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    changing the head lights at the weekend for the black tinted 1s.
    is there any thing i should i know before i start,

    i did it on the vec b so im hoping that its going to be more or less the same,

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    pretty straight forward once you have got the bumper off

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    would i have to take the wheels of to get to any bolts for the bumper.

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    no shouldnt need to ! - what you doing with your old ones ??

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    well need to get another light 1st, just managed to get a black 1 of ebay for £15,
    you intrested in the old 1s, there the normal clear 1s, of a 06,

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    shame there facelift - need a set of old uns for another project

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    only two torx screws in each wheel arch no need to take the wheels off
    heres the quick how to but just ignore the bit about fitting the grille

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15120

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    nice 1 cheers, just need another headlight now,

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    You will need to align the headlights I think. You can do this by parking your car near a wall and marking the current level, then set the new ones to the same height.

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