Replacing the lower grill

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jgu80
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Replacing the lower grill

Post by jgu80 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:28 am

This is my first request for help on the forum.

Something went through the lower grill in my front bumper at the weekend and I need to replace it.

Thankfully what ever hit the car didn't damage anything else (radiator is fine) but the huge hole is less than appealing.

I have a pre face lift e85, do I need to remove the bumper to replace the grill?
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Replacing the lower grill

Post by jamie_z4 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:36 am

you do im afraid. there are locking tabs all round the perimeter like press studs that come off with a pair of pliers or simmlar - try not to break them and reuse them on the new grill.
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Replacing the lower grill

Post by jgu80 » Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:44 pm

Thanks Jamie.

The car is now in my garage for the winter so I may as well remove the bumper, replace all the grills, restore the headlights and fit the HID kit all in one go.

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