SE6a removing rear seat backs

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SE6a removing rear seat backs

Post by AJL Electronics » Sun May 29, 2011 9:12 am

I puzzled over this for a while as I was working on my own and the screw heads were chewed. When I checked underneath, the thread and nut had been coated in hard black paint.

The solution I found was to use a 1/4" drill and drill them out from the inside. I was surprised how quick and easy it was. The cross in the screw head made an excellent pilot and all 8 went through perfectly centred. You do have to watch the "approach angle" though as it is easy to let the chuck touch the seat back and burn it.


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Re: SE6a removing rear seat backs

Post by scimjim » Sun May 29, 2011 9:19 pm

yep - I've never been sucessful in removing the screws and gave up trying a long time ago :-)


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Post by scimmy_man » Sun May 29, 2011 9:35 pm

I usually manage with an impact driver, but still have to drill one or two out.


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Re: SE6a removing rear seat backs

Post by AJL Electronics » Sun May 29, 2011 9:38 pm

It was by far the easiest way for me. It was more trouble to replace them! Use the same screws as the seat end of the hinges. 1/4" UNF by 1 and a quarter, although 1" seem easier to find and should do OK. Countersunk head of course and 8 are required.


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