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    Is it just a case of giving it a good pull. Mine died last week and my new ones arrived today from LMF.

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    Im sure they have a little clip on the top and bottom of strut mate, think you use a flatblade screwdriver and pull clip up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmac View Post
    Im sure they have a little clip on the top and bottom of strut mate, think you use a flatblade screwdriver and pull clip up.
    Sounds correct to me!
    Last edited by bigmac; 8th December 2011 at 14:57. Reason: Edited my quote .. clip not club lol

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    Cheers chaps,will give it a bash when the hurricane clears.

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    Excellent, job done, 30 seconds max each side.

    Cheers again.

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    No worries bud and if anyone in my area needs any of these try here..

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