I take it you still need to different fogs and grilles due to towing eye position? I managed to trim the foam behind the bumper and with some gentle persuasion got it all to fit without fitting any extra parts! And with this is my possibly 20th time that I've removed a bumper, it's too overkill just to safe me 8 screws, just not worthy, Cheers!! Installation would take 30 mins max. Click this bar to view the full image. If you are an active contributor to the sub, you are already approved to edit. There are four T25 Torx screws red arrows on each side holding the tray on, remove them and slide the tray back out of the friction clips yellow arrows on the front air dam. Make sure that your plastic under motor tray goes above the valence when you reinstall the bumper.
I still have the 4 left over screws. The green arrows are clips that you will remove later. Tired of answering the same questions time and time again? Too much time on my hands. I can take some more of where I trimmed the bumper if to need them. Also once lowered if you damage it, it can easily be replaced! With the grill removed you will see a large Torx screw. Stealthy look intended A bit help from you lot would be great. Figure 1 A great many of these cars have had the engine trays and front side shields removed over the years and not replaced.
Lol that's not me mate but I'll bring some along next time! The ones that need removing are on the area between the top of the bumper and the bottom. Took me about an hour from start to finish. That exactly what I did. In the driver side there is a temp sensor that will need to be unhooked from the bumper. Figure 13 On the right side of the vehicle is the windshield washer reservoir. Thanks I didn't take any pictures when installing, there are a few guides on the internet I followed.
If you've got a manual handy inside your glove box, it should provide you with directions. The original image is sized 1024x768. The bumper will still be attached by the wires from you side markers, pull the wires out of the socket and the cover should now come right off. If not, they can be removed by reaching through the grills and unlatching them from the bumper. The alternative would be to replace the crash bar with a gti one but I would recommend just trimming the bumper.
The original image is sized 1024x768. The only other possibility is if you have headlight washers but this should be obvious. Release them and gently pull the bumper off starting at the top. You do this by unhooking the metal clip and sliding the forked ends off of the pegs on the latch mechanism by taking a flat head screwdriver and forcing them off. Might to get me some platic dip tomorrow and black my front and maybe rear badges. We pride ourselves in being car part experts, with our team collectively having over 250 years of experience in the automotive sector.
Didn't get pulled while I had plate off got it on now with some help from the parts guys at windrush! This image has been resized. Do all modification at your own risk. What do I need to do to make this fit? Next you need to unscrew the T25 Torx screws at the top of the grill. Your headlight can be removed! The bumper should come off easily. So replacing the slam panel etc. We pride ourselves in being car part experts, with our team collectively having over 250 years of experience in the automotive sector.
With you and your bud standing at the corners of the car, pull out from each wheel and pull towards the front of the car. Also it is a good idea to have a bud work with you because 4 hands are better than two in carrying and positioning the bumper cover. Make sure that you slide the bumper onto the alignment brackets on the sides, highlighted below. If it doesn't there are still torx screws holding it somewhere. Sit it to the side on a blanket.
I had an xparts bumper same as vagen but £150 and I was never 100% happy with the fit so I junked it and went for the genuine in the end and trimmed it. Remove the 8x T25 torx screws along the bottom lip of the bumper. Haha ah right, I'm sure the guys will appreciate it lol That's good about the plate then, is it mounted in the normal place? Remove the bumper Remove the 2x T30 torx screws under the grille that hold the bumper green arrows in the above picture. I would prefer to have both the chrome strip and the honecomb mesh rather than have to buy and paint a Gti bumper. Going to be copying this as soon as I get time. Once you have pried off the guard, refer to the circled access point as shown above - Shine your flashlight as a guide, then use your Torx Screw driver; you should be able to unscrew the final Torx screw on the headlight. Caution: Make sure to do your research before modifying your car.