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Old 08-09-2009, 02:41 PM
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Here we go guys, some pics of my front 08+ conversion mod, plus info.




Besides the front bumper cover, headlights, grille and air dam, most parts like screws and such can be reuse from your 05-07. The diagram below shows what additional parts you will need to make this conversion.

You also need # 3, part # 04806226AA, 6 of them
Also the actual front bumper part # is 68033744AB


Numbers 10, 15 and 24 you don't really need. But I would recommend them for a tight fit. Number 25 is the same hardware that attaches the 05-07 air dam to the bumper, but I think you will need an extra one. Im not sure because I've got all of those plastic parts new. Any questions, feel free to PM me.





It wasn't as expensive I thought it would be... Ebay, is definitely your friend!
Very easy to do, anyone with a garage can do it without breaking a sweat. I really love the 08+ look and of course, those awesome OEM HID headlights.

BTW, I wanna thank Scott for the info on the HIDs and Mario for fixing a lousy paint job.

JG ROCKS!!!
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Old 08-09-2009, 02:44 PM
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Looks AMAZING Fabian!! Very nice job!! Those headlights are beautiful!!
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That front end looks sweet!!
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Looks beautiful!

heres a bonus pic

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looks awesome Fabian.. nice work and nice ride!

Are we the only blue ones on JG?
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awesome Fabs!!!!!!

One question-did your fender liner holes line up on the non-srt bumper? The very last hole on my srt bumper didnt line up. I just drilled a new hole in the fender liner and then used the plastic rivet. Not a big deal...just curious/

Your welcome for the help by the way. It was my pleasure. I love my lights as well.
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looks awesome Fabian.. nice work and nice ride!

Are we the only blue ones on JG?
Theres like two more that I can remember
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and I think I figured out which guy you are in the meet pics! Glad to finally put a face to the name and voice.
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awesome Fabs!!!!!!

One question-did your fender liner holes line up on the non-srt bumper? The very last hole on my srt bumper didnt line up. I just drilled a new hole in the fender liner and then used the plastic rivet. Not a big deal...just curious/

Your welcome for the help by the way. It was my pleasure. I love my lights as well.
Man! Scott dude. You know your shit.. LOL Yes, I forgot to mention that I had to make new holes on the bottom of each fender liner. Very easy, I use a punch plier tool.
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yeah....I forgot about it too till just now
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damn fabian, your jeep is seriously one of my favs on this site. Its so clean and sexy, if I had a WK i would copy yours. I need to see it in person!!
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Looks great! I love those Euro tails and Projector HIDs.
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