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    i have tried to remove the whole unit so that i can spray paint the inside to make it look more stylish but cannot seem to get the stupid thing out.

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    Theres is a bolt under the light m8...you can get to it if you undo the torx bolts in the front wheel arch, Then pull the bumper outwards off the poppers and down...

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    Yep,i just changed my chrome headlights for sri black headlights today doing it that way

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    Quote Originally Posted by Morephun View Post
    Theres is a bolt under the light m8...you can get to it if you undo the torx bolts in the front wheel arch, Then pull the bumper outwards off the poppers and down...
    sorry i have explained it wrong, i have got it off the car but cannot opent he unit itself so that i can paint inside. it seems to be glued i think

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    Either use a dremmel with cutting disc m8..Or use a heatgun and screwdriver to prize the unit apart, I done it this way and it was fairly easy. It's something similar to silicone sealant that is used to seal them.....



    here bertbuckie done them aswell

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...adlight&page=4

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