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Old 10-05-2006, 01:31 PM   #1
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DSI Clip Question

Is it hard to remove the dsi clip?? I had gone to the point of removing the small ring that holds it onto bar attached to the intake. I had not pulled extremly hard on the clip because i noticed the unit was spring loaded and did not want to release the spring making my 1 hour job into an all day job.

I have above average mechanical skill, would replacing the plastic DSI clip to a metal clip be relatively easy. Or should i leave it to the dealer.

Attached is a pic of the Broken DSI Clip and the ring that i had removed.


Any ideas or hints would be appreciated.

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Old 10-05-2006, 04:17 PM   #2
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You can do it yourself...if your going to a metal one have a rubber mallot handy as getting the new one clipped on is a bit of a pain. It can be done though, just move the shift linkage counterweight over to the right and you should have enough space, I actually think there is a writeup on this floating around the boards and I'm sure soon enough it'll be linked. Be careful not to lose the clip or spring
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Its easy. Once you remove the small ring. Gently pry off with a screw driver and watch how the spring is wound in there. Get the metal one from CFM and never have to worry about it breaking. I taped mine back on lightly with a socket and hammer. And by "C" rings instead of the round ones. Way easier to get on. Good luck.
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macdiesel's got it. Just remember that when you move the shifter counterweight, your car is now in gear. Good to know when you start the car.
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