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Old 01-07-2007, 09:25 PM   #1
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I guess this is where I should put this, otherwise go ahead and move it. I'm thinkin I want to change my front end over to the 96-99 body style. This is everything I want to do:

headlights
grille
fenders

And I have a few questions. What all will have to be replaced to put on the fenders and headlights? Also, will the grille line up right with my existing bumper?
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With the newer grille you are going to need the newer bumpers. Same thing with the headlamps or you will have nasty gaps.
Also, consider just getting a newer car.... I tried doing this with my 95, but cost'* and the labor were a pain, especially when adapting the rear bumper to the 92-95 SE/SLE'*. Same thing with door mouldings.
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is your color option even available in the 96-99? cuz i KNOW you dont have enough money for a repaint
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Im quite sure that color didnt last that long.

whats the code i can tell you for sure
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It'* the one year wonder Peter... Purple Pearl.
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you'd have to change hoods too wouldn't you?
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you'd have to change hoods too wouldn't you?
Hoods are identical IIRC
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Yes, you definitely would have to change out the bumper covers too. I've seen that first hand.

Unless you're in for a large (and costly unless you have a donor car) project, you might want to learn to love your year or save up for a newer one. That'* my opinion only, so take it for that.
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nothing is going to match of you just do the front end.....the rest of the body cladding is going to look like ****
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