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Removal Of Front Grill On 145?

Hey guys, just had a new bumper and grill put on (old ones were covered in stone chips so I thought id do it properly instead of touching up!)

But now the bonnet stands out like a sore thumb with little white marks everywhere, so Im going to sand it back and give it a full respray!

Any ideas on how to remove the front grill?
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Re: Removal Of Front Grill On 145?

I assume you're talking about the shield actually on the bonnet? There are a couple of bolts & nuts on the back (inside the bonnet lid). Be careful though because the bolt heads are held captive inside the shield and quite often they break free and the nut will just go round and round without actually unscrewing from the bolt. If you end up in this situation then the only real option is to grind off the nuts (being careful not to let the bolts get too hot otherwise they will melt the plastic) then replace the bolts with new ones once the shield is off.

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