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    Hi guys

    sorry if this has been asked a million times, I have tried searching but couldnt get a definitive answer

    basically i just want to change my foglight bulbs, I've bought some off ebay, and i just need to know the best way about doing it? can it be done without a jack and/or too much messing around?

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    Easiest way? Take the bumper off mate. You only need to take out the screws on the front wheel arches, one under each front part of the bumper and the ones along the top. You can then drop it forward enough to get to the lights. There are 4 plastic rivets that attach it on to the undertray but they can stay on unless you want to remove it completely which you don't need to do...

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    yeah,... Ithink bumper removal (just a few torq scews) bumper off in 5 mins.. then easy access to fogs - unless you fancy bending back the wheel arch linings?.. might prove fiddly.

    stupid stupid design really, god knows why they do this for simple basic maintenance, stripping bodyworks is unacceptable in my book. - Will be doing mine soon

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    cheers guys, will give it a go this weekend

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    bumper removal really easy,.. surprised myself, and as penfold says,.. leave the underside screws and lugs in and the whole bumper assembly will lower to the floor with no problem giving you room to do the job

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    The way i do mine is put car half on a raised kerb so you can lay down underneath then just unscrew the plastic cap underneath the fogs and there you go 10 min job all in Mtec bulbs all the way hope this helps ;-))

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    what plastic cap underneath the fogs?! Not on the facelift there ain't

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    Quote Originally Posted by chewy71 View Post
    what plastic cap underneath the fogs?! Not on the facelift there ain't
    There is on mine. Big round cover that you rotate slightly to unlock and then remove.

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    Had a right good look under mine,.. full splash panel from bumper to wheelarch,... no caps at all. ... s'not fair!

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