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    little job on saturday,was to remove rear bumper insert on my o6 sri,and fit new vxr insert- part no 9271537 ( £45.54 ). ready for twin exit exhaust system- all in stainless with no silencers ,with vxr tips ( £ 180 fitted ). but what a pain to remove the original hope to save the original,was i so wrong. finished up cutting tabs off from rear. not a easy job be warned .

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    i'm planning on doing this today.

    Any tips?

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    hi. best tip is to cut off as many tabs as you can from behind. then pull original insert from one side first ( n/s ) and hope it pops out in one good pull. not easy . good luck.

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    i'll take some photos before and after if i get a chance to do it today.

    Got a few jobs to do first

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    i'm gonna keep an eye on this thread, as i'm away to do the same. keep us posted mate

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    i'm still waiting for the parts back painted. Had them painted silver but now thinking maybe should of painted it black?

    They are ready to be collected now from the paint booth so i'll be fitting them tomorrow night. COD MW2 tonight i think.

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    Sounds exactly what I'm looking to do. Where did you get the system from?

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    I have this to do also. This thread fills me with confidence.... lol

    Got some pics of the car ?

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    OT : does the rear bumper insert form facelift fit on the prefacelift rear bumper?

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