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Engine Undertray I purchased a 2000 Freelander with L series engine a while ago and have just come to service it for the first time. The Haynes manual I have says to remove the screws from the underengine cover and remove. I have removed the 2 bolts towards the rear of the tray but the tray will not come away. There are 4 rivets through the tray and I am beginning to suspect these should be screws which I can remove. Am I correct and can I therefore drill the rivets out and replace them?

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Yes you can drill them out, and replace them with more rivets, are i would replace them with small sheet metal screws. So later on if you had to remove this cover again. You could do this with no problem.

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