2018+ headlights swap onto 2015-17?!?!?

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Morning guys!

Has anyone ever swapped 2018+ front end parts onto their 2015-2017 cars? Curious if this has been done, and what all parts needed to be changed. I would imagine the list of parts might be on the long side, but just wondering if uts been done...

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The front core structure is different on the 2018+, that is how Ford was able to get the front end sloped down more for driver visibility.

You would have to change:
Hood
Fenders
Inner fender splash shields
Front bumper cover and all associated parts behind it
Core support
Upper L & R inner fender extensions from core

That's not even touching any wiring, BCM's or programming for the 2018+ headlight/parking light/fog light conversion.

2018+ headlights, parking and fog are all LED.

Good luck and post up if you do it.
 
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The front core structure is different on the 2018+, that is how Ford was able to get the front end sloped down more for driver visibility.

You would have to change:
Hood
Fenders
Inner fender splash shields
Front bumper cover and all associated parts behind it
Core support
Upper L & R inner fender extensions from core

That's not even touching any wiring, BCM's or programming for the 2018+ headlight/parking light/fog light conversion.

2018+ headlights, parking and fog are all LED.

Good luck and post up if you do it.
 
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Thanks for the feed back @Cobra Jet , I'm thinking about doing it, gonna do a little more research for what it might take on the electrical side...
 

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Thanks for the feed back @Cobra Jet , I'm thinking about doing it, gonna do a little more research for what it might take on the electrical side...
I've seen it done the opposite way. In fact I had posted a thread on here a bit ago that was a repaired 2019 S550 wreck. The Seller converted it to the 2015-2017 front end (why, I have no idea). It was from a Craigslist ad, so it wasn't actual "tech" anywhere on here.

If you do go through with it, post up your progress as I'm sure maybe others may be interested.

EDIT: here's the original link:
https://www.mustang6g.com/forums/threads/2019-converted-to-2015-17-front-end.152164/
 
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I've seen it done the opposite way. In fact I had posted a thread on here a bit ago that was a repaired 2019 S550 wreck. The Seller converted it to the 2015-2017 front end (why, I have no idea). It was from a Craigslist ad, so it wasn't actual "tech" anywhere on here.

If you do go through with it, post up your progress as I'm sure maybe others may be interested.

EDIT: here's the original link:
https://www.mustang6g.com/forums/threads/2019-converted-to-2015-17-front-end.152164/
Have you considered this DWVO alternative? https://amzn.to/3weajUZ

Thanks for the help on this guys, but I have decided to go another way with it. Stay tuned...
 

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Vorshlag did it on there Trigger S550 car full front end conversion to 2018+ spec. It can be done find the tread on google about the car as there is full details how to do it. It will be expensive but I guess most parts could be found in salvage yards as well.
 

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I've seen it done the opposite way. In fact I had posted a thread on here a bit ago that was a repaired 2019 S550 wreck. The Seller converted it to the 2015-2017 front end (why, I have no idea). It was from a Craigslist ad, so it wasn't actual "tech" anywhere on here.

If you do go through with it, post up your progress as I'm sure maybe others may be interested.

EDIT: here's the original link:
https://www.mustang6g.com/forums/threads/2019-converted-to-2015-17-front-end.152164/

Maybe but i'm in the minority but I like the 15-17 headlights way more. It's one of the main reason's I didn't get the 2018.
 

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