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Online Cold Streak

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Lower plastics
« on: September 01, 2019, 01:40:45 pm »
Can someone remind me how to get the plastic fastener apart that holds the three lower pieces together?
I’m referring to the black lower ones right in front.

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Re: Lower plastics
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2019, 01:52:23 pm »
If it's the one I'm thinking of, push in on the little pin in the center.

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Re: Lower plastics
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2019, 01:58:14 pm »
Thanks but it’s not one of those. The head is about 1/2” in diameter. Anyway I figured out a way around it so it’s staying there. 😀

Thanks again.

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Re: Lower plastics
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2019, 06:56:00 pm »
There's a slot for a small flat blade screwdriver, Just pry it out a little & then it just pops out  :chugbeer:
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Re: Lower plastics
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2019, 07:20:46 pm »
There's a slot for a small flat blade screwdriver, Just pry it out a little & then it just pops out  :chugbeer:

Yep.  I always wondered why they did that.  I think it is the *ONLY* one of that type on the entire bike.  Perhaps it was just too much gap and stress for the "standard" plastic rivet.
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Re: Lower plastics
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2019, 07:42:26 pm »
Flat head screwdriver works but after a few time removing them with a screw driver, they tend to get chewed up. They actually make a removal tool for them that you can pick up for $10-$20 if you have plastic rivets you will be removing a lot. My ATV’s use them for everything, so it was definitely worth it for me.

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Re: Lower plastics
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2019, 02:35:53 pm »
Just bought one, thanks!
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Re: Lower plastics
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2019, 04:20:43 pm »
You gonna be prying around on that Injun, Jim?
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Re: Lower plastics
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2019, 04:26:39 pm »
Actually there aren't a lot of those cheap plastic fasteners on the Indian Roadmaster.  I'm getting it more for my Toyotas.
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Re: Lower plastics
« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2019, 06:53:59 am »
Where did you buy it?

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Re: Lower plastics
« Reply #10 on: September 04, 2019, 10:42:32 am »
Where did you buy it?

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Re: Lower plastics
« Reply #11 on: September 04, 2019, 07:53:15 pm »
Great.
Thanx Marty.

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Re: Lower plastics
« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2019, 12:25:17 pm »
Thanks again for all the great responses. I kind of figured I could pry it out but didn’t want to break it. Just changing the coolant so I didn’t really need to remove those plastics.