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Re: Megane 1 Pre face lift boot - will a facelift version fit?

Hi there and welcome.

I would say it should fit. The main bodyshell should have the same mounting points for the hinges, and the latch should be in the same place.

'Facelift' versions of the same models may look different (and that's the point), and use different electrical connections (if applicable), but essentially, the main bodyshell remains untouched, as changes there, are the most expensive to engineer-in.

Rover Group used this ploy well, for many years, look at the 200/25/ZR & 400/45/ZS as examples - all body panels are interchangeable, with the minimum of re-work.



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