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    Front bumper removal

    Easy job? Quick look on the net I've read that they can be a bitch to get off

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    Nope.

    Easy.

    Once you find the bolts under the numberplate, couple more on the edge of the wheelarch IIRC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by regcheeseman View Post
    Nope.

    Easy.

    Once you find the bolts under the numberplate, couple more on the edge of the wheelarch IIRC.
    Sound cheers for the help

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    It's only made more difficult if the M6 headed hex bolts have been rounded off. Two at the top are M6x17 , two fixed to the bumper support brackets are M6x25. Good idea to get some new stainless before you start. Give them a good spray the day before with plusgas. The support brackets are riveted and often rusty so worth giving them a clean up / paint / underseal before refixing the bumper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Activ8 View Post
    It's only made more difficult if the M6 headed hex bolts have been rounded off. Two at the top are M6x17 , two fixed to the bumper support brackets are M6x25. Good idea to get some new stainless before you start. Give them a good spray the day before with plusgas. The support brackets are riveted and often rusty so worth giving them a clean up / paint / underseal before refixing the bumper.
    Thanks for the info, always good to be well prepared

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    Yep, as above. Give em a good soak.

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    Quote Originally Posted by S49 View Post
    Yep, as above. Give em a good soak.
    Will do si, I'm planning to replace the wings so bumper has to come off and replacement doors can hold on too at the same time

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