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Old 08-15-2009, 12:55 PM
Buddythetruck Buddythetruck is offline
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Default Removing ciggerete lighter from radio bezel

I am going to paint my radio bezel and would like to remove both of the ciggerete lighter ports. How can I do this without destroying the bezel?

Thanks in advance
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Old 08-15-2009, 01:37 PM
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Dont think u can

I painted min and I simply taped them up really good
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Old 08-15-2009, 10:48 PM
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It's glued in. You can re-glue it after, but that's a lot of trouble. When I painted mine, I bunched up some newspaper and put it in the socket. painted the edges of it but not the insides. Worked really well.
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Old 08-16-2009, 07:53 AM
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they are threaded, you can unthread it out. I would tape it off and then paint it
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