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    Airbox deristricting help!!

    hi guys, i tried deristricting the airbox on my astra last night and could not for the life of my get the pipe out of the lid!! i tried pushing the clip with screwdrivers and all sorts it would not budge, anyone got any tips?

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    Brute force and ignorance is the key.

    I used two screwdrivers, and still managed to take the top of my knuckles off.

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    lol same here i tried last week and cut finger open so put it back together and left it,

    i guess ill have to risk it again!

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    Try heating it up a bit (use a hairdryer) and it might bend a bit easier. It's still a bugger to get out though. Good luck.
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    I eventually got mine out, just broke the pipes out.....fingers and knuckles will never be the same.

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    i used a hacksaw blade to trim the clips then just pulled it out

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    excellent advice guys, i ended up using a hacksaw on the clips and both pipes just slid out with no damage to my knuckles this time!

    cheers again

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    Quote Originally Posted by bassman9878 View Post
    excellent advice guys, i ended up using a hacksaw on the clips and both pipes just slid out with no damage to my knuckles this time!

    cheers again
    Tis a lot easier than prying it with a screwdriver lol

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    Heys Man

    you have to pull the existing pipe at the bottom of the box inside
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    Quote Originally Posted by astrasxicdti View Post
    Tis a lot easier than prying it with a screwdriver lol
    now he tells me

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