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Old 08-11-2003, 08:11 PM   #1
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Here'* a few pics of somethings that just aren't right with my Bonnie.....
First off I apologize for how dirty she is.... I was gone to a friends cottage last weekend... all dirt/muddy roads... and it'* been raining 2 weeks straight... was not able to wash her since...



Front right parking light

But the lens is loose and rattles, and easily pushes in....




Under the front bumper.... notice I'm missing a few "buttons / plugs / screws".. whatever you want to call it....

Here'* a better shot....


MIssing .. again.. buttons or clips of some sort for the rear skirt...



And this is really bothering me..... front bumper......
I can't fit my hand between the headlight and the bumper on the right side, which is how it should be.

Now on the drivers side... I can get 1/2 way up my fingers in there... big gap... I talked to the dealership, they said they can't figure out why it'* like that.


And just for kicks... here'* a tire shot... just to show you how muddy she is... keep in mind I got the mud on my car 2 weekends ago... and its been raining everyday since...




I promise to use my new digital camera to take NICE shots of the car... once the weather improves enough for me to wash her. No sense in washing her in the rain
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I can answer afew of those.....Your bumper light- I had the same problem, theres two bolts that hold it to the frame, under the bumper, one of the mounts is broken. You can get them from a wrecker, but the only thing is that you have to remove the entire bumper to replace them But I don't thing that this will be a problem, because your bumper is out of alingment anyway. As for the spots on the rear bumper- yes there is another plastic re-enforcing piece that should go there. It'* held in with four of those shitty GM plastic snaps. Can get this from a wrecker also. When I replaced mine, I used stainless steel and speed formed nuts.
I really like the gold mesh you added behind the grille- how did you do that? :I should have pics of mine either tonight or tomorrow.
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Do you know the PNs for the light holder in the front bumper, or the piece that is missing from the rear skirt?

Photos of your rear skirt would be nice.
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I found the problem, dubble oversized fog lights...
and yeah, my car has the problem with the turn signal pushing in, and the one side of the bumper is higher (really pisses me off) so if someone can give detailed instructions on how to ajust the bumper..
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I found the problem, dubble oversized fog lights...
Haha.... very funny :P I need them for highway driving at night... it gets very dark around here.


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and yeah, my car has the problem with the turn signal pushing in, and the one side of the bumper is higher (really pisses me off) so if someone can give detailed instructions on how to ajust the bumper..
I wonder if they two problems are related... is the light signal, opposite side of the bumper that is hanging low? Which side is the signal busted on yours and which side is the bumper hanging low.
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and yeah, my car has the problem with the turn signal pushing in, and the one side of the bumper is higher (really pisses me off) so if someone can give detailed instructions on how to ajust the bumper..
I brought the car to the dealership to have a look at.... they repaired both. They said the clip for the turn signal was off, and that the bumper wasn't aligned properly. I believe they said labor time was under 2 hours.

They didn't charge me anything, but that'* probably because I'm on a first name basis with everyone there.

Might wanna look at having it done trofeo...
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Sounds good... It looks lopsided and ugly

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