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Post by DarranWS on Wed May 05, 2010 2:15 pm

What a week so far, got a stone through the n/side headlamp glass , it didn't smash just a perfect hole! Is it fairly easy to replace the glass as my friend at VW as one available.
Today just leaving my driveway when posty tries to shimmy around me and knees my o/side indicator lens into slithers. Would have tried to blame him but I think he will be off work for weeks! Can these be changed easily too ? Think I will stay at home and just clean her tomorrow!!
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Post by CtL on Sat May 08, 2010 3:49 pm

Is that the front indicator or the wing indicator?

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Post by DarranWS on Sun May 09, 2010 8:18 am

wing indicator I think its separate to the headlight
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Post by CtL on Mon May 10, 2010 3:49 pm

DarranWS wrote:wing indicator I think its separate to the headlight

Is it just in front of the front doors or next to then headlight?

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Post by DarranWS on Fri May 14, 2010 7:12 am

Hi well I am told the weather will be good this wkend so I am going to attempt the headlamp lens change, any advise before I am let loose with my mini tool kit a larger hammer and dodgy brakes on my wheelchair!
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Post by PsYcHe on Fri May 14, 2010 8:39 am

If it's a PF, then the lens swap is pretty simple. The main thing to watch for is make sure that you don't lose any of the screws from the headlight assembly down the front of the bumper.

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Post by Dezzy on Fri May 14, 2010 8:53 am

I don't have the under belly tray on mine so it didn't matter when i dropped the screws (about a hundred times) but it is a bit fiddley, if i remember rightly it's the bottom screws under the headlight, behind the plasic trim that are awkward because the bumper prevents the screwdriver going in square. Undoing is easyer than putting it back.

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Oh Europarts for indicator lens if you don't mind non genuine. 55 notes from dealer i think i payed
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Post by DarranWS on Fri May 14, 2010 9:30 am

Cheers guys well I will do my best but I reckon I am on a looser already as I have poor dexterity so anything fiddly is out. But never say never !!
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Post by CtL on Fri May 14, 2010 10:41 am

As stated those 2 screws are a bu gg er. Use a blob of Blu Tac on the end of your screw driver to stick the screw too so you can insert it and start tightening it up.

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Post by Architex mA8tey on Sat May 15, 2010 2:40 pm

CtL wrote:As stated those 2 screws are a bu gg er. Use a blob of Blu Tac on the end of your screw driver to stick the screw too so you can insert it and start tightening it up.

Is that 2 blobs of Blu tak on your Avatar Mike? sometimes i find it strangely distracting and other times mesmeric!! Laughing
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