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Icon14 01+ conversion, prerunner bumper?

Not having the best of luck with my bumpers after the BL...Front one is scratched up some.....Can i put an 01+ powerdome hood on with the newer headlights, and fab a prerunner style bumper to fix the gap with no problem???

What will i need for the headlights and 01+ grill?
I know the hood will switch no problem
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hood, lights, header panel, bumper
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hood, lights, header panel, bumper
well i want need a bumper, im gonnamake one....whats a header panel...sorry newB
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Its the plastic piece the grill and headlights mount to.
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What do you need for a 94 to 2000+ conversion, I've always heard you need the fenders and weld-in a new rad support But I've never understood why.
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basicly everythiing off a newer ranger...hood,grill,header panel ,headlights and fenders
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whats that auto website, thats real cheap?....wonder if i should try a JK first so i want have to paint the hood
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You don't need a new hood, yours will work fine. You just need the header panel, grille and lights.
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You don't need a new hood, yours will work fine. You just need the header panel, grille and lights.
well my hood is crap, it has a bunch of small white dots on it, like its been through a hail storm....I want a powerdome hood anyways.....

So thats all just a hood, header panel grill and lights ok then...


will the lights wireup the same? I mean is it plug and play or what
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basicly everythiing off a newer ranger...hood,grill,header panel ,headlights and fenders
How can the fenders possibly be different?
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I excluded the info on the hood in our pm's because you dont need to replace your hood to run the 01-03 grille and headlights. Don't need to swap bumpers either.

Maybe this'll satisfy what your after....

'98-00 with 01-03 swap and prerunner style bumper.....braddokxlt's truck

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How can the fenders possibly be different?
98+ fenders are exactly the same.
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I meant the 93-98 fenders vs the 98+ fenders, Thats the biggest thing keeping me from a conversion on mine but whats the difference between them.
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I meant the 93-98 fenders vs the 98+ fenders, Thats the biggest thing keeping me from a conversion on mine but whats the difference between them.
I am assuming that where the corners and headlights meet the fenders.
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Buggest thing is the way the fenders are 'cut' on the bottom for the bumper and the corner lamps....all will need welded up/modded/blended etc if you want to run your stock fenders. I think something involving the entire front coresupport too needs to be address...then again, i havn't been researching the 01+ swap on a 97 and older truck.
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I excluded the info on the hood in our pm's because you dont need to replace your hood to run the 01-03 grille and headlights. Don't need to swap bumpers either.

Maybe this'll satisfy what your after....

'98-00 with 01-03 swap and prerunner style bumper.....braddokxlt's truck
Thats teh exact look im after...woo, now i need to learn to Weld and ill be set...Are the headlight change plug and play, or do i need to re-wire stuff?
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Thats teh exact look im after...woo, now i need to learn to Weld and ill be set...Are the headlight change plug and play, or do i need to re-wire stuff?
Im not sure as to if the sockets will install to 01+ headlights but the bulbs are the same and as long as you just leave the 2nd blinker light in it will not blink fast. There has to be a resistor you could wire in and just get rid of it but i haven't seen anyone do it. But at the same time im not reading up on 01+ conversions.
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whats that auto website, thats real cheap?....wonder if i should try a JK first so i want have to paint the hood
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All the plugs are the same. And they screw in the exact same....they are all the same bulbs too...9007, 3157, and 194's.
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All the plugs are the same. And they screw in the exact same....they are all the same bulbs too...9007, 3157, and 194's.
Kick some major....you know, thats good for me now...I hope this will be the new project, shouldnt take an afternoon to do this...Plus you KNOW im blacking out the headlights
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^true dat, g-unit. lol. Looking at your truck...you HAVE to do the modded headlamps. It won't match if you don't do it. It'll look like dog crap and i'll bug you everytime you post until u post pics of the modded lmaps on your truck!
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Kick some major....you know, thats good for me now...I hope this will be the new project, shouldnt take an afternoon to do this...Plus you KNOW im blacking out the headlights
That's gonna look good!!!
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Kick some major....you know, thats good for me now...I hope this will be the new project, shouldnt take an afternoon to do this...Plus you KNOW im blacking out the headlights
Yeah it took me like 2 hours to do my swap and that was removing crushed and bent parts lol. Super easy to do
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^true dat, g-unit. lol. Looking at your truck...you HAVE to do the modded headlamps. It won't match if you don't do it. It'll look like dog crap and i'll bug you everytime you post until u post pics of the modded lmaps on your truck!
HA, yeah i cant wait to do it....I been pricing this morning, Junkyards around here are A LOT higher than certifit...How does certifit work, i delivers to a local certifit dealer or something??

Also if ANYONE has any spare parts for cheap$$$ im looking to buy
1.) 01-03 Headerpanel
2.) 01-08 Headlights
3.) 01-03 Grill
4.) 01-03 Bumper w/ or w/o valance (changed my mind, might be a while till i can get a custom bumper, dont wanna go looking goofy)
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