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    Can anybody help out with info on changeing the headlights on a facelift. I am just changeing from white to black one's. Does the bumper have to come off etc etc.
    Cheers.

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    I belive it will be easier to do if you take the bumper off.

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    it's a must.. you can't get to the lower fixing bolts with it on..

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    Quote Originally Posted by shan View Post
    Can anybody help out with info on changeing the headlights on a facelift. I am just changeing from white to black one's. Does the bumper have to come off etc etc.
    Cheers.


    i know wot ya doing hehehe
    2011 insignia elite tourer 2.0 cdti 160 manual,silver

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    Yep Shan the bumper has to come off, it is easy though.

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    Is this the same for just changing the bulbs? (pre facelift Xenons)

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    nope, you can get in to them from the back of the lamp..just ether remove the waher reservoir filler or remove the airbox to get 100% access to the back of both lamp bodys..

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    phew...

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    Can anybody help out with info on changeing the headlights on a facelift. I am just changeing from white to black one's. Does the bumper have to come off etc etc.
    Cheers.




    i know wot ya doing hehehe

    Andy you should know what i'm doing it's writen above. changeing from white to black headlights. i think you lifted to many washers today mate.

    So bumper off it is then.

    Well while the bumper is off i may aswell see about the fogs.
    Any idea on a rough price for all the bit's needed.

    Cheers chaps

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    I got my surrounds for 45 from the dealers, picked up a pair of fogs for 40 from e-bay

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