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removing blind rivet???

This is prolly a really stupid question, but I can not get the blind rivets off by just using a screwdriver, the screw just turns and does not come up. What am I doing wrong?
 

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They are not actually threaded. Just pry them up, or use a screwdriver to push up from the bottom, then pry up.
 

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I put the ends of two flat screwdrivers under both sides of it and pried up. Be careful or you will scratch the surface easily.
 

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Those things are a pain in the butt and I would like to smack the person that invented such a retarded fastening system ....:blam: :blam:

I guess Ford just don't want us to mess with their precious cars.
Anyway, I used a Flat Fork and pushed underneath with two of the teeth, then lifted up on the fork and at the same time used the screwdriver to turn. They came out but it was still a pain....

Good Luck!

Tom in Indy
 

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I ended up cutting the top off and using the new ones that came with the kit, wasn't worth scratching the paint trying to pry them out. Thanks for the replies.
 
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