05 front end install - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
99-03 7.3L Exterior Discussion Body and Accessories Talk

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 21 Old 12-10-2008, 03:12 PM Thread Starter
Super Moderator

 
Eric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Mt. Washington, Ky.
Posts: 8,226
Thanks: 0
Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 6 reviews
05 front end install

I finally got all the parts rounded up so I will have my 05 front end on this weekend My question is, what kind of fasteners (if any) do I need to complete the swap or do you use all of your old ones?


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Early 99 F250 with a bunch of extra junk...
Eric is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 21 Old 12-10-2008, 03:43 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
DCSpecial's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 2,276
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Should be able to use all your old ones.

Only thing off the top of my head would be you'll need the speed nuts and bolts to secured the top of the 05-07 heads to the new header panel.
Or you can just use some small screws and screw it directly to the header panel.
DCSpecial is offline  
post #3 of 21 Old 12-10-2008, 03:44 PM
Premium Member
 
stroken04's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Shawnee, OK
Posts: 4,938
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by DCSpecial View Post
Should be able to use all your old ones.

Only thing off the top of my head would be you'll need the speed nuts and bolts to secured the top of the 05-07 heads to the new header panel.
Or you can just use some small screws and screw it directly to the header panel.
I just used screws on mine
stroken04 is offline  
post #4 of 21 Old 12-10-2008, 03:48 PM Thread Starter
Super Moderator

 
Eric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Mt. Washington, Ky.
Posts: 8,226
Thanks: 0
Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 6 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by DCSpecial View Post
Should be able to use all your old ones.

Only thing off the top of my head would be you'll need the speed nuts and bolts to secured the top of the 05-07 heads to the new header panel.
Or you can just use some small screws and screw it directly to the header panel.
Quote:
Originally Posted by stroken04 View Post
I just used screws on mine
I bought the 05 header panel also. Will I still need some new nuts and bolts?


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Early 99 F250 with a bunch of extra junk...
Eric is offline  
post #5 of 21 Old 12-10-2008, 04:13 PM
Emergency Services
 
cchase's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 5,534
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to cchase
I didnt even secure the bottom of my new grill on my 05 install. and never have had a problem, Also i just used the 4 bolts on the front and thats it


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


On vacation from a truck for a year or...
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Looking at 6.4s Moving in a few months then hopefully buying my dream truck!!!
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Driving an Audi till then...
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

but at work I drive
16 E-450s 7.3 powerstroke Ambulances
7 Duramaxes
1 GMC Kodiak Ambulance

NO CUMMINS.....
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
cchase is offline  
post #6 of 21 Old 12-10-2008, 04:18 PM Thread Starter
Super Moderator

 
Eric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Mt. Washington, Ky.
Posts: 8,226
Thanks: 0
Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 6 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by cchase View Post
I didnt even secure the bottom of my new grill on my 05 install. and never have had a problem, Also i just used the 4 bolts on the front and thats it
Cool. I just don't want to run into any problems. Saturday's going to be like early Christmas. I don't want to have to make 3 runs to the hardware store like I usually do when I do things like this


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Early 99 F250 with a bunch of extra junk...
Eric is offline  
post #7 of 21 Old 12-10-2008, 04:53 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
DCSpecial's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 2,276
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Yes, with the new header panel you need either the speed nuts and bolts or just use some screws for the top of the headlamp.

For the bottom you can use the ones used for the corners on the 99-04 trucks.
DCSpecial is offline  
post #8 of 21 Old 12-10-2008, 04:58 PM Thread Starter
Super Moderator

 
Eric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Mt. Washington, Ky.
Posts: 8,226
Thanks: 0
Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 6 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by DCSpecial View Post
Yes, with the new header panel you need either the speed nuts and bolts or just use some screws for the top of the headlamp.

For the bottom you can use the ones used for the corners on the 99-04 trucks.
Do you know if the filler panel (the plastic piece between the chrom part of the bumper and the grille) attaches to the bumper with clips or screws. I got the parts today but didn't open the boxes to see how they went together....


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Early 99 F250 with a bunch of extra junk...
Eric is offline  
post #9 of 21 Old 12-10-2008, 06:25 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
DCSpecial's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 2,276
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The 05-07 top and bottom is all clipped together from what I remember.....haven't pulled one apart in almost a year.
Plastic clips and push pins are all that I remember.

From what I remember, you have to install the fog lights prior to assembling the bumper. Possibly the clips to install the bumper mounting brackets as well.
DCSpecial is offline  
post #10 of 21 Old 12-10-2008, 06:29 PM Thread Starter
Super Moderator

 
Eric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Mt. Washington, Ky.
Posts: 8,226
Thanks: 0
Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 6 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by DCSpecial View Post
The 05-07 top and bottom is all clipped together from what I remember.....haven't pulled one apart in almost a year.
Plastic clips and push pins are all that I remember.

From what I remember, you have to install the fog lights prior to assembling the bumper. Possibly the clips to install the bumper mounting brackets as well.
Now I'm wondering if those clips came with the parts I got or not. All these parts are brand new OEM. I guess I'll have to tear into those boxes tomorrow.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Early 99 F250 with a bunch of extra junk...
Eric is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome