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Old 01-10-2013, 11:45 PM   #1
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A buddy wants me to put new headlights fogs and marker lights on his 08 GT . Do I really have to remove the front bumper? If so are there any precautions to take or short cuts to make the job a little faster
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A buddy wants me to put new headlights fogs and marker lights on his 08 GT . Do I really have to remove the front bumper? If so are there any precautions to take or short cuts to make the job a little faster
No shortcuts that I found....I have mine off at the moment. I do have the factory manuals so I had a map so to speak....It's not that hard. You can probably get the exploded diagram off the internet...if not, let me know and I will take a picture of the diagram and post it.
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Do you guys recommend halo lights
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I got a manual and a few YouTube install vids saved. Just figured I'd ask if anyone here had anyways to make it faster lol
How long it take u to get bumper cover off

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Do you guys recommend halo lights
I'm installing the full smoked raxiom light kit with halos tomorrow
Heads markers corners tails fogs. Fun fun
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I got a manual and a few YouTube install vids saved. Just figured I'd ask if anyone here had anyways to make it faster lol
How long it take u to get bumper cover off

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I'm installing the full smoked raxiom light kit with halos tomorrow
Heads markers corners tails fogs. Fun fun
This was my first time, so it took me probably an hour, hour and a half. I could probably do it in 20 minutes now. Put the car up on jack stands, take the wheels off. Make it a whole lot easier.
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Ill do that thanks
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Ill do that thanks
Here is the diagram that I used.
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No pic showed up just what u typed
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No pic showed up just what u typed
lol....had to figure out how to upload! It's there now.
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Ok after I get the four bolts/clips out of fender well and the two from top of the bumper cover
It'll just pull out ? I see on a video they used a rubber plastic tool to separate bumper from front fender. I don't have that tool. Can u just use putty knife or spatchula. Lol
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No pic showed up just what u typed
The #5 screws....the one is really up in the corner and can be hard to see, especially on the passenger side. I used a 1/4" drive with a long wobble extension and a universal.

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Ok after I get the four bolts/clips out of fender well and the two from top of the bumper cover
It'll just pull out ? I see on a video they used a rubber plastic tool to separate bumper from front fender. I don't have that tool. Can u just use putty knife or spatchula. Lol
I didn't use either one. The bumper cover should come off, you need to pull down to clear studs that nuts came off of, then pull straight out. Make sure the tabs on top are free.
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Ok thanks
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Ok thanks
Here are a couple of pics of mine after I got it off.
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All done only took 2 hrs start to finish heads tails fogs and bumper lights from AM. Thanks for the help
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All done only took 2 hrs start to finish heads tails fogs and bumper lights from AM. Thanks for the help
Looks great! As for the help...not a prob.
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What size wheels u got
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What size wheels u got
20x8 1/2 on the front

20x10 on the rear
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