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    Front Bumper Removal?

    Hi all, Im trying to remove my bumper but the screw in the drivers wheel arch has round off ive tried hammering a flat screwdriver into it but it ent happening, any solutions?

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    mole grips
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    Yep...squeeze molegrips on it tightly

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    It will help if you file the edges of the screw flat,had to do this on mine as one of the screws was rusted solid onto the metal clip!

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    molegrips??????????

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    I couldnt get the mole grips onto the screw at first (its recessed slightly and the mole grips were massive)
    I used a set of pincers to grab the bold behind the had and pulled while twisting until it was far enough out to get the grips on.

    Once its out cut a groove into the head so you can use a flathead screwdriver on it to put it back in
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    iv just done mine and it was in solid, it was the drivers 1 aswell, i ended up grinding mine out, luckily i had a spare metal clip, if nothing else works, this option does, you will just have to spend abit of time on gettin the rest of the screw out bud

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    My near side one was the same when I done mine. I had to drill mine out.

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    im gonna have a go at it on sunday, so fingers crossed

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