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 Post subject: Front Bar Question
Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:28 pm 
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Hey there all just a quick question does a el fairmont front bar just bolt straight on to an el futura?? Just when inquring on price at a ford dealer they said I would have to change bonnet grill and headlights... I personally dont see the need to change all this but then again I may be missing something..

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Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:32 pm 
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they are correct!

not a straight swap!

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:33 pm 
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Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:35 pm 
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Is there any other bar that would fit that allows you to insert the driving lights??

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:43 pm 
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nope - no EL bar will slot straight on. need to change to fairmont/XR/EF front to get the holes to fit drive lights in! :)

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:49 pm 
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Would the ef bar bolt on its just i didnt want to do a xr conversion not my thing thats why i thought of going fairmont.

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:51 pm 
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again, you'd need to do lights & bonnet as well as bumper - the shapes etc are different so won't line up.

'tis a shame to have to do so much work! :?

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:54 pm 
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Well then I have some deciding to do thanks for all the information and advice.

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Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 8:04 pm 
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Before you decide they arent driving lights, theya re cornering lights. When you indicate they light up to illuminat ehte curve ahead. You are better off getting other driving lights from automotive stores on your car.
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Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:34 pm 
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yeah the fairlane lights wouldnt do much for you as driving lights i dont think

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:36 pm 
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The wattage output isnt high enough to emit decent light, also they ar epointed out not ahead.
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Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 11:26 pm 
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why not just mutilate a futura front bar? :D its cheaper and easier

 

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Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2006 8:22 pm 
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Well I am now off and thinking the bar needs a respray thanks to a bit of paint that just decided to disapear one drive. Also I was intending to wire them up on their own so they didnt just come on with the turning signal..

 

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Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2006 10:01 pm 
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i think what they are trying to say is the globes in the turning lights arnt good enough for driving lights, and they lights when slotted into the fairmont bumber dont shoot straight, they shoot off to either side, *cornering lights* they shoot off to each corner

 

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