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    Hi all. santa came early yesterday with my vxr bumper. I'll be getting it painted next week. Does anyone know how to take off the rear bumper? is it similar to the front or a whole different ball game?

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    Its very similar keith,there is a How2 aswell..........

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keithy View Post
    Hi all. santa came early yesterday with my vxr bumper. I'll be getting it painted next week. Does anyone know how to take off the rear bumper? is it similar to the front or a whole different ball game?

    Thanks

    Keith


    Hi Keith, glad you are happy with it.

    To fit it you will need to do the following:
    1. undo the 3 screws in each wheel arch
    2. remove your rear lights by 3 bolts on the inside to release the retaining clip.
    3. undo the two screws next to the numberplate lights
    4. a sharp but gentle pull on each side of the bumper under the rear wings and bobs your uncle.
    Hope this helps or you could just follow this with pictures: http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=21565

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    Thanks for that

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    kiethy,do yu ever drive through glenrothes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WKD-mcc View Post
    kiethy,do yu ever drive through glenrothes?
    Not with his new wheels anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by WKD-mcc View Post
    kiethy,do yu ever drive through glenrothes?
    Hi mate. yes i have done

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post
    Not with his new wheels anyway

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    i know a much better way to get ure rear bumper off very quicky have some ford mondao driving smack head drive into the back off you at 30 mph and it will be off in 2 secs worked a treat for me

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    OUCH...I read your thread about that. Sorry to hear mate. Hope you get it sorted

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