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      04-09-2014, 07:17 PM   #119
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Originally Posted by alpinweiss 335i View Post
Damn. Couldn't do it. Chickened out. Couldn't pull the bumper far enough forward. I'll try the no-tools method next and yank it out from the front if I can get my fat fingers through the slats.

I did the stainless steel pedal DIY before this one, which was annoying as hell. Impatient as I was by then, I tried then to do the grill with some finesse and it did not work at first. Had to take a shortcut. I broke a few slats off the chrome grill to get my fat hands in there and popped it off from the inside. Ultimately, I think this is much easier than stretching the front bumper, especially if you wont need the chrome ones again.


The new ones snapped right into place. A few scratches and that's all.


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