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post #1 of 4 Old 06-16-2013, 06:34 PM Thread Starter
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RECON headlights will not fit???

WTH! am i doing wrong? new recon headlights will not fit my 02 hitting on one side of the headlight bucket. I have checked part # all call out for the same year? Ant ideas? i will call them in the A.M. just trying to find out WTH!
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Mine did that and the headlights I ordered turned out to be for the later model header panel. I just trimmed my header panel till they fit without touching anywhere and they have been great.

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Did you get it to fit? I put some aftermarket lights on my truck and had to hack the backing until they went in. Looking back on it I wouldn't do it again, modifying the stock ones would have been a better option.

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On my 2001 they said they said trimming was not involved but there was for me. Just took a wheel and cut back some of the fiberglass to make them work. Once I got everything trimmed and fitted they worked great!

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