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    Swapping Headlights...

    You would have thought this would be nice and easy... straight swap, keep ShiftyDave happy until next weekend...

    Not quite as simple as that, however thanks to the "how to section" we have managed to do this:



    But we got the lights in:



    Instructions on how to make your car look like its been in a crash are here: http://www.ffoeg.com/AS/howto/frontbumper.pdf (as detailed by keif i believe, and top notch instructions as well!)

    More larking about in our cars can be found here:

    http://www.m1gst.com/vb/showthread.php?t=95069
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    you wait till you line them up absolute pain in the arse you will have to get used to taking you bumper off its a regular occurance with mine

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    does it take much work then mate? the lights in the pic are the old ones and by the time we got the new ones in it was dark! Had a little play about with the airbox as well while we under the bonnet...pretty pleased with the results!
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    Yes I forgot about that...

    The absence of a decent cutting tool meant using a bread knife to cut the clips off the vectra air pipe... THAT WAS FUN!
    1.9 cdti (120) black ASH
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    if you taking standards out and putting standards in its easy if replacing them with aftermarket ones mine took ages lots of trips to the mot station to level then when they can align them back home bumper off move slightly and back to the mot station again


    really liking you other thread by the way i wouldnt mind having a blast at that keep the info rolling

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