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Old 04-06-2012, 11:37 PM   #1
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Default How to remove the rear bumper

Need to pull the rear bumper on the V1 to get a spot repainted. I see nuts inside the trunk and plastic tabs in the wheel wells and bottom by the spare tire well. Are there any tricks to get it off ?

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No tricks that I remember. Just start removing the nuts and gently tugging to make sure you got all of them. I remember some of them in the wheel area being a PITA to get too when re-installing it.
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Two 7mm on each side two push clips on each side take both tail lights out 3 push clips under middle an 5 10mm on each side best to be under car for sides
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