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Old 10-06-2017, 07:17 PM   #1
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Well time to do another big build. Sold my 2011 to 2017 raptor conversion and now I have a new project.

2016 Lariat F150 with halogens

What Iím going for is the 2018 Limited front end with some Shelby F150 parts in the mix. Parts should be coming in soon. Monday I think. But it will be a complete oem front swap with led headlamps.

Here is how I bought the truck few months ago
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Here is what it will look like. Front end of the limited, hood and fender vents of Shelby
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Raptor tailgate panel came in
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Here is what it will look like. Front end of the limited, hood and fender vents of Shelby
That should look quite sick. I was wondering when a 18 front end conversion was going to pop up on here. Are the Shelby fenders going to work though?? The headlights are very different from the 17 to 18. I had figured only 18 fenders would work to complete the conversion.
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Nice to see you back in the 13th gen... Im sure the results will look awesome.
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That should look quite sick. I was wondering when a 18 front end conversion was going to pop up on here. Are the Shelby fenders going to work though?? The headlights are very different from the 17 to 18. I had figured only 18 fenders would work to complete the conversion.
I bought the whole front end... we will see how easy it is to swap in a few days
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Filled in the emblem indentions
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I like how the platinum, king ranch and limiteds have the aluminum colored tailgate panel so I did my own version of this
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Gonna install it later this weekend
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Thanks for doing this. I really want to add the back applique to my 2017 F150 as well. Can you show some pictures of the install process a long the way? I will be following this to learn how to add this to my truck. I'm very excited to see how this comes along!

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