Author Topic: How to: Do a boot pop on your mk2  (Read 18117 times)

Offline Dizzie

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How to: Do a boot pop on your mk2
« on: 26 August 2005, 16:46 »
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Re: How to: Do a boot pop on your mk2
« Reply #1 on: 31 August 2005, 17:32 »
how about a how to complete a how to guide..with pics and write up before actually posting the "how to" guide... :rolleyes: :laugh:

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Re: How to: Do a boot pop on your mk2
« Reply #2 on: 31 August 2005, 17:38 »
ive got some pics. I also wired it to a spare leccy window switch. looks stock :cool:

Just ran one single wire down the car to a spare central locking solinoid. In order for the solinoid to pop back in its position i used some elastic band so it pulls it back.

Connected the other end of the single wire to the switch, then from the switch to the heater fan's (Black and red wire).

Then the other wire on the solinoid to earth (-).
Screwed the solinoid in place using existing holes in the tailgate pannel. aligned the pull mechanism thing and your done!

The only tricky bit is to get the wire through the tailgate

No cutting, no drilling

total cost.....Zero :cool:

you can delete this once you get pics :smiley:
« Last Edit: 31 August 2005, 17:51 by Blue Mk2 »
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Offline VWDAZ

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Re: How to: Do a boot pop on your mk2
« Reply #3 on: 26 September 2005, 19:56 »
mine was done when a bought the car dont no how lol... but basically its had the rear wiper took off... so the arm that activates the usual rear wiper is linked up to the solenoid... so push the rear wiper arm and the boot unlocks... canny clever like  :cool:

Offline baz_mk_2

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Re: How to: Do a boot pop on your mk2
« Reply #4 on: 05 March 2006, 17:48 »
Easiest thing to do,
Assuming the guys that are doing this arnt using the rear wiper (Doesnt matter if you are but you will need to run wires from a switch and position of solenoid might change)

1)  Get a central locking motor from a kit (Can be picked up on ebay or do a wanted ad) + the fixings
2) Mount the solenoid as shown in the picture, you will need a little connector box thing that connects the two metal rods (Before i found one i was going to use a chocolate box (Used for attaching wires together, avaliable from any car shop)

3) I used an original hole in the boot and a self tapper easy
3) Bend the rod from the central locking kit so that it linesup next to the original boot rod as shown in the pic, this can be done with a vice and plyers, you should be able to do it without the vice
4) Once its all mounted simply cut the plug from your rear wiper to leave 3 wires, connect 2 of them to the wires of your solenoid, everytime you press the rear wiper stalk your boot will pop
5) Replace the rear wiper relay with a headlight relay, this will ensure it only pops when you press it, and not every 10 seconds like the rear wiper  :grin:
6) If its wired up to the rear wiper it only works when the key is in the ignition which is good for security!!

(Its also easy to pull new wires through the boot, just tape a screw to some string and drop it down from the top, tape the wires to the string and pull it all thru)

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Re: How to: Do a boot pop on your mk2
« Reply #5 on: 18 August 2006, 00:07 »

i did the same as above its pretty straight forward. Wired a central locking solenoid onto the rod that pops the boot open and wired the solenoid into the electric central kit. So when i arm/disarm my clifford the boot locks and opens with the doors.

And i fitted a small switch on the dash which pops the doors open when your inside the car, saves from reaching over your shoulder and pulling the door pin up lol  :laugh:

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Re: How to: Do a boot pop on your mk2
« Reply #6 on: 24 December 2006, 21:18 »
I baught all the bit's from the ford dealer and used the boot pop off a fiesta, good quality too.

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Re: How to: Do a boot pop on your mk2
« Reply #7 on: 28 July 2007, 19:32 »
Anyone gotta how to for a mk3?

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Re: How to: Do a boot pop on your mk2
« Reply #8 on: 28 February 2008, 19:47 »
surely its exactly the same for the mk3, just need to have a nice spot on the dash?......

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Re: How to: Do a boot pop on your mk2
« Reply #9 on: 27 November 2008, 08:36 »
yeah , how to for mk3 is needed