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Would it be possible to swap out the grille on a 2000 Ford Ranger and replace it with a 2001+ Honeycomb style grille? I like the looks of the honeycomb grill more than the older style.

I'm new to the forum btw, so i'm sorry if this has already been asked.
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Yes, if you swap the headlights and turn signals and header panel, but then after you do that, you'll want to swap the hood and the bumper and valance.
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Hey thats my name only with a X lol
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hahahaha that's kinda funny.

So with the grille swap, new lights/blinkers, bumper, and valance, I wouldn't need to swap fenders right?
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hahahaha that's kinda funny.

So with the grille swap, new lights/blinkers, bumper, and valance, I wouldn't need to swap fenders right?
You can keep the fenders on a 2000. Why not just get a '01-03 Edge?
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You can keep the fenders on a 2000. Why not just get a '01-03 Edge?

I would, but no one frickin sells them where I live. It's also due to the fact that I'm 17 and just sold my escape for $4000. Need my parents to help me with the loan (they dont want it to be more than $2500), so I have a limit if $6500......I found one '04 Ranger Edge for that much but it had 179k on it, where as the 2000 has 104k.
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I would, but no one frickin sells them where I live. It's also due to the fact that I'm 17 and just sold my escape for $4000 need my parents to help me with the loan (they dont want it to be more than $2500), so I have a limit if $6500.
Try autotrade.com and see what you come up with.
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ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh very nice. Didn't think of that...lol
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yeah u need:
HEader panel, lights, grille, valence, bumper and hood
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you cna gte away with just doing the header panel, grill, and lights...the hood will work...but it doens't fit just right over the front of the grill
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what about the bumper though? lol
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what about the bumper though? lol
I've read the bumper from 98's will fit clear up to 09 Rangers.
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I figured its just gonna be easier to have the grille and bumper painted to color match, won't look as nice as the newer grilles, but nicer than the stock look
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leave the chrome bumper. in my opinion, color matched bumpers with the 99-00 look like *** lol then u have to also color match the grey flares, valence, rear bumper to give it the "Edge" look. I like edges though just cuz the honeycomb grille. actually, black bumper on a 99-00 looks good haha
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Ok, I guess I'm leaving it the way it is lol
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