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tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

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    2006 silverado tailgate handle bezel. how do you remove/install this part without breaking the tabs off?

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

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    uhhhhhhhhh...... i dont really like that answer.

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    never actually pulled one off, but incase you break it (hoping its not already a color matched one) i picked up a regular black textured one at auto zone for $6 for my girlfriends dad's truck a few weeks ago

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    I read about it somewhere before... I believe you have to push down on the top of it? Like put your thumbs on the handle and other 8 fingers on top of it and pull down. I remember I tried it on mine just for the hell of it and it started to come off, but I didn't take it off all the way.

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    I think the bezel pops out from the bottom and then slides out. It should be pretty easy to figure out - what's the worst thing that could happen ? :)

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    Yes - GENTLY squeeze it from the top and bottom.
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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    Quote Originally Posted by BAGGED1996CHEVY
    uhhhhhhhhh...... i dont really like that answer.
    I break about every other bezel that I take off. Just when I thought I had it figured out I would break it.

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    i broke one, so i got another one and color matched it and broke that one too, sooooo GL

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    I firmly believe that if you order a new one and have it on hand when you take the old one off it will not break. Other than that a little glue is holding my (second) one on just fine.

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    WHat is it with you monkeys? Mine was off plenty of times before I greased up my latching mechanism - I have yet to break one :LOL:
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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

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    WHat is it with you monkeys? Mine was off plenty of times before I greased up my latching mechanism - I have yet to break one :LOL:
    ok then head monkey how do YOU remove/install it without breaking it?

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    i believe he already posted the answer lol, just shave it
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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    Last time I did it I broke a tab getting it off, and for good measure one more putting it back on somehow.

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    Quote Originally Posted by 96thebossgrnchv
    i believe he already posted the answer lol, just shave it
    huh?!?! what!?!? i did not see anyone say shave it.

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    Quote Originally Posted by BAGGED1996CHEVY
    huh?!?! what!?!? i did not see anyone say shave it.
    uh no he was saying that joe already posted how to get it off, then 96thebossgrnchv was saying to shave it, two separate statements

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    Quote Originally Posted by GCncsuHD
    uh no he was saying that joe already posted how to get it off, then 96thebossgrnchv was saying to shave it, two separate statements
    ahhhh ok i see. now on to the second part of my original question. how do you install the bezel without breaking the tabs off?

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    Quote Originally Posted by BAGGED1996CHEVY
    ahhhh ok i see. now on to the second part of my original question. how do you install the bezel without breaking the tabs off?
    should just pop right in, didnt have any problem putting one on a few weeks ago

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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    I took mine off and installed a painted one and didnt break either
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    Re: tailgate handle bezel. what is the proper way to remove and install?

    When I took mine off to fix one of the rods I managed to get it off without breaking it. I then proceeded to drop it and broke 3 of the 4 tabs! My 4 year old learned a new word that day.


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