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    hi all does anyone know how to fit hid kits or is there a guide on here that someone can paste on here i have looked on this site and cant find one. it for pre face lift thanks

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    Plug and play mate just plug the spade wires in to the bulb connector on the car take bumper off and headlight out for easy install take 20 min tops

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    Quote Originally Posted by beat275 View Post
    i have looked on this site and cant find one.
    I've just looked in the how2 section and seen 3 separate mentions in the index.

    Unfortunately the pics are all missing.

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    i will be fitting mine tomorrow i will take pics and do a how to..

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    As Marc Vectra SRI said, plus, you do not need to take the bumper off, just flip open the battery cover & remove the washer bottle filler neck to do the nearside one, then remove the airbox to do the offside one. No point in fiddle-arseing around with the bumper, with the risk you'll scratch it! This is the way i did mine & was easier in my opinion.

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    Al I did was drop the bumper place blanket under the bumper took ten mins to drop and remove headlight and place ballest under headlight was unsure about doing it but I found much easyer

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    I'm thinking of a hid kit just worried about mot time next year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kentish_bloke View Post
    No point in fiddle-arseing around with the bumper.
    Fiddle-arseing?

    It's a piece of cake to remove and unless you're a complete buffoon, there is very little chance in damaging it.

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    Gotta agree with Dave, I didn't want to take my bumper off. It is far easier to take the bumper off than remove the airbox etc. 5 mins to remove and 5 mins to replace.

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