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    Fitting Aftermarket Grille

    I have my new plain sport Grille but the thing is it wont fit properly as the bonnet release tab is in the way, does anyone know a way around this without having to modify the tab??


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    Go to the Technical section at the top of this page,

    select Astra MK4,

    and it's under the how to modify Bonnet pull

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    Nope I dont wana do that though>? is there no other way around it then?

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    You have no choice.

    If you want to fit that grill, you'll HAVE to modify you bonnet release tab.

    You'll have to cut it down so it's thinner (I cut the steps into mine, so it's still easy to pull)

    Then if you want you can mod the release so it sit further under the bonnet (hinding it when shut).

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    Hmmm I dont think its something I should be doing will have to see if a garage will do it for me then. Thanks anyway

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    If you weren't so far away, i'd have offered to do it for you.

    30mins work.

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    Aww thanks anyway just a bit of a pain isn't it? Ahh well am sure I will be able to sort something

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    Its a 2 minute job to modify/adjust the bonnet tab.
    Dont take it to a garage as they will probably charge you over the odds for a very quick and simple job.
    Follow the guide on here and you will be fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BYRON View Post
    Its a 2 minute job to modify/adjust the bonnet tab.
    Dont take it to a garage as they will probably charge you over the odds for a very quick and simple job.
    Follow the guide on here and you will be fine.

    I fitted the grille still need to do the tab lol.

    Got me new bumper back also but still need to cut the holes out for the fogs but am actually liking it without the fog lights haha. need to put me splitter back on also



    Need a new wing for the bumper to fit right

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    u shud hav got an sxi bumper. wuldnt hav 2 cut them out then

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