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2008 - MX-5 - Body and Accessories

WINDSHIELD GARNISH INSTALLATION

WARNING:

NOTE:

1. When installing a new windshield garnish, follow the procedure below:
a. Remove the adhesive remaining on the body using razor.
b. Remove any grease or dirt from the adhesion surface of the body.
2. When reusing the windshield garnish, follow the procedure below:
a. Remove the adhesive remaining on the windshield garnish and the body using a razor.
b. Remove any grease or dirt from the adhesion surface of the windshield garnish and body.
c. Apply primer to the bonding area of the windshield garnish.
d. Attach double-sided adhesive tape to the windshield garnish as shown in the figure.
    Clearance
  • a: 16 mm {0.62 in}

  • b: 2.0 mm {0.07 in}

  • c: 1.5 mm {0.05 in}

  • d: 2.0 mm {0.07 in}

  • e: 16 mm {0.62 in}

NOTE:

  • Use 3M GT7116, GT7116FR and GT7104 double-sided adhesive tape or equivalent.

3. Peel off the end of the double-sided adhesive tape (1), (2), and (3), and attach the windshield garnish side to the position shown in the figure.

4. Peel off the tape backing from the double-sided adhesive tape (1), (2), and (3), and attach it to the vehicle.
5. Peel off the end of the double-sided adhesive tape (4) and (5), and attach it to the position shown in the figure.
6. Peel off the tape backing from the double-sided adhesive tape (4) and (5), and then adhere the windshield garnish side.
7. Peel off the end of the double-sided adhesive tape (6) and attach the windshield garnish center to the position shown in the figure.

8. Peel off the end of the double-sided adhesive tape (7) and attach it to the position shown in the figure.
9. Peel off the backing paper from the double-sided adhesive tape (6) and (7), and then attach the windshield garnish center by applying pressure.
10. Peel off the tape backing from the double-sided adhesive tape (8) and (9), and then adhere the windshield garnish center.


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