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Replacing headlight assembly

I would like to relplace the worn and cloudy headlight covers on my 1999 1/2 jetta. Do I have to remove the bumper and other things before I can do this?

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Have you tried the do it yourself fix? It's a kit you can buy from almost any parts store or even some Walmarts. Almost like sanding it down and then a liquid polish goes on. . . .worked great for me. Cheaper too!

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