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#2363500 - 09/01/11 12:21 AM Adjustment of trunk lid torsion bars
OH04CVPI Offline
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Registered: 02/07/09
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Loc: Ohio
My trunk lid opens just barely when released from inside the car. Most others I see open several inches when released. How can this be adjusted?

TIA!
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#2363515 - 09/01/11 12:44 AM Re: Adjustment of trunk lid torsion bars [Re: OH04CVPI]
Steveboos Offline
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Registered: 04/21/10
Posts: 3873
Loc: Charlotte, NC
You have to make a tool to remove the Torsion bars that put tension on the trunk. I don't have the diagram at hand, but i know someone else does.

Or you can just muscle them, but you can get injured this way, and it is a lot harder to do.
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#2363532 - 09/01/11 01:38 AM Re: Adjustment of trunk lid torsion bars [Re: OH04CVPI]
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