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Icon5 Modifying a 4WD valance to fit on a 2WD bumper

I'm in the market for a front valance with fogs, and I was just wondering if I could just modify a 2004 or 2005 4WD valance to fit on my 2004 2WD bumper if a 2WD valance is no where to be found?
Has anyone ever done this before?
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Im sure its possible but it probally wont look to well, you would have to cut the side pieces off the valance.
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I don't think you can. The valence with fog lights come on 4x4 trucks unless its an edge (not sure if xlts had them) but here are two pictures why I don't think it will work



with or without flares, you have that part of the valence that attaches to the top corner (the part that meets up with the flare in the first pic), something that your 2wd bumper doesn't have a spot for to clip in. the 4x4 bumpers have an indent with slits cut into it for the top corners of the valence to clip into.

If you have a certifit near you, go there for a bumper theyre really cheap.
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Yes you can do it, you have to cut the "Ears" off and find a way to attach it you the bumper
01-03, but you get the idea
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ah never even thought of that looks good
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Yes you can do it, you have to cut the "Ears" off and find a way to attach it you the bumper
01-03, but you get the idea



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Hey Billy,

Thanks for responding to my thread. That's exacty what I want to do.
What type of cutting tool did you use to cut the ears off and what kind of hardware did you use to attach the ends to the bottom of the bumper?
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That's not mine lol here's the original thread, Q used a box cutter with a new blade and cut it, as far as the bracket you could get something like it at Home Depot
In progress: Edge valance
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i did it wayyyy back in the day, very easy to do



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