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Evertime I remove the radiator cover, the little clips that hold the cover in place manage to fall off the cover and drop into the black hole. At one time, I had lost six of the little flyers.


They just manage slide out of the slot when removing the cover. To solve this, I drilled a small hole (9/64 is the size drill I had but any small size will do) on each side of the cover tower that holds the clip. Then insert a small diameter wire (I used .010 aircraft safety wire but any small diameter solid wire, even copper will do) through each hole with the middle around the clip. Then twist the wire together to keep it from coming out and tuck the twisted end into the hole under the clip. Do not make the wire too tight, the clip needs a little movement in the slot to attach properly.

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They're the fasteners holding "bulkhead cover" in place.

They're called "striker, engine cover" part #91547-TZ5-A02, $0.65/ea at oemacuraparts.com.

While there get some of these "engine cover mounting rubbers" as well. part #17122-5G0-A00 $1.35/ea

Don't ask me how I know, LOL

I applied some white lithium grease on the clips, easy to fasten, easy to remove the cover, seems to help the clips from flying off.

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