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Old 02-12-2005, 05:41   #1 (permalink)
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EL XR Falcon headlight replacement

Hi all,

We need to replace the outer driverside lowbeam headlight on an EL XR8 due to the lens being smashed by a rock. We have the replacement light which is a hella and can only be bought as a genuine ford replacement unfortunately but do we need to remove the entire front bumper or can it be done more simply. Being the outer headlight, there's a bit more room to work on it if the battery is removed. Thanks for your comments in advance.

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Old 02-13-2005, 19:12   #2 (permalink)
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Re: EL XR Falcon headlight replacement

Sorry guys, I think the bumper has to come off. Same for access to the aircon dryer! I have replaced globes from the rear after undergoing finger extension surgery, but I'm pretty sure a full lamp replacement is a bumper off affair.
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Old 02-13-2005, 19:20   #3 (permalink)
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Re: EL XR Falcon headlight replacement

I thought so - the local panel shop offered to do it for me for $60 and said it can be a bugger of a job - might take them up on it if no other alternative.
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