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Old 01-24-2013, 07:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Has anyone had any success modifying their grille. I like the stock grille but it looks a little bug eyed. I've seen the bullit ones but I don't like them. Any suggestions are welcome.
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Old 01-25-2013, 12:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It's plastic, so I'm not sure how much "modifying" you can do. What look are you after?

(I'm kinda partial to that "bug-eyed" look, myself!)

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I really don't know. I just want something different from everyone else.
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I suppose you could swap out the outside lights for modern H4's and eliminate the inner lights. Giving something of a cross between the 69 and 70 in looks. This is similar to what I did on the drag car but I don't run a stock type grill in it as its a one piece front end (not Shelby like, but I guess in that spirit). But, I too , am partial to the 69 headlight look.
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Yeah, the more I look at it the better she looks.
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Since I was a youngster, I had always wanted a 70 Fastback. That was, until I saw my first 69 back in 1998. While looking for a nice classic Mustang, I came across the car I now have. That four-eyed look, plus the fake side scoops and the taillight panel just caught and kept me.

One thing I have considered is moving the two inner lights closer together. This would require fabrication skills beyond mine. Something like the 2005-2009 Mustangs can have.

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That does look good. I have seen that setup on a few Mustang II's. Those grills often go for about $45 at Carlise.
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