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Removal of vinal rear deck...

Tools:
-Philips screwdrivers (one stubby, and one regular)
-Flathead (to help remove sidepanels)

Procedure:

1. Well ok, you first need to fold both back seats down.. There will be 2 screws behind each seat.. remove 'em..
2. Next You'll need to remove a side panel, (preferably the drivers side), in order to get to a screw behind the side panel for the rear deck.
3. the side panels are held on by 4 metal clips, so dont loose em and pull on it firmly.
4. The whole side panel won't come totally out youll have to just push it away from the frame.
5. You'll then see a screw below the seatbelt that is holding the rear deck in. Its also a philips so use the stubby driver to remove that one.
6. Youll need to also remove your speakers since they hold down the deck too. (those speaker covers just snap up you can use the flathead to do so. BE VERY GENTLE THOUGH U CAN LOOSE THOSE SNAPS THAT HOLD THOSE SPEAKER COVERS DOWN AND THEY WILL RATTLE!)
7. pull the lip of the deck towards you and up to get it off of those locks for the seats. (dont be afraid to pull it its not going to break)
8. the vinal wont stay up on its own so youll have to stick your arm up inbetween it as best as you can and just feel around the central area to see if u find anything. ( If its too hard to reach in there, do the same procedure to the passenger side) If you find anything, take it out, and yeah!!:p
9. Push back down on the vinal deck until it goes back into place.. Then put back the screw near the seatbelt behind the side panel.. Snap the side panel back into place..
10. Put the 4 screws back into the deck behind the seats and screw your speakers back down, and your done!!


Any questions just PM me..
 

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Do you have pictures of the rear deck removed? I would like to see what that looks like!

Does removing the rear deck, affect anything i.e., the window or anything?
 

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:( sadly i didnt take pics, its not a big deal at all, and does not in any way affect the windows or the car.. that vinal is simply interior decorating snapped onto the frame of the car. Nothing major, just gotta know how to take em off ;)
 
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Yeah by removing the vinyl, you can make the car sound like a hatchback, when installing subwoofers.

I have to give this mod a Big Thumbs Up!
 

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just wanted to add input

the best way to remove the rear vinyl sections is from the back to the front. Remove the cover over the back liftgate section, then the R and L rear quarter pannel sections, then the R and L pieces that enclose the speakers/seatbelts/etc. They're put together that way and if you remove in that order, then you won't have to accidentally break anything by bending or pulling.

Now that I've removed the entire interior of my car, I can pull everything out in about 15 minutes.

Having said that....does anyone know a way to make all of those pieces fit tighter. Unfortunately everything just sort of moves around a little bit back there, especially on bumpy roads. I was thinking of dynamat and that would probably make a pretty big difference. If anyone has done this, let me know!

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Excellent right up! For some reason, when I play my speakers loud, the back rattles. Its not the speakers, but its the viny and other crap in between that rattles when the bass kicks in.
 
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