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Re: Scuffs on plastic parts

Well, its a 2-person job, which may involve placing the front end on axle stands and removing the wheels & wheelarch liners.

Plus of course, you will have the wiring to disconnect for your foglights (hopefully a couple of multiplugs), and the various screws/bolts/clips to undo before the bumper can be removed, and the new one attached.

However, having the replacement bumper will allow you to see where all the mounting points are (and how they are attached), which is a big help.

I would factor on it taking a whole day - it might be quicker, but a couple of rusty bolts can soon add some time.

Think carefully about how the numbers & hassle stack up before commiting yourself down the repair or replace route.



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