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    Default V grill help please

    Am trying to remove the v I've put cable ties behind all clips but not budging someone help

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    This is going to sound silly but have you found all the clips. I would double check as when I did mine with wedging flat screwdriver bits in all of them the v came off with only a bit of pushing from behind and a bit of pulling from the front.

    I take it you have removed the front bumper?
    Last edited by Envy; 7th August 2012 at 18:43.

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    Does the v come off on its own with out the rest of the grill

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    The v grill does come of on its own as you have found out its a pig to do. You could do wot i did and paint it on the car much easyer
    Last edited by new boy; 7th August 2012 at 18:54.

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    V off on its own and I must admit I found it easy. Maybe I'm just the lucky one.

    Try lifting the clips up a big more to see if you then start to release it. Push from the back a bit the pull from the front a bit. It will come off this way unless previous owner has glued it or something

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    i took mine of with out taking the bumper off bit hard to do i did it to carbon wrap it . not sure if i like it but its staying on for now carnt be bothered take the v grill off again

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris1984 View Post
    i took mine of with out taking the bumper off bit hard to do i did it to carbon wrap it . not sure if i like it but its staying on for now carnt be bothered take the v grill off again
    Got any pics m8?

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    Got it off wish I didn't now missis killed me as it her car aswell so back on it went

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    LOL after all that trouble too.

    At least you know for the next time

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