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post #1 of 5 Old 03-24-2014, 04:17 PM Thread Starter
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Embarrassing question lower Cowl removal

Ok, so I am no mechanic as I am sure this question will lead you to believe.

I am trying to remove the under cowl (dl1000 K6). The pop fasteners are a PIA how I remove this without breaking them. Also, if I do end up breaking one where can I get more?

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Plastic fairing rivets (Push pins - pop rivets). How do they work?



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Oh wise and powerful greywolf

Thank you!!!

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Same thing happened to me...I try to keep a couple of spares on the garage if I mess one up..they're cheap.


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post #5 of 5 Old 07-03-2014, 10:51 AM
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I find that spraying them with a little silicone spray makes the push pin easier to move as well as removing the fastener. Helps to loosen and remove some of the built up grime.
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