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Old 03-29-2002, 11:52 PM
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Question How Do I Replace Hood Star?

Okay, this is going to sound, well not quite dumb, but almost. Bought a replacement hood star today to replace the one vandals broke. How do I install it? Insert and twist? If so, which way? Righty tighty?

While twisting/playing/messing around with it in my hand, the black spring steel that clamps the base pinched my finger... Took me a while to reposition it.

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Old 03-30-2002, 01:13 AM
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Old 03-30-2002, 03:24 PM
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Or this thread may help too, complete with pictures. The pics are from a 126, in answer to a 123 question, should be about the same for a 124.

Took forever to find the link.
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Old 03-30-2002, 05:24 PM
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Thumbs up Thanks Gents!!

Thanks guys, it worked like a charm. We need to write the "Dummy's Guide to MBs" I can provide the testing of procedures...

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