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Is it possible to remove the wings without removing the front bumper?

I've got all of the bolts out (sheared a couple) but it seems there is a bolt at the top of the front of the wing that is only accessible with the bumper removed.

Surely this isn't the case, is it?
 

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you can get it off by prying the bumper back a little but you'll never get it back in unless you're very lucky.

if you've removed th 2 at the top of the wing at the front where the bumper is atteched then it's only a few mins to remove the bumper altogether as they are the main sticking point
 

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if you've removed th 2 at the top of the wing at the front where the bumper is atteched then it's only a few mins to remove the bumper altogether as they are the main sticking point
No, those two are still in and looking rather rusty. I've plusgassed them and I'll have a go tomorrow.

Why couldn't they have made it so the wing just comes off easily?

I suppose I'll be able to get at all the rusty bits when the front bumper is off I suppose. I might as well take the rear one off too when I'm de-rusting the rear wheel arches.

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I think I'll just whip the bumper off so I can paint the waxoyl stuff all over the hard-to-reach places whilst I'm in there.

I wish I'd got that front bumper off you now Ron
 
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