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FYI: Ford Ranger headlights do not fit Mazda

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My fault completely for not doing the "check size fit for your vehicle" before ordering from Amazon. I assumed the Ford Ranger headlights would fit, but the clips are made different and the attachment positions are slightly different. I have a '99 Mazda and many parts are interchangeable with Ford, but with any kind of body parts, it must be double checked. See pics
Update: correct Mazda headlights put in with minor adjustments. Parts from Amazon did not have adjustment notches and would not fit into space...needed to be notched, see pics
 

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Any mods want to sticky this? It may help with all the people that don't get there are some part differences between the Rangers and the Mazdas
 

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I thought it was common knowledge, that the headlights/taillights were the main differences.
 

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I thought it was common knowledge, that the headlights/taillights were the main differences.
To most of us it is, but the amount of people I see asking the same questions over and over
 

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To most of us it is, but the amount of people I see asking the same questions over and over
True, no offense to OP,
 

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The nose meaning: Lights, Grill, Bumper filler, bumper are different. These are a positive difference that are not interchangeable with the ranger parts.

The ones I am not positive of but believe are different are the valance panel and possibly the header and front fenders. ( fenders possibly because of the the front marker lights )
 

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You would think a simple glance would notice the front end differences.....but I know several people who have done the same thing.
 

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