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Hi guys,

Think I got the same ones for Xmas (set of 5 IL Motorsports from mx5parts).

I wonder if you could help - I tried to fit them today, but I got to the point where I'd have to separate the clear curved screen from the flat black backing in order to drop the chrome rings in from the front side.

Any ideas how to do this without cracking the screen? It seems to be pretty well glued!

Thanks in advance....

PLEW
 

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Yes, that was my next question. The acrylic window is somehow bonded to the black backing. Googling through Miata.net gave some hints to soak the assembly in hot water bowl (to soften the plastics) and then work with knife along the seam. Many people have still cracked the acryl.

I Have not yet had the courage to try.
 

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Use a Hairdryer (Not a heat Gun!) on a high setting to warm it.
Super glue is good if used sparingly (Spots) You can get a remover from most Model shops.
 

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If using cyanoacrylate (super glue if you must) leave it a few hours before refitting the perpex as the fumes will make it craze slighty.
 
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