Re: [NTLK] OT - TiBook, Left hinge, Few Thoughts

From: William Pociengel <>
Date: Sat Jun 02 2007 - 09:31:38 EDT

did I not mention these things way back when you asked about them?? did
you use a good synthetic oil to 'loosen' the hinges up a bit FIRST? I
hope so 'cause I know that changing those are a real PITA.

glad it went well and I really hope you don't have to do it again.


jg wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have just changed left hinge in my TiBook.
> Few thoughts:
> 1. Don't buy used and rusty hinges (I did)
> 2. With bare fingers, one can't turn the movable part (black part
> with holes)
> 3. Be VERY careful when working with front bezel. It is really soft.
> 4. When reessembling one has to loosen the other hinge to fit all
> parts right
> Good Luck!
> John

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