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Old 02-28-2013, 10:42 AM   #1
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I'm sure this question has been answered in many mustang forums, but does anyone know what specific modifications are need to fit an 03/04 Cobra front bumper on an 02 GT? I like the look of the cobra front end and that's why I was looking to buy this bumper. Any help is appreciated.

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Old 02-28-2013, 11:27 AM   #2
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Welcome to MF! ...My friend has a 2002 GT with a 03/04 Cobra front clip and it looks really good!!

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Old 02-28-2013, 01:15 PM   #3
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Thanks, Timspony. Do you know if he had to slightly modify the bumper to fit it properly? Or will it fit right on.

Btw, the car looks great!
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welcome...isnt it a direct replacement ?
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Old 02-28-2013, 02:23 PM   #5
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Yeah, I was wondering about that. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I know the factory Honeycomb Grille that comes with the GT models won't fit with the cobra bumper.

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You need the cobra bumper and grill delete, that's it. Direct replacement.
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You need the cobra bumper and grill delete, that's it. Direct replacement.
you sure about the grill delete? the 99/01s cobra bumpers were the grill delete. It is without the honeycomb. Only thing he should need is the bumper and a new emblem because the old honeycomb junk has the pony molded to it
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I thought the mounts had to be tweaked slightly to fit with GT hood? Maybe I made it up.
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Read this. The honeycomb grill will fit no problem. All you have to do is push the horns back a little to clear the hood. Drill new holes for the push pins and done. You will have to remove the fender brackets from the old bumper and put them on the new one. 3 rivets on each side. Not a big deal. Pretty easy stuff. If you get the bezels and fog lights make sure you mount them before you mount the bumper. Pain the other way. Had to pull the bumper back off to do this. If you have any other questions hit me up.

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Here is an updated pic of the bumper with the bezels, fogs and chin spoiler so you have an idea of what it looks like.

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Gt04, will the Cobra grille delete work with it? Thanks
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Thanks, scooter3. Which grill did you use?
Love the looks of your car.
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Gt04, will the Cobra grille delete work with it? Thanks
I actually just have the mach 1 grill delete i had from my gt bumper in
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Thanks, scooter3. Which grill did you use?
Love the looks of your car.
I just used this. Then just put the pony back on.

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How do u remove and replace the rivits? I have a 02 and looking to possibly do the same...
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How do u remove and replace the rivits? I have a 02 and looking to possibly do the same...
Just drill the head of the rivet out and it will pop off. Use a handheld rivet gun and pop them back in place. Just make sure you get the right size so they don't pull through the holes in the bumper tabs and bracket. I have heard some guys use small nuts and bolts instead.
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Thanks. Your help, along with everyone's, is appreciated. Looking forward to making this change.
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UPDATE. I know it's long overdue, but the bumper has finally been put on and photos will be provided shortly. Love the looks, but the only thing I hate about it is how it looks empty where the intercooler goes on the 03/04 Cobra's. Other than that, everything turned out as I expected.
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UPDATE. I know it's long overdue, but the bumper has finally been put on and photos will be provided shortly. Love the looks, but the only thing I hate about it is how it looks empty where the intercooler goes on the 03/04 Cobra's. Other than that, everything turned out as I expected.
There is a way to fix that..................

SUPERCHARGER!!!!!

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