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    Unhappy Pre facelift bumper alignment HELP

    Afternoon all,

    I am not the best at body work and i'm struggling to see why the front bumper will not line up

    The wings and lights are mounted and lined up correctly. I ve checked the front crash bar/mount and that seems straight too.

    I just can't get it to line up and it's driving me MAD, MAD, MAD!!

    Any ideas please?
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    mines the same on 1 side, never had it off to have a look tho

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    The plastic clips that hold the bumper into the wing may be worn

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post
    The plastic clips that hold the bumper into the wing may be worn
    Can they be replaced? I've got replacement headlamps to fit soon so the bumper will be coming off.

    Cheers

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    Yea they don't cost much from the dealers to buy

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    Have you tried banging them in with the palm of your hand? It looks like there not located in the clips.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rushy View Post
    Have you tried banging them in with the palm of your hand? It looks like there not located in the clips.
    Yeh I have. They pop in and align but as soon as you stop pushing they pop out. I'm thinking that someone has had the bumper off before and may not have put things back right as I've found lots of little tel tail signs that someone has fiddled here before!

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    The bumper is a 2 minute job to take off mate, its dead simple. It'll be worth your while getting it off and refitting it, there no complicated aligning involved.

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    is there a how2? planning on pulling mine off on tuesday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimTay View Post
    is there a how2? planning on pulling mine off on tuesday.
    Yup, should be in the how 2 section. All it is are 2 screw in eash wheel arch, a few plastic rivets under the front apron and 2 or 3 plastic rivets when you pop the bonnet, then just pull out the edges from the arches and it should just come off. Have a towel or something soft in front off the car as you'll have to rest it while you unplug the fog light/temp sensor wires before you can pull it totally away from the car.

    I think the how 2 is tagged on with the pre facelift fog surround how 2.

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