Sunday, 15 May 2011

BMW E90 320i DIY Removal of Front Bumper

Moving my car into my porch with auto gate fail to fully deployed has cause the gate to slice my front bumper leaving a 6” cut right next to my bumper light. Darn.. Crying face The consolation was it didn’t damage my bumper light.. phew~..

So I took off my bumper and sent it for repair.

First, open the top 4 big screws..

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Lift up the rubber liner seal..

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Unscrew bottom 7 screws.. check out the scrubs under the lip... Smile

 

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.. 2 fender arch screws each side..

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2nd screws..

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.. rip the fender liner and 2 more inside.. (1st)

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2nd..

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slide the clip out (plastic portion).. the metal clip remain on the bumper..  and unplug the fog light sockets.. Notice the nasty cut at 12 o’clock?! Smile with tongue out

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Viola! Smile .. less than 10 min..

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Removing the fog lights..

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.. going to the paint shop.. Smile

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1 for the album! Say “Cheeszzz… ” Open-mouthed smile

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Bumper repaired, sprayed, enjoying sun bathing.. Smile

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Securing my big mouth to prevent stones hitting my radiator.

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Thank you for reading, comments are welcome!

Winking smile

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