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    Default Bumper profile poor after refitting.

    Had this issue on a couple of vectras now, come to refit the front bumpers and the fit is poor on the edges near the headlight/ wings both sides.
    Pressuming new bumper guides are needed to fix this?

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    You do have to give them a fair push to get them to click into the guides properly. If they won't (keep popping out) then yes, new bumper guides needed.
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    mines the same and never knew why(was like it when i brought the car)

    will take off and refit/get new parts if needed

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    The guides are pop rivetted on, you just drill the rivets out and replace the guides with new ones by pop rivetting back on. Got a set here for my car that I've had sitting here for ages and not got round to doing yet lol.
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    Cheers, clips in fine near the wheel, just popping out near the headlights both sides...
    Looks like the bumpers too wide
    I can't live with it, I know I'm being fussy and its only a Vectra. But I like things right...

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    What do you mean only a vectra! lol I wouldn't be able to live with it either,I'd be like yourself its gotta be right

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slammedorion View Post
    Cheers, clips in fine near the wheel, just popping out near the headlights both sides...
    Looks like the bumpers too wide
    I can't live with it, I know I'm being fussy and its only a Vectra. But I like things right...
    only a vectra how dare you lol

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    Sorry guys, it's my daily...
    Its still kept mint, its just I've got other cars which are main projects sorry.

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    whats ya other cars pal

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    U got to push it quite hard for it to clip had my bumper off more than 20 times not had any problems.

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