Dunno what model you've got.
On my 123, it just drops thro the hole in the grill top. Then from
under the bonnet, you just turn the flat U clip (over the spring) by
90deg and it locks into place.
If you have a new star, don't play with it. Its armed and dangerous
and set to lock in when you twist it. Its got a real strong spring
that'll provide you with a trip to casualty if you trap any part of
your anatomy in it.
Installed one on a 114 2 days ago, dead simple. Slide the clip under the
bonnet/hood sideways, lift star base assembly through hole, use narrow
screwdriver and pointed pliers together to lift and turn coil spring out
of slot in collar, hook spring into base of new star emblem, poke spring
down hole, slide collar over spring, lift/turn end of spring, done.
Needed packing behind collar, used bent wire. Insert assembly through
hole in bonnet/hood, slide clip across again. Sorted. Done this on 116,
108, and now 114 - similar techniques with all. Bloody vandals. Plus a
NOS star was only NZ$25 from Pete at
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