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I was just wondering what would be involved in fitting the parts of a face lift 156 to my older version?

In my mind i'm thinking I would need to fit the wings, bonnet, grill, headlamps, and front bumper, is there anything else to it?

I realise this may prove a costly, and is probably a pointless procedure but i'm just curious if anyone has done it before?
 

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Slam panel too IIRC - it has been done...
 

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2009! and I'm still waiting for the wings

Bloody recession! :mad:
 

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With the youngest 156 facelift now over 6-years old is there any point facelifting a car over 9-years old?
 

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Probably not no,

But I love the facelift and was out of my reach money wise when I got the car.
 

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Probably not no,

But I love the facelift and was out of my reach money wise when I got the car.
still will be better off by buying a facelift model, plenty of them around for not much dosh.
 

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I see your points but for those of us that can't afford 2k for a newer 156, the facelift option seems pretty appealing!
 

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No, at this stage it's just curiosity....but parts alone I would imagine around the 500 mark, second hand mostly, which I know is difficult to find.

Paint isn't a problem, I worked in bodyshops throughout my teens
 

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still will be better off by buying a facelift model, plenty of them around for not much dosh.
Not If youve already spent over 10 grand on a car getting it just how you want it lol,

You can get facelift 156's so cheap now. Ive considered swapping the fronts and using the other as a spare!

From Mr_156TS point of view you are right and its going to be easier and cheaper in the long run just to get a facelift in the first place!
 

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seen lot of mk1 whit mk2 conversion were i live

the parts are not cheap try find used ones to save some money.
and if you dont want to wast time change all the front parts.

http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/8308/imagem0081.jpg

http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/8206/imagem0085.jpg

http://img267.imageshack.us/img267/1710/imagem0099.jpg

hope you like the pict :thumbs:
 

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http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/8308/imagem0081.jpg
I'm definitely going to drive it around like that for a few days pretending to be in Mad Max!:cool:
 

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Nice one Sylver989. I was thinking of doing this to a 156 GTA when I can afford to buy one,one day.
You need to find alternative wings & front bumper if you do it on a GTA because of the wider arches.

The wings from the Crosswagon Q4 (never sold in the UK) are an option.... good luck finding those s/h...!!
 

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I was just wondering what would be involved in fitting the parts of a face lift 156 to my older version?

In my mind i'm thinking I would need to fit the wings, bonnet, grill, headlamps, and front bumper, is there anything else to it?

I realise this may prove a costly, and is probably a pointless procedure but i'm just curious if anyone has done it before?
Also,the rear bumper and the boot.
 

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See if I went ahead with this I wouldn't actually do the boot....I think the modern front would still work with the original rear end
 
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