The grille sits on a horizontal cut line that defines the top of the bumper and also serves as a base for the stacked headlamps, delivering a clean, tight and more refined look. After that bolt, the 2 vertical grill supports using m10 fasteners. The other set was back ordered. The top tab of the headlight will need to be bolted to the core support. The eight-inch longer springs attach farther forward on the frame giving the vehicle more balance and better control. You have to make some mounts to get the front of the fenders to pull back in and line everything back up.
Minor trimming of the Radiator Support is needed templates for trimming is included. This tab is needed to secure the fender in the centerline. The fender liners can be massaged into place with a heat gun. All the parts for the Super Duty and Excursion front end conversion were designed to bolt right up to the factory holes for hassle-free installation. That data was used to develop durability tests that more closely represented real-world use.
Once the cutting is done, clean up your edges and apply some paint to protect them from rust. Or you have a lead on a particular 05-07 grille you want to use. This conversion kit is available as a single part number and includes everything you need to update the look of your 1999 to 2004 Super Duty and 2000 to 2004 Excursion. The 2007 F-350 Super Duty already offered best-in-class maximum payload of 5,800 pounds and maximum towing capacity of 19,200 pounds. Ordering Parts: Here is the parts list…. To better assure durability, the tests were conducted using the most extreme and abusive conditions and run to five-times the life cycle that the hardest-working truck would ever experience.
Make sure you know what is behind before you cut!!!! If I could ever afford it, I think this is one of the best looking bumpers on the 08 and up I've seen so far: i'm picturing the bumper and grill line-x'd to match with the smoked headlights and fender flares. Maybe you have already purchased the headlights. Y installer and is able to be installed in your driveway over the weekend. You will need to massage the panel into place and probably remove and reinstall it several times to get it right. Hood — be sure to tape all your edges. The larger, more prominent grille, sharply sculpted fender flares and fender-mounted air vents are just a few of the new design cues that announce that Super Duty is all about working hard. The bumper cap and lower valance are also included, and they come ready to paint to match your truck! You also need to trim the factory sheetmetal mounting holes, and use larger washers to cover up some of the cutting.
A unique grab handle folds up and out of the tailgate to provide extra support when using the Tailgate Step, supporting up to 300 pounds. This is a mock-up photo: Lines are looking pretty! The Fenders, Hood, Grill, Lights, And Bumper are not included and must be purchased separately. For added safety, the tailgate liner has an added coating creating a non-slip walking surface. Fenders: 2008 Road Armor Stealth bumper with pre-runner guard. I used this to make all the brackets and tabs. You can see where the factory frame horns get in the way during mock up, and how the headlights bow out the fenders. The mirrors also feature heated glass, clearance lamps and integrated turn signals.
The vents dissipate engine compartment heat and designate the type of powertrain beneath the hood — red for diesel, black for gasoline. I used a step bit and a Dremel to get it right. Its probably not worth it. Floor ducts for the heater now run under the seat, out of site of the rear-seat passengers. You need the vents out to get your hand in there to tighten the bolt. In addition to the front clip conversion, he also chose to add fender flares and try to make a 2008-2010 Road Armor winch bumper fit the 2004 front frame horns.
That being said, is a good article on making the modification. Super Duty consistently meets those needs. The 2008-2010 front framebends downward in the front and is about 9-inches lower than the 2004. Both two- and four-wheel-drive models will be available on the 2008 Super Duty. After tigging welding it in, you need to test fit it and make an adjustment hole. My application required some heavy customizing.
Here are two photos of the holes. Maybe paint the grille to match body or trim color or something, Not to worried about the grille though I'll probably get a aftermarket bumper with a screen or something infront of the grill anyway. A really long drill bit helps here a lot! A large center console is designed to hold file folders and keep laptop computers tucked out of sight. It incorporates a new rear leaf-spring suspension while u sing the radius arm front suspension from the F-450 chassis cab. This system will surprise them. I mocked everything up to make sure all the adjustment slots, shims, etc were good to go. I also pulled all the Trim off as well.
Hopefully I am not beating a dead horse by asking this, but besides the front sheet metal and some tinkering to get things lined up what is needed to do the 03 conversion to an 08? Fabrication may take up to 3-5 days from date of order. The auxiliary switches and Trailer Brake Control system are now fully integrated into the center stack for a cleaner, user-friendly appearance. It easily folds out of the way when not needed and secures to the inside of the bed. Contact me if needed Also available in our other listings is the 11-16 Nose Conversion Kit. We have tried to offer as many combinations as possible to save you time and money. The grill has vertical tabs that fit into holes in the leading edge of the hood.