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Default F56 Guide - How to swap front grill without removing front bumper - 4th December 2015, 07:59 PM

A couple of people have now asked me for a step by step guide on how to swap the front grill on an f56 without removing the bumper as people seem to think this is impossible. I have put together a short video on how to do this, hopefully you find this helpful:

https://youtu.be/DU3E-6ucsJw


  
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Default 4th December 2015, 09:01 PM

Brilliant! I'm going to bookmark this for future use


  
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Default 4th December 2015, 09:26 PM

Oooh thanks, I've a friend who wants to swap their grille but couldn't be bothered to take the whole bumper off


  
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Default 19th January 2016, 10:48 AM

Great "How to", thank you.

I'll be swapping out my wife's Cooper S front grill this week.
  
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Default Glue on clips - 6th April 2017, 08:16 PM

Hi there. Swapping out the grill should be straight forward but be warned four clips on our Mini Cooper D were glued. I have a friend who owns an accident repair body shop, the both of us worked at getting the grill off for over an hour! The longest part was removing the glue from the clips without breaking them. Once the grill was removed everything was put back together in less than 10 mins.
  
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