Mk3 pre facelift front end conversion

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Mk3 pre facelift front end conversion

Post by Caddy2899 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:58 am

How’s things all. I’m new to the forum and just finding my way around. Can anybody tell me will a facelifted front end for onto the old shape 1.9 caddy mk3 and is it a big job to convert. Will the bonnet lights wings and bumpers swap over easily

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Re: Mk3 pre facelift front end conversion

Post by Doc » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:48 am

Hi, welcome to the forum.
Which facelift front are you thinking, 2010-2015 or 2015+?
Both are possible, neither are particularly easy.
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Re: Mk3 pre facelift front end conversion

Post by Caddy2899 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:04 pm



Cheers mateI’m thinking 2010-2015 it looks to be an easier conversion and cheaper, I might well be wrong though. There is a rear ended caddy near me at the moment in the same colour
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Re: Mk3 pre facelift front end conversion

Post by sgp1 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:40 pm

Did you get any further with your facelift ?

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Re: Mk3 pre facelift front end conversion

Post by m11xky » Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:02 pm

sgp1 wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:40 pm
Did you get any further with your facelift ?
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Re: Mk3 pre facelift front end conversion

Post by T5FAW » Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:09 pm

Hey man. Just done mine and it’s quite involved but is do able as Doc said. Plenty of parts are needed and there is a comprehensive list further up the forum.


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Re: Mk3 pre facelift front end conversion

Post by Ashgray1969 » Sun Mar 01, 2020 11:21 am

Can anyone please give me a comprehensive parts list for a 2008 caddy facelift to a 15+ front end
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Re: Mk3 pre facelift front end conversion

Post by dan@biali » Sun Mar 01, 2020 11:55 am

Just to confirm, you mean the MK4? There are lists on the forum but to do it correctly you will need bonnet, grill, wings, lights, bumper, front quarter light windows (they're a different shape than the MK3) and I suspect a load of other bits (on the MK3 you need the different pieces at the front for the wings to attach to) and if you're going to do it properly then you will need doors as well as the MK4 has a subtle swage line leading back from the wings which the MK3 doesn't, and then you open a can of worms because the door cards are different which if you use the MK4 ones won't line up with the dashboard plus you would need to repin and code the locking modules and the BCM (or is it CECM I can never remember!) as they are different as well!
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