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Old 02-17-2010, 05:40 AM
RangerSteve RangerSteve is offline
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Default Transform the front of my 00' to a 01'+

How involved is this? Do I just start with an 01' header panel and go from there? Will any header panel just bolt right on? Thanks!
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Old 02-17-2010, 05:46 AM
Fx4wannabe01 Fx4wannabe01 is offline
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Here's Pedro's recent swap thread...
clicky click: http://www.fordrangerforum.com/exter...swap-done.html



It all bolts on.... you'll need:

01-03 header panels
01-03 grille
01+ headlights
01+ corners
01+ headlight retainers
EP27 LED flasher to eliminate a pair of turnsignal bulbs
misc J-nuts and screws to secure corners and grille.

that's it.


Here's a friends of mine's.... he went with the 01-03 XL/XLT 2wd grille...



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Old 02-17-2010, 05:50 AM
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If you have acces to a truck getting the bolts and fastners will make it easier.
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Old 02-17-2010, 02:57 PM
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shane covered it all and linked my thread lol


swap took me 30 minutes. its really easy to do.
dont mind my filthy truck lol it just snowed 8 inches last night.
...i still have the 98-00 bumper on but i dont mind it anymore plus many have told me to keep it on there. I also picked up a color matched powerdome hood for 100 bucks so i have that on there too and i modded the headlights so the back of them is black.



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