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post #1 of 6 Old 11-01-2012, 04:53 PM Thread Starter
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Grille question

Will a 2005-2007 f250/350 grille fit in a 99-03 header panel? ive heard that the 05-07 header panel isnt required for the conversion.
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It will but the 99-03 panel needs to be modified to fit the headlights.

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the reason the 05-07 grill isnt a direct swap is because of the bumper. it has nothing to do with the header panel. the 05-07 grill is longer height wise. to get it to fit a 99-04 you need to trim the bottom on the grill. which unfortunately loses the clips along the bottom. to remedy this people use zip ties along the bottom after trimming.

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Thanks guys. Im stuck. Removing the stock headlights are a pain. There seems to be 2 metal clips on top of the headlights and i have no idea how to get them out. Any tips?
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be careful, it has been awhile since i changed to the 02-04 headlights, so i cant remember off hand exactly. here you go...

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MKM Customs (sinisterdiesel.com) sells a modified 05-07 grill that is a direct bolt into 99-04 Superduty's. Just installed one and like the updated look. $199 plus shipping.
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