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Old 11-23-2008, 02:35 PM   #1
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Mismatched tails

so i was in monroe and saw something strange the other day. it was an older focus, pre-05, but in the back the left tail was from an 05 and the right was from an 04... i was kinda like, wha...?(wasn't there a scratch head smiley? oh well) I didn't think the trunks where the same because of the way the old tail go inward at the bottom. Then i got to thinking that they probably got into a wreck and some tard got the order mixed up. I don't know but it looked really stupid. lol


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how can you tell the difference?

late '02 early '03 Ford started making the housings black instead of red. thats the only way i can tell. it isnt an '05+ thing
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the newer zx3/5 tail lights have a black border around the housing on the lense, the earlier lights dont
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the newer zx3/5 tail lights have a black border around the housing on the lense, the earlier lights dont
newer as in 2003+
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im assuming hes talking about a sedan not a hatch back because of this line...

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oh thnap, your right.

they are considerable differences from 99-04 to 05+

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yea guys, i forgot to mention that important detail didn't i? It was a sedan. I've never had a hatch so when i think of a focus i automatically think of a sedan. i don't know how they did it.
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