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      10-07-2008, 05:22 PM   #38

Drives: 335i
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Sacramento, CA

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Originally Posted by dejav0o View Post
In case anyone was still confused about prying off the lid ( I thought I understood completely until I was looking at it and accidentally pryed the aluminum instead), you want to reach under the plastic part and start prying from one side to the other. What worked for me was to try to insert the screw driver in as far as possible and giving it a twist to pop out the latch holding it from the side. REPEAT, DO NOT TRY TO REMOVE THE ALUMINUM/WOOD PART FROM THE PLASTIC. I wish I took a picture at the time I removed it....
DAMN! I wish I had read this before. I definitely chipped and scratched the hell out of my trim today trying to remove it. DAMN! Is there a way to buy a replacement part?!?!