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    Lightbulb Can this be done to modify my front bumper?????Video....

    Right, had a little plan for the front bumper of the astra, at the moment it is completely standard....

    i plan to have a front splitter fitted soon, can i cut out the complete centre section of the bumper, (where the fogs are) and then have mesh there instead.... do you reckon it would look good?

    how much do you think that it will end up costing me?

    below is an example of one which i find whilst searching the old you tube, the slitter wont be like that tho, and my number plate recess wont be moved...

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=ZZk2PUtB6G0&feature=related

    what you guys reckon, is it a lot of work, or can the centre section just be cut straight out?
    Thought i would get a new motor for the missus........................... it would be a great swap!

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    should be a piece of piss to do - hacksaw or airsaw if u have access to one - a few cuts later and out she pops - whether or not u lose some of the bumpers rigidity is a different matter. then just a case of bonding some mesh in place with Sikaflex or similar

    Personally I think it will look poo but each to their own

    Whats the rest of your car like? Will the meshed panel fit in with the rest of the "look" of the car?

    Maybe a front on image would be good so one of the photoshoppers on here could work their magic.

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    my bumper is pretty much the same at the bottom as the guys in the vid.i mite put lights like that in.cheers for posting it.i was think bout replacing the standard grill for mesh.post pics when ur done so i can see wot it looks like

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    got to say that looks minging sorry mate

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    You mean something like this:


    Mine has been cut out and mesh the same as the grill has been put in its place.

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    get the irmy airdam.... (biased opinion cumin from me but thats wot id do lol)
    2000 1.8 sxi 3 dr Hatch. Irmy Front airdam + fogs, Side sills, White Side Repeaters, Rear Lower Skirt and Rear spoiler.

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    If that's what you want to do mate go for it. As long as you're happpy with the end result, that's all that really matters.
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    yeah, im not too sure though was just gathering some ideas, and to geordie bandit, at the moment the car is pretty much standard but it is in the body shop at the moment getting the handles and bumpstrips colour coded along with rieger side skirts.... but this is how the car looked before it was sent away, 1.6 8v mate

    Before...

    Thought i would get a new motor for the missus........................... it would be a great swap!

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    Ryan, would you be able to post a pic of your car for me head on? does that have the fog lights in it? and did you do it yourself or a garage? coz going to get my dad and uncle to have a car, was crap at Design Tec in school!
    Thought i would get a new motor for the missus........................... it would be a great swap!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thehifiking View Post
    get the irmy airdam.... (biased opinion cumin from me but thats wot id do lol)
    What does this look like mate? give me a link to something
    Thought i would get a new motor for the missus........................... it would be a great swap!

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