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post #1 of 9 Old 01-22-2013, 05:26 PM Thread Starter
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2008 F250 to 2006 F250

I hate the 6.4 front end
I see people talking about putting 08-10 front clips on their 06's so has anyone ever swapped their front ends for the older body style????


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It would be much easer to swap to an '11-'12 front end. An '05-'07 front end would seriously devalue your truck.

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I'm not too sure thats even possible. I did a couple 08 conversions and the main support that the fenders bolt to is a couple inches higher on the 08. I had to put spacers on top of that support to lift the fenders to the correct height. You would somehow have to lower the support I suppose.
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Your crazy! Get a different grill or color match it to your liking. I wouldn't go older, it will just make selling it a big ordeal because why the heck would you out older parts on a newer truck. It will look fishy

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The headlights look like fish tanks and the whole grille attached to the good drives me nuts but, I've survived 3 years guess I will try smoking the lenses and changing the grill.


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Ill agree with you, the 04-07 has a nicer looking nose, with the hood line and lights.

I have never been found of the big headlights on the 08 +

I do however like everything else about my 08 more then my 06, so its the price i pay.

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I find the 08-10 the best looking of the superduty era. Wasnt a fan of the grill attached to hood but ive grown to like it more.

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U crazy . 08s are nice looking rigs. Trade the whole truck off
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Any grille styles you like? Rbp? Older oem grilles? Older aftermarket grilles? Royalty core? Smittybilt? Those might help your disliking the oem 08-10 grille.

Many different choice headlights, I agree, the oem headlights are terrible, not much better smoked either. But with so many aftermarket halo/angel, projector, hid led, maybe look for a whole new set. I like the ones on my truck

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