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post #1 of 22 Old 11-01-2011, 10:08 AM Thread Starter
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anybody with 05 grille but 99-03 lights

i know im backwards but i have the decent looking 03 lights with HIDs and i was wondering what it would look like with the new grille and old lights
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Sure, you just need to trim the grill to fit the bumper, or buy one already cut off Ebay. If you are good with your hands it is a very easy job. If you aren't pay the extra and buy it already cut. I got one off Ebay where a dude bought it and installed it and ten days later was hit from the rear. IIRC I got it for $125 it was 7 years ago. Man how time flies.

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there is a website www.mkmcustoms.com that sells 05 grilles cut to fit our trucks. they are around 200.00 but are ready to go. been thinking about doing this myself.

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If all goes well I'll be putting mine on this weekend. I'll post picks when Im done. Im waiting to finish my color matched emblem to dry before I go much further. I got my 05 grill on craigslist for 50 bucks

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Craiglist is a great place to look but I bought mine online just a standard 05 grille and cut it myself the grille was like 80 bucks and maybe an hour cutting just measure twice and cut once it's fairly simply
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Thinking about taking the plasma cutter and just cutting the bumper to sink the grille till I can get an 05 bumper.

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If anybody does this I would like to see some pictures!!!

I found one picture on their website. I think it looks pretty good.


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I love the all chrome front end. I'll be finishing mine today. I have 03-04 headlights, but I have 99-02 amber turn signals. I've been thinking about getting 03-04 turn signals or just going with 05+ headlights

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Here ya go, just a quick before and after
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1990 Mustang 5.0 LX hatchback, auto, Prowler orange. Car has full exhaust, E-cam, Trick Flow upper and lower intake, ADJ. fuel pressure reg, A/C delete, AOD with hardened shafts shift kit and TCI 3500 stall, not yet installed 3:73 gears, and TFS Twisted Wedge heads
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Looks good!

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- Coolant filter, ELC, 203* T-stat and billet housing
- Riff Raff boots
- PHP Chip (Stock, 80DD, 100Race, Whisper Mode, 80Tow, Smoke Show)
- F350 leafs front and back
- Hellwig rear sway bar, Bilstein 5100's
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