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Factory bodykit

Discussion in 'Land Rover Freelander' started by mudinuri, Jul 14, 2015.

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  1. mudinuri

    mudinuri Active Member

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    Hi all,:confused:
    I"ve been away from Landrover for just over a year but I am just about to purchase another Freelander. Yippee!!!
    My question is: The Freelander I am thinking of buying has one of those blooming horrible Factory Fitted Bodykits. The stupid ones which attach to the body and have raised strips running diagonally along the side of the car ending just rear of the back wheel which make it look like The Batmobile.
    My question is: Can these Bodykits be removed without leaving holes or discolouration of the paint underneath them?
    Any advice would really be welcomed as I only have a day or two to make my mind up.
    Cheers
     
  2. JRNORWAY

    JRNORWAY Active Member

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    Its bonded with double sided tape, silicone and using the original fasteners so should be possible to remove without damaging anything. Get yourself a copy of Rave and see the fitting instruction to re-assemble.
     
  3. mudinuri

    mudinuri Active Member

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    Thanks for that JRNORWAY,
    But what is RAVE and where do I get it,
    cheers
     
  4. Nodge68

    Nodge68 Well-Known Member

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    Once you get it off, sell it on Ebay. I'm shocked at how much they can sell for on there.
     
  5. JRNORWAY

    JRNORWAY Active Member

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    Rave is a technical library for the early LR's < 2007. Workshop, electrical and body repair manuals ++

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    You will find it on the interweb free of cost usually.

    Edit: Look under HOWTO section here on the Freelander forum. Mr.Hippopotamus have written a post about it.
     
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    teddywood1 Well-Known Member

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    when you have removed it get some meth's and clean of the glue residue then polish.
     
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    thequeenscheese Well-Known Member

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    what about the freebie? hahaha
     
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