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    Question bonnet lifters HELP!

    Hello! M8's, need some help with bonnet lifters, dont know how to install it((( Have INXX one and instruction on Deutch, in tech guide cant understand pics(( Can anybody explain how to fit them and show pics!! THX A LOT! )

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    Try this one instead - how to

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    just a tip, also keep them well waxed and oiled as mine are only 9 months old and are starting to rust already

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    You're better off giving them a few coats of lacquer before fitting then - no rust for me in over two years.

    fit and forget

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    THX, this is better! ))

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    Make sure you keep the actual lifting arm as well oiled as mine went stiff as hell and nearly broke the carbon bonnet i had, it was so stiff...

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    now why didn't i think of that, not like being a painter for ten would of helped!!!!! will take them off and do so (every day is a school day)

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    Quote Originally Posted by danlewisj
    Make sure you keep the actual lifting arm as well oiled as mine went stiff as hell and nearly broke the carbon bonnet i had, it was so stiff...
    yeah deffo keep them well oiled.

    i fitted and forget about them but they dried out to such an extent that they buckled and now sit in a landfill site somewhere in yorkshire.

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    Ffoeg, plx explain or post pics what you done with it: giving them a few coats of lacquer!! How to do this))

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    Give the cylinder (the fat part) a clean with some wire wool, mask off the rod (thin part), then degrease with some white spirit and give the cylinders a few coats of clear lacquer (clear paint).

    I can't really post photos as the lacquer is clear and look exactly the same as a normal one

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