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Mazda B2300 Ranger Front End Swap


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Hey guys,
Im a new owner of a 1997 Mazda b2300 4 cylinder. Im very excited on building my truck, I originally wanted a Ford Ranger, but I got a killer deal with a Mazda b2300. I like the Ranger front end better that my Mazda’s, and I want to find out if Its possible to do a Ranger front end swap with my Mazda b2300. I want to swap, the head lights, grill, and front bumper. Is it a simple swap? Or do i need any fabrication done? Can it be done?? Any help will be greatly appreciated!
 

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Follow that.
They also did it on an episode of trucks years ago, try to find that episode.
Try googling as well
 

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Follow that.
They also did it on an episode of trucks years ago, try to find that episode.
Try googling as well
Thanks for the reply!


Follow that.
They also did it on an episode of trucks years ago, try to find that episode.
Try googling as well
Thanks for the reply! But Will the swap still work on a 2nd gen Mazda/Ranger?
 

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i wonder if you need to add fenders and hood to the list of swap parts.
 

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Sweet!
im planning on swapping this front end. I’ll keep you guys posted on the progress
 

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Sweet!
im planning on swapping this front end. I’ll keep you guys posted on the progress
Any updates? I've got a 97 B2300 as well and im trying to swap the front end.
 

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Any updates? I've got a 97 B2300 as well and im trying to swap the front end.
Funny I have a 96 ranger I’m not a fan of the look of I wanna do a b2300 front end swap trade? 😂
 

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