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    right i removed the 2 screws under each wheel-arch the 4 plastic nail things and the 2 screws underneath and the 4 screws on the top ,unclipped it at the sides but cant get the blummin thing to budge in the middle am i missing something .?

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    nope that should do it i think

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    Like mrk said should come off mate,thats all i did

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    Lift it up from the top at the black bit and pull it out at same time

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    Is it not budging at the top or bottom..IIrc the first time i took my bumper off there were extra screws on the underside of the bumper..I took these out and a sharp pull bumper off..hth

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    Quote Originally Posted by dippy27 View Post
    Is it not budging at the top or bottom..IIrc the first time i took my bumper off there were extra screws on the underside of the bumper..I took these out and a sharp pull bumper off..hth
    yeah its the bottom bit that wont budge,will have a look for more screws. cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by montyfert

    yeah its the bottom bit that wont budge,will have a look for more screws. cheers
    2 screws in the middle if I can remember

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    Quote Originally Posted by montyfert View Post
    unclipped it at the sides
    Hopefully not by force?

    You should half undo the top bolt, then push it back in and then continue undoing it.

    This moves a slider mechanism that unlocks the bumper from the wing.

    Make sure the slider is in the correct place upon re-assembly.

    Sorry if you already knew.

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    thanks didnt know that . will have a look tomoro

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    Quote Originally Posted by montyfert View Post
    thanks didnt know that . will have a look tomoro
    Small torx bolt in front of the front wheels - I found this out on advice from a panel beater to reattach the bit i ripped off on a kerb!!

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