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anz
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21st Feb 03 at 15:53   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

got my front bumper on yesterday, came to bond front arches on today and they dont line up with the bumper

any one had this prob?
d0gz_bollox
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21st Feb 03 at 16:01   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

unbolt archs and rebolt them
anz
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21st Feb 03 at 16:06   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

they are un bolted, i am bonding them back on but they dont line up,
if i jiggle the bumper around it wont line up under head lights etc
i wish i had never started to do it all myself
d0gz_bollox
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21st Feb 03 at 16:08   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

yeah but think of the 100's of pounds you'll of saved and how good you'll feel when you do it.
wee_kev
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21st Feb 03 at 16:39   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i got my front bumper fitted by a m8 and i have gaps under my head lights. These kits just don't fit unless you spent 100's to get things done to fix this problem like filling with fibreglass and reshapping the bumper.

any help on thi would b a hand 2me an make me feel better!!!!u notice it closer up but not fae a distance.

I know though and it bugs me 2death
Kris TD
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21st Feb 03 at 17:06   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

andy, please tell me you checked this before you painted it?? its the biggest skool boy error not fitting it properly first
Kris TD
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21st Feb 03 at 17:07   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

wee kev, try redrilling the mounting points and moving the bumper slightly, or adjust headlights
wee_kev
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21st Feb 03 at 17:11   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

how would the headlights b adjusted like
Kris TD
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21st Feb 03 at 19:04   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

undo the screws and move em a little,
wezjax
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21st Feb 03 at 19:09   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i know why now.
problem will be solved soon.
Corsa Lad 69
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21st Feb 03 at 19:09   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by anz

i wish i had never started to do it all myself


but ur the big shot who's worked in a bodyshop for 2 years..that should be easy pr1ck
wezjax
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quote:
Originally posted by Corsa Lad 69
but ur the big shot who's worked in a bodyshop for 2 years..



wrong again............paintshop not bodyshop.
STEvieXE
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21st Feb 03 at 19:14   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

if u cant adjust it to fit then why not reshape the bumper. good excuse to go mad with the f/glass
Kris TD
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21st Feb 03 at 19:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

thats what i did
STEvieXE
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21st Feb 03 at 19:22   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ANY pics Kris TD?
Corsa Lad 69
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quote:
Originally posted by wezjax
quote:
Originally posted by Corsa Lad 69
but ur the big shot who's worked in a bodyshop for 2 years..



wrong again............paintshop not bodyshop.


cant see there being much difference tbh
wezjax
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21st Feb 03 at 20:51   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

cause there is,a hell of alot.
Corsa Lad 69
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21st Feb 03 at 21:40   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

one jus paints panels? one does mods like flushing etc?
anz
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22nd Feb 03 at 01:59   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

no, paint shop mixes paint and sells it, all colours, one of colours, colour matches etc,.

body shop does body work and fits kits etc

slight diff
mike16v
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22nd Feb 03 at 02:03   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

u sorted it yet m8?
anz
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22nd Feb 03 at 02:34   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

not yet, corsa_roo_bob is comin round 2morow and were goin on a mission to solve it lolol, pop round if you want
mike16v
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22nd Feb 03 at 02:40   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

arrgg wud like 2 but im proper busy all this week!
M2RTY
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22nd Feb 03 at 20:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

at work 2moro or else id come round

told u to check it fitted first
Kris TD
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22nd Feb 03 at 22:37   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

numpty, lol.

 
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