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I pulled the speaker cover off the drivers side to replace a speaker. Cover came off easy enough, however, after I installed the speaker, I couldn't get those damn clips back on... So I made a tool, though, crude at best, it worked flawlessly. Here are some pic's of the Tool (a beat-up steak knife I had in the tool box for cutting hose) and the installation... DSC01665.jpg

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DSC01672.jpg When the steak knife is in there flat against the back of the speaker cover, I held the cover up to the speaker opening, turned down on the steak knife, which spread the clips open, then slid the speaker cover up so the clips went behind the bracket, then turned up on the steak knife and slid it out to the left. Worked great!
 

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Perhaps no interest or carrying charges, but we all know that a good credit card is a most valuable tool in the upkeep of these machines. I keep mine clean and shiny, cause you just never know...................
 

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Moose preserve? but of course. I live about a mile from Woodward, so every nite is crusin' nite in the summer. An expat from MI are you?
 

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Lived on Pine Lake Country Club in West Bloomfield. Spent many nights up and down Woodward Ave. Mostly in Birmingham and Royal Oak. Good Times!
 

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I'm at the other end of town, Long Lake and Woodward. Been cruising Woodward since the 60's. You can still see some serious iron out there on a Sat. Nite. I wish I trusted my 107 to make the trip south each year to the condo, I would love to have it sown there in the winter. Maybe I need two!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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I pulled the speaker cover off the drivers side to replace a speaker. Cover came off easy enough, however, after I installed the speaker, I couldn't get those damn clips back on... So I made a tool, though, crude at best, it worked flawlessly. Here are some pic's of the Tool (a beat-up steak knife I had in the tool box for cutting hose) and the installation... View attachment 488367

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View attachment 488369 When the steak knife is in there flat against the back of the speaker cover, I held the cover up to the speaker opening, turned down on the steak knife, which spread the clips open, then slid the speaker cover up so the clips went behind the bracket, then turned up on the steak knife and slid it out to the left. Worked great!
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I have going haywire trying to get my speaker covers on. when I bought my girl she was missing the driver-side and I finally found a set on eBay that match the colour, but I’ve been going bananas. passenger-side went on, no hitch. driver-side, no way! you have saved my life thank you so much! Kathy
 

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Ok, this is tremendously helpful. Anybody have a source for the clips?
I also find a generous application of the Credit card tool at the local liquor store can be very therapeutic.


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