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Old 09-17-2008
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1998 swapped to 1996

i like the front end of 1998-2001 rangers and i hate the front of my 96 is there any way i can just get a clip from a 98 and it bolt right on mine?
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i don't think there is a kit available.
there is a couple guys who hav swapped front clips. i know that a new rad support is needed, along with hood, grills, fenders, bumpers, lights and maybe some other stuff.

wait till some other people chim in on this topic.
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I'm not sure if it can be done but http://certifit.com/ has it all.
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you'll need new fenders since the headlights are different, but its possible to do this.
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i don't think there is a kit available.
there is a couple guys who hav swapped front clips. i know that a new rad support is needed, along with hood, grills, fenders, bumpers, lights and maybe some other stuff.

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all that stuff plus a header panel

and ya it can be done
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all that stuff plus a header panel

and ya it can be done

dont forget a new core support to...
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Don't forget the body lines will NOT match at all and you might have to get creative from that point. Now they make flared conversions......
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dont forget a new core support to...
I thought that was just another name for the rad support, but I could be mistaken..
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