|02-12-2012, 07:48 PM||#1 (permalink)|
BenzWorld Junior Member
Date registered: Apr 2011
Vehicle: 1982 300D Turbo
Location: San Francisco
how to remove the glove compartment lock?
I am trying to glue back the wood trim on the glove compartment door,
How to remove the lock?
I do not want to take chances and need some help!
|02-17-2012, 06:11 PM||#4 (permalink)|
An easier fix is to leave the glove box door on, and use some gorilla glue and a wiffle ball bat. Put the glue on with a toothpic or popsicle stick, and position the wiffle ball bat between the headrest on the seat and the wood, using the seat back pitch knob to gently apply pressure overnight.
|02-18-2012, 05:30 AM||#5 (permalink)|
Date registered: Sep 2006
Vehicle: '84 380SEC, '85 200T EuroWagon, '05 Mazda 6 SportWagon
Location: Campbellford, Ontario Canada
OLD & RETIRED
'79 450 SEL
'78 300 CD
|02-18-2012, 11:35 AM||#6 (permalink)|
Date registered: Dec 2010
Vehicle: 1984 300dt 400000km, 1985 300dt 194000km, 2005 golf tdi 112000km, 2005 odyssey(wife's van)
|02-18-2012, 01:03 PM||#7 (permalink)|
Epoxy will expand. However i found a product that works great for the wood that is a type of epoxy glue.
Its made by super glue and they have it at the 99cent store chain. It come in 90sec ,5min or long set times depending on which one you get, but man it is strong.
I have a laptop google gave me about a year ago and the hinges for the screen broke and pulled the screws out. I tried to glue the studs for the screws back in but it didnt last.
I got so mad i just glued the hinges together with this stuff and let it set overnight ........few months later and it is still holding just like it was new.
Point being its strong and i am sure some of us have tried glue before just to have it expand or come apart on a hot day.
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