how do i open the case on an 80gb ipod classic?

i have an ipod classic that is 80 gigs and it has suffered hard drive failiure. i want to open the case to change the drive but the case is aluminum and i don't have ipod opening tools. the clips on the case are aluminum

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Re-design7 years ago
It works the same way as this video.

Or take a look at these.

Kiteman7 years ago
This tool will open it in a jiffy!
devicemodder (author)  Kiteman7 years ago
thanks but I fixed the ipod by dropping it 2 feet from the floor letting it hit. this caused the arm in the drive to go back onto the platter and then I tried to restore it and partially works. OK as usb drive. wont recognise in itunes
kcls Kiteman7 years ago
Ahh... a great and trusty tool.
One of my favorite tools.