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Old 03-08-2015, 01:02 AM
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Hello can I mount 98 headlights on 94
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Old 03-08-2015, 01:28 AM
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Hello can I mount 98 headlights on 94
You would have to change both front fenders, header panel, and hood, not to mention grill, headlights, turn signals and corners to make it work.
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Old 03-10-2015, 08:14 PM
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Hi there, pretty new to this, but I want to change just the grill, and bumper to my ranger. I have a 2000 similar to the pic below. I want to put the 2004 grill on it, like the one in the next pic. And either the 2004 bumper or the 2001 bumper on it. I would love to do it without changing the lights, is that possible, and if not, whats the least I wud have to do to make it work?
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Old 03-12-2015, 01:56 AM
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Hi there, pretty new to this, but I want to change just the grill, and bumper to my ranger. I have a 2000 similar to the pic below. I want to put the 2004 grill on it, like the one in the next pic. And either the 2004 bumper or the 2001 bumper on it. I would love to do it without changing the lights, is that possible, and if not, whats the least I wud have to do to make it work?

You would need 01+ headlights because you will need to switch over to a 04+ header panel to use that grille. Your also going to need a hood since the 04 grille is taller than a 98-00 grille. I think I've read on here you also have to change out one of the hood hinges to run the newer hoods on a 98-00 also but I may be wrong...
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Old 03-12-2015, 04:37 AM
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If you have a 1998-2000 Ford Ranger and wanna upgrade to a newer look. This will show you what all you need.

You will need to decide what year you wanna go with. You can only mix and match on the corners. 2001-2003 grille will not work if you go with the 2004-2010 front end.

A few sources to buy the parts you need.

www.Certifit.com Good quality parts for cheap. Limited shipping.
www.ebay.com
www.car-parts.com Can search all salvage yards in your state.
www.LMCtruck.com Good place to obtain all small fasteners

For the 2001-2003 Look you will need

Headlights
Corner Lights
Header panel
Grille
Hood (If you want the Fiberglass Fx4/Edge raised hood)
Headlamp Retainer (inward and outward)
Miscellaneous Fasteners

For the 2004-2010 look you will need

Hood (Have to have hood as it is different then the 2001-2003)
Headlights
Corner Lights
Header panel
Grille
Headlamp Retainer (inward and outward)
Miscellaneous Fasteners

Here are pictures to show the items needed. The 2001-2005 Corner lights are different then the 2006-2010 corner lights

Headlights 2001-2010


Headlight retainers (holds lights onto header panel)


Corner Lights 2001-2005 Will work up to 2010


Corner lights 2006-2010 will work on 2001-2005 as well


2001-2003 Header Panel


2004-2010 Header Panel


2001-2003 Grille Options


2004-2010 Grille Options
First 4 are 2004-2005 Last 4 are 2006-2010 but will all work the the 2004+ conversion


2001-2003 Bumper Options. (will need to swap over bumper brackets)



2004-2005 Bumpers (will need to swap bumper brackets)

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Hi there, pretty new to this, but I want to change just the grill, and bumper to my ranger. I have a 2000 similar to the pic below. I want to put the 2004 grill on it, like the one in the next pic. And either the 2004 bumper or the 2001 bumper on it. I would love to do it without changing the lights, is that possible, and if not, whats the least I wud have to do to make it work?
As I stated in the pm all info is in this thread on page 1
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Old 04-12-2015, 05:14 PM
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Default Re: Front End Swap guide 1998-2000

HI!
What about upgrading an 94 B-series front bumper to a newer sportier bumper either ford or Mazda look.

Any thoughts or links to a thread that I overlooked?

thanks in advance!
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Old 04-22-2015, 03:29 PM
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Hey all, I successfully got the headlights/grill/header panel on, however I am missing a couple of parts. I cant seem to find the correct hood latch striker part. The one from my '00 Ranger does not fit the powerdome hood, it is about half a inch too short. Any suggestions? Also do I need to replace the whole latch? Mine is very close to the top of the header panel/grill

I may have found the part number, 16K689 is that the correct one?
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Old 04-27-2015, 06:29 PM
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Does anyone know? My hood is on the locking part of the hinge for 5 days, dont want to keep driving without it secured all the way.
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Old 04-27-2015, 07:36 PM
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Hey all, I successfully got the headlights/grill/header panel on, however I am missing a couple of parts. I cant seem to find the correct hood latch striker part. The one from my '00 Ranger does not fit the powerdome hood, it is about half a inch too short. Any suggestions? Also do I need to replace the whole latch? Mine is very close to the top of the header panel/grill

I may have found the part number, 16K689 is that the correct one?
your stock one should work...just loosen it up and move it a bit. mine on my 99 work and its the same as the 00.

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Does anyone know? My hood is on the locking part of the hinge for 5 days, dont want to keep driving without it secured all the way.
the hood on my white truck is only secured my one bolt on each side and then the latch, lol.
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Hey. Can you help me? I swap the radiator support on my 96 ranger i wanna upgrade to 03 but i put the 03 and i can't put correctly


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