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96 rectangular foglight - same light on both sides?

Discussion in 'Stock 1995 - 2001 Explorers' started by toypaseo, July 13, 2011.

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      toypaseo Flunked daycare Elite Explorer

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      Are the rectangular foglights on a 96 the same on both sides, with the only difference being the mounting bracket?

      Are other similar rectangular OEM Ford (non-Explorer and non-Mountaineer) foglights around that year the same, with those only having different mounting brackets as well?

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      Yes the left and right fog lights are the same. '06 and '97 used the same fog light, but not any other Ford models. I found some aftermarket rectangle fog lights at an auto parts store that I mounted in the Ford brackets.
       
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      Aren't the 95 and 96 fog lights the same also? My brother-in-law has a 96 Limited and his fog lights look just like mine. I haven't taken them out to examine them, just glanced at them.
      I just removed my fog lights because they were both rattling around loose. I found that the plastic stand-off posts were broken on both of them. Refusing to buy new, I cleaned them up, super-glued the posts back on and surrounded them with a thick layer of plastic epoxy. Then, I filed the edges smooth, tapped the holes for 6x32 thread stainless steele screws, and painted the back side black. Then, I shot blasted the brackets & hardware and painted them black. I replaced both bulbs with new #899 37.5W bulbs (one was burnt out) and reassembled them. Now they look just like new. Just thought I would add my two cents for those of us that want to save a few bucks.:D
       
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      did you mean 96-97?
       

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