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I'm the proud owner of a 1997 Ford f350 crew cab with 330,000 miles and still going strong. What i'm wondering is will the front clip of a 1999 ford superduty fit on the front end of the 1997 body style?? I've got a donor truck and i'm wanting to run and intercooler on my 97 and not wanting to go through the hassle of cutting the core support. It is also easier to find headlight conversion for the 99 vs the 97 but I don't want to go through the hassle of working on the 99. If anyone can give me any insight on this subject please let me know. Maybe someone out there has done this?
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I'm the proud owner of a 1997 Ford f350 crew cab with 330,000 miles and still going strong. What i'm wondering is will the front clip of a 1999 ford superduty fit on the front end of the 1997 body style?? I've got a donor truck and i'm wanting to run and intercooler on my 97 and not wanting to go through the hassle of cutting the core support. It is also easier to find headlight conversion for the 99 vs the 97 but I don't want to go through the hassle of working on the 99. If anyone can give me any insight on this subject please let me know. Maybe someone out there has done this?
No...won't fit at all.......

There used to be a KIT to make the front end of the OBS "LOOK" like the SD trucks...but it won't help you with the core support...or headlights for that matter....

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I wasnT sure if it was just the body lines that were different or if the entire mounting was changed up a little
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I wasnT sure if it was just the body lines that were different or if the entire mounting was changed up a little
Completely different everything.....

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