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I had an accident need a new bonnet my husband wants to try and fix it we need instruction and what tools do we need

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If you have the replacement bonnet, & a regular socket set, it's a simple job of un-plugging the wash wipe tubes, and then undoing the hinges.
It's easier to use a small ratchet, to undo the bolts. Three or four each side, I forget. With more than likely, a 10mm socket.
Then it'll just come off in yer hand.
Then it's just the small issue of making sure the hinges aren't too badly mis-aligned, and 'marry up' with the bonnet fixing holes.
Then you need to close the bonnet to make sure it lines up with the rest of the car.
If it doesn't, then you need to bend the hinges, gently and slowly, with a big heavy bar, prefferably. But don't get too excited.
Then it's just a matter of repeating that, until it sits right.
Good luck with that.

Posted on Jul 26, 2009


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