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    how do i remove the hood on my gp1300r to paint it?

    basically as the title states.... i see the screws and on the other side there is like rubber little things on the other side though i tried to hold it with a pliers but it doesn't loosen to come off am i missing something?
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    the screws seize in the rubber/brass inserts

    I use a pair of needle nose vice grip the rubber on the underside, then unscrew the allen screw

    unfortunately you will need to replace the inserts pieces, or use some m6 button screws and nuts

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    thnx i will try that as soon as i get home ...excuse my ignorance but m6 is a screw size?

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    Quote Originally Posted by speedy steve View Post
    thnx i will try that as soon as i get home ...excuse my ignorance but m6 is a screw size?
    yes thats a metric size

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    thnx so much!! will do
    ps. anyone have any experience with a good paint that holds up? I'm looking to go like a shiny black

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