Hi: Bought this (a1286, 2.0GHz i7, 10.6) for cheap from someone who destroyed the display. Replaced the display as a unit wit...
I just replaced the screen on my Macbook Pro a1226, but the backlight is dead. I can see the screen images with a flashlight ...
Nice overall, but I don't see the point in removing the fans.
If you don't have the magic "spudger," try using a plastic (eating) knife.