Front Wing Removal by Arctic


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Arctic
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How to remove the front wing with the bumper still attached.

Fig 1 Remove the screw inside the front wheel arch helps if you turn the wheel inwards.
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Fig 2 above that remove the 10mm nut or screw which ever your car as
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Fig 3/4 at the rear of the front wheel arch peel bacl the liner and you will see two 10mm bolts these will have to be removed if a mud flap is attached this too will have to be removed.
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Fig 5/6 use a long reach 10 scocket and remove the bolts keep safe for replacing later.
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Fig 7 both bolts removed
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Fig 8 remove the upper wing bolts all but the last one at the front
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Fig 9 leave these two bolts for now one wing and one slam panel bolt.
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Fig 10/11 remove the bumper top bolts/screws up to the middle one over the front grill which i think is four or five in total
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Fig 12 you can now tug the front bumper out and towards you careful not to catch the wing if its to be used again ? if so maybe best to tape it up.
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Fig 13 between the bumper and the wing gap you will see another 10mm bolts this needs to be removed also
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Fig 14/15 again you a long reach 10mm socket
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Fig 16/17 Open the door and at the top between the gap above the top hinge you will see yet another 10mm bolts remove this also.
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Fig 18 inner wing above the door hinge bolts removed and put with the other to use again later when wing is replaced.
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Fig 19 remove the 10mm slam panel bolt
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Fig 20 Gentley pull out the bottom of the wing from the body be careful
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FIg 21 Lift wing up careful over the lip of the inner wing ridge
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Fig 22/23 You should now be able to see the side repeater slide it back and remove from wing recess, remember this will be easier for you as i am using one hand the other holds the camera :D even better if you have someone to help with this process from start to finish.
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Fig 24 Remove the last bolts which you should have loosened before at the beginning
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Fig 25 Remove the wing from the car carefully.
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Fig 26 wing removed ready to do your work or replce the wing with a new one if the old one was damaged.
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I hope this as helped you with regards to removing the front wing without having to remove the front bumper.

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You are responsible for any work or modifications carried out on your car and you undertake any such work at your own risk.
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Pearl Firefrost
ARCTIC

Posted 14 Sep 2019, 00:32 #1 


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