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Old 07-30-2003, 01:18 PM
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Angry 126 Front bumper chrome removal

Last evening I stopped in a local shopping center to pick up a prescription and when I returned to my car I noticed someone decided to give the front bumper on my 560 SEL a love tap. Needless to say I was sick, since prior to this the car was perfect in all aspects (15,500 miles) and had installed a new Avant Garde grille only 2 weeks ago.

It looks as though the other car rode up over the bumper, bent 2 of the horizontal grill bars and the vertical bar. In addition there are 3 scratches on the front bumper chrome. I can repair the grill fairly easily but I have a question on the bumper chrome removal. I have looked at previous posts and cannot seem to find a complete explanation on the removal and replacement of both the bumper and the chrome. Can somebody please give me some help?

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Lou K
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Old 07-30-2003, 02:18 PM
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To remove the chrome strip, you have to take the entire bumper assembly off. There is a 17mm bolt on the left and right side of the bumper. You can see this when you look where the wheels are, and put your hand up and feel it. Its really easy to access.. After doing so, open your hood and take a look down at the bumper. There should be another bolt on each side of the bumper shocks. Take those off. Now go under the bumper and you will see 2 more bolts on each side of the bumper shocks and take those off. Now just simply slide the bumper forward and you will have it all off.

Now when you flip the bumper upside down, you will see that the strip is held down by a number of little screws. They are I think about 10mm or so. Just unscrew these and the rest should be straight forward.

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