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A mate showed me this recently and now I can have the bar off n on in under 5 minutes
Have a mate help you cathc the bar or place a towel, rag or bit of cardboard under the bar so it doesn't get carved.
Undo the 3 screws on top of the grill near the bonnet release, remove the screws in the wheel arches (2 each side from memory) then in the wheel well grab the bumper and pull it towards the wheel and slightly outwards (away from the car) at the same time. Do the same on the other side and the bar will fall away.
No too sure but I think the S pack has some screws in the lower section of the bar going into the diffuser too that need to be undone before the bar will come away.
Calais is much easier than S pack lol.
If you have foggies disconnect them before you start or they can be unclipped as the bar is removed from the reo, whatever's easiest.
Mak sure once the bar is off you fit a dirty big cooler for trans or power steering and you'll be rocking :yeah:
DanjaI strongly suggest replacing the two screw-type clips behind the number plate with the push-type clips used on the radiator shroud and a few other places (on the VZ anyway).
The part number is GM-92138636 "Retainer front bumper". The bloke reckoned they were actually an Astra part, but I have them all over the car, they fit perfectly and are simply a better design (so they probably are an Astra part actually )
They cost me $1.24 each.