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    how to help

    can some one copy the how to into this post please for the grill mod?

    most of this site is firewalled at work and i got me new grill today!

    well gutted to see my boss has blocked the site!

    well most of it anyway

    cheers
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    can you hop on MSN for 2 mins?

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    Thanks to Oddjob & lee gsi for the ‘How –To’
    How To….. ….. Modify the Bonnet Pull on the Astra Mk4.
    (for Aftermarket Grills)
    Astra-Sport Disclaimer - Please note that this is a guide only and Astra-Sport take NO responsibility for
    any damaged caused to yourself or vehicle whilst using this guide. If you are unsure how to do
    something leave it to the professionals. Your Insurance and warranty might be invalidated if this
    modification is done.
    Why do this Mod?
    Fitting an aftermarket grill will sometimes leave the bonnet tab sticking proud of the grill when
    closed. This easy mod will move the tab backwards just enough so that it becomes unnoticeable
    when shut, yet still enables the bonnet to be opened easily.
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet and remove the pull tab,
    by gently easing off the spring washer with
    a small screwdriver.
    Carefully cut off the plastic “spring” so the
    tab resembles that shown in the photo.
    If fitting an Irmscher Grill, it helps the
    alignment of the tab if the left hand side
    “wing” is removed to prevent fouling of the
    slats on the grill, again as shown in the
    photo
    Step 2
    tep Now you can see the hole that the tab was
    removed from on the bracket (on the right).
    Drill a new hole, the same size (approx 4mm
    diameter), in line with original hole approx
    10-12mm towards the rear of the catch –
    shown on the left in the photo.
    On the other side of the bracket there are 2
    plastic ‘dimples’ that need to be made flush
    by cutting them off with a sharp Stanley
    knife or rubbed down with sandpaper
    Now you can reassemble the tab to the
    bracket using the new hole.
    Job Done!!

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    There you go. Didn't see Ffoeg's post beforehand though, sorry

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    Ffoeg. blocked that to m8.

    any pics?

    cheers guys.. infact email it to me at work if you can Ffoeg.
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    PM me your email addy - it's on my home puttah

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