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Post for roof on little tykes cozy coupe will not go in,

I have watched the video and rocked the hook in the eye and have waxed the hook and have filed the opening and have tried to slide it
in with plastic, nothing works.
Is there a safe way to make the opening bigger are the hook smaller?
What about cutting it off and screwing them on?
DESPERATE, only have 2 day's to put it together.
Thank You

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    ashleysjostr Apr 18, 2012

    AWESOME SUGGESTION! I, too, wrestled with the post for an hour. Hair dryer did the trick! Thank you!

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I hope that you have figured this out by now, but heat the plastic pillar up with a hair dryer for about a minute. Then rock it in as the video shows. If this does not work, then you have not heated the pillar for long enough. It will still take a little force, but I only weigh 100 pounds and I was able to put two of these cars together in a couple of hours using this method.

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  • roalsa May 09, 2011

    Heating the hook part of the plastic pillar with a hair dryer with an extra hot setting for about a minute works great !!!! I tried many of the other tips but this is the only one that worked. I must have spent about 2 hours trying to get the pillars in. It took me about a minute to snap in each pillar with the hair dryer tip. Thanks a lot for the tip !! (This tip should be included in the instructions).

  • elk8177 May 12, 2011

    @breibreibrei: unbelievable--I was cursing at those pillars for almost an hour before I decided to look for help online and saw your tip. Hair dryer on extra hot for 1 minute...they slide in no prob. You're a lifesaver!!! :)

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