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i've transplanted this problem from the s-car section. my cable didn't break, but the assembly is no longer in contact with the far latch. people have suggested removing the boot floor, but where do i start? from underneath, it looks like the floor and wheelwells are one piece. is there a hatch somewhere? someone else suggested removing the bolts on the hinged end of the lid, but what are the necessary steps to get at those bolts?

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Am sure you are keeping an eye on James's progress with his car. ;)

When we all met up last monday, we decided easiest way for him was to buy a pair of new rear lights. He's gonna break each light to get access to the latches

either side, then fit new lights.

Advantage: when done there will be NO holes anywhere in the car, 100% how it

was. This is how i would do it i think, pretty clean and done from above.

Disadvantage: Having to buy new lights, but if they are old it might transform the

rear of your car anyway...

I know james is on the case right now, and he's gonna photo it ;)

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thanks paul. one corner of my lid is open, so i am one fishing net closer than james to getting inside. i wouldn't break the light, if he has some access already. i dropped in a cheap webcam hooked to a computer and was able to see where the latch was. maybe that'll increase his odds of knocking one of the latches. my access is currently from the side, and thus i can only move the latch 90

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if anyone is interested, i did manage to sort this problem eventually. all that's left is to carefully extricate the cut up yet still stuck in remnants of the original hardware. then i can choose something better and more unusual to replace it.

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