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Hey,
I'm thinking about replacing the acrylic on my TT Armor side panel with the acrylic from here: http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=2869
or
http://www1.acryan.com/_acrylpanel/ACR-AP3411.shtml

I do have the 25 cm fan. How would I go about removing the current acrylic and pins?

Also will I run into any issues with replacing/cutting the new acrylic? I am new at this so what will I need to cut the new acrylic?

Can I just lay the new acrylic over the old acrylic piece and cut the shape out? How would I cut the little holes for the little "push-pins" that hold the acrylic?

Sorry for the bundle of questions
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Hi.

Can you post a pic of the specific pin(s).

Many times these are push-too-release types of fasteners; a sleeve with a bulbous end that seats inside a split-sleeve.

If this is the situation, then you will need a pointed (but not sharp) object to push the inner pin out of the sleeve from the inside of the panel.

Cutting acrylic can be tricky without the proper tools; more specifically, the proper blade.

What power tools do you have access to?

You could trace the pattern of the old window onto the new sheet (aligning 2 sides will save you 2 cuts), then cut the new window.

I respectfully suggest that you ask more questions before starting so that you do not meet with frustration, especially if you have saved money to buy the acrylic.

There are many here that have your answers.

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Hi.

Can you post a pic of the specific pin(s).

Many times these are push-too-release types of fasteners; a sleeve with a bulbous end that seats inside a split-sleeve.

If this is the situation, then you will need a pointed (but not sharp) object to push the inner pin out of the sleeve from the inside of the panel.

Cutting acrylic can be tricky without the proper tools; more specifically, the proper blade.

What power tools do you have access to?

You could trace the pattern of the old window onto the new sheet (aligning 2 sides will save you 2 cuts), then cut the new window.

I respectfully suggest that you ask more questions before starting so that you do not meet with frustration, especially if you have saved money to buy the acrylic.

There are many here that have your answers.

Thanks for the reply.

TBH, I'm not a very crafty/building type of guy s I don't have many tools. I have drills, drill bits, a dremel, screwdrivers, ect. No saws or anything. However, I do have a few buddies I can borrow some tools from

Thanks for the advice, I'll do some research until I'm positive I'm ready to start. I'll try to get some pictures up in a few minutes.

EDIT:
Good news. I've figured out how to remove the pins. All I had to do was push the middle
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