundels. Pops right out
In case of E92 the rear roundel has 3M tape on entire backside in addition to the pins that go into the little receptacles - suction cup ain't gonna pull that thing off untill you heat up the adhesive and use some other mechanical means to release it.

I actually use the dentil floss technique with a 'sawing' motion starting @ either top or bottom to break 3M tape adhesion, then pry rest of the way using one of those special nylon pry tools sold by ECS Tuning...
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