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Thread: Can you fit the Bonet springs from a pre face lift to a facelift

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    Default Can you fit the Bonet springs from a pre face lift to a facelift

    I find it really annoying having to manually prop the bonnet up, If i got the springs from a scrap vectra. Is it an easy job to fit?

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    Do you mean the gas struts? There are no fixings but think someone was going to mod one could have been ‘Plasma’ HTH .......

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    yeah thats what i mean m8, seems vx went cheapo with the facelift

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    Quote Originally Posted by stugga View Post
    yeah thats what i mean m8, seems vx went cheapo with the facelift
    I have a preface, but even it has things I miss from the 'B' good luck ....

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    Will the weight difference make a difference as the boot is much lighter and smalled than the bonnet

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    forgot the old one was loads heavier, i also miss the rear heater

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    i think the gas struts have the chance of bending the facelift bonnet. what do you mean by rear heater?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JSYSH466Y View Post
    Will the weight difference make a difference as the boot is much lighter and smalled than the bonnet
    Thought we were on about the bonnet & the preface has only one. Also my bonnet is aluminium not sure about others hth .................

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    Quote Originally Posted by JSYSH466Y View Post
    Will the weight difference make a difference as the boot is much lighter and smalled than the bonnet
    were on about the bonnet m8

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    Quote Originally Posted by big rich View Post
    were on about the bonnet m8
    Could be all the sunshine m8 he's a little ....... ................

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