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A4 front bumper removal......

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Nessy, Jan 4, 2006.

  1. Nessy
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    Nessy VW + Audi mad

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    [Jan 4, 2006]
    Can anybody tell me please what type of fixing/size the 2 bolts/pins are that hold the front bumper cover to the body on the A4......
    Hopefully this weekend I'll be fitting my facelift foglamp-equipped front bumper but need to make sure I have the correct tools......
    Think its a Torx fitting (though could be wrong /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif ) ,though not sure of size....

    Thanks


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    Its a torx thingy isnt it?? Let me know how the 99.5 bumper mounts to the original mounts mate, as i will be doing the same at the end of the month when i get my kit sprayed.

    I will go check the size and post back


    EDIT Tx40 matey
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    From what i remember, i had the front bumper off my car when i had to change the alternator belt. I think it's either a T40 or e T45 bit that you need. You have to take the bottom grills off to reveal the torx bolts.
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    Thanks very much for all the info everybody, 'tis much appreciated /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif.
    Once I've done the swap I'll post how it went.....
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    [Jan 8, 2006]
    As a little post-note, whilst the bolts that hold the shock-absorber-bumper thing to the front subframe are indeed Torx fastenings (which I didn't touch), to undo the bumper cover itself a 6mm hex key is needed.

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