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    Default need some advice about removing facelift parts

    Hi,
    I bought a CAT D vectra c facelift 2007 about 4 weeks, had front end damage. Bought all the bits i need to replace it...bonnet, front bumper with grille, slam panel, headlight, rad and fan packs and also i have had to get the part that the bonnet sits on. Someone i no has called it a manual bonnet stay and others and bonnet panel, but im not sure what one it is.
    Anyway the reason for this thread is, the bonnet panel...ive taken all the bolts off and it still wont come off. Is it factory welding when its made? If so how can i get it off.

    Really wanted to the get the turnaround of the car done this weekend.

    Thanks in advance

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    where are ya?
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    basildon but cars has no tax or mot so cannot drive

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    ooh. might drive past in a bit when you thinking of starting it?

    pm me address and mobile number will give ya call, will be leaving mine to go somewhere in a bit (20mins) and can swing by and show you how its all fixed on
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    not sure, im in basildon, car is in thurrock lol, do you have any advice

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    Nice one plasma

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    doh!... Yeah.... From what i recall there are spot welds on the front section approx 8 or 12 which need to be nipped out with a 8-10mm drill bits...

    I'm off to lakeside to go see Soulman, car anywhere near that?

    Can recall spot welds to the front inner wing. some down by the crash limiters as well..
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    before and after pics would be great

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    Or maybe as the cars in Thurrock you can come to the meet tomorrow morning. And have a nose round a few more too

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