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Can I swap mid 2012 upper case with one from 2011?

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I have the 2012 15" non-retina Macbook Pro. It still works just fine but the upper case has got some pretty bad dents over time. I have an old Macbook pro 15" non-retina (some 2011 model) with a broken logic board which I've used for spare parts. Is the upper case from my mid-2012 model replaceable with the one from the 2011 model?

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You should be OK here.

If we look at the part on the IFIXIT store: MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Early 2011 through Mid 2012) Upper Case we see both early & mid 2011 models used the same case as the mid 2012 model.

Here's the IFIXIT guide to replace the case: MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2012 Upper Case Replacement to help you in taking your systems apart for the swap out. Good Luck!

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Early 2011 through Mid 2012) Upper Case Image

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