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Old 06-02-2018, 12:37 PM
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82 380sl hardtop removal problem.

Have the two front and two center released. Canít seem to get the rear pin to release.
Tried wiggling, angling, etc., but the rear bow lifts about half an inch...and there is still something holding it.
Help please.
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Old 06-02-2018, 03:17 PM
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Here you go, and watch the entire thing. Pay strict attention to when they remove it and the position of both levers and the sequence.

https://youtu.be/o3M68DVaPQ8
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Old 06-02-2018, 08:01 PM
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Thanks...the video makes it clear. I’ll try it tomorrow.
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Old 06-03-2018, 08:20 PM
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there are times when the lever guide wire lets go , in that case I have snaked a wire and hooked the lever, pulled laterally and got it to release
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