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I am not really a big fan of the newer 2018 GT front bumper. It looks too aggressive, specially with the shiny chrome eyelid inside the headlight assembly, makes the car look as if it is squinting hard. :) I wish they stayed with the classic oval shape and not mess around with the look on its way out on the last year of production. Does anyone know if I can replace the front bumper assembly with the ones from 2013-2017 model? Looking at the car it seems there were no changes to the side panels but who knows if the mount is changed.

Thanks in advance.
 

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I love the 2018 so much better than my 2016....again just my opinion....eye of the beholder of course.
Can we swap out 2018 to a 2016 ?
 

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I am not really a big fan of the newer 2018 GT front bumper. It looks too aggressive, I wish they stayed with the classic oval shape and not mess around with the look on its way out on the last year of production. Does anyone know if I can replace the front bumper assembly with the ones from 2013-2017 model? Looking at the car it seems there were no changes to the side panels but who knows if the mount is changed.

Thanks in advance.
don't know what color car you have but i have a white 2013 i'd swap front bumpers with you.
 

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I love the 2018 so much better than my 2016....again just my opinion....eye of the beholder of course.
Can we swap out 2018 to a 2016 ?
Funny, my previous one was a black on red 2016. I loved the car but was a lease and did not want to take it over given the maintenance cost, so I leased a 2018.

Other things they've changed in 2018 which does not look at all good IMO, are the cheap chrome looking eyelids inside the headlight assembly which makes the car, along with the front jagged "mouth" look like the car is squinting, Chrome trims around the side windows and the chrome vent holes on the side fenders. On the previous models each of those three vent covers on each side where made of two pieces, the chrome edges and the mesh part which black. Now, it is all one cheap looking chrome piece making it even look more fake and not a real vent. I am thinking of painting the mesh part black.

Unfortunately my 2018 is also lease so I am still trying to adjust to the new squint-ish front look and see what the options are. I have couple of years to go on the lease. If I decide to keep the car I will change the bumper if still not grown on me.

I hope you still want to swap then. LOL
 

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SEE ABOVE THREAD..A SWAP MADE IN HEAVEN!!
 

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Xebel - I have the 2016 and I completely agree with you. I don't want to swap but I see your point!
 

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Does anyone have a picture of the "chrome eye lids" mentioned? I am not sure I can see or tell the difference.
 

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Xebel - I have the 2016 and I completely agree with you. I don't want to swap but I see your point!
I just brought a used 2019 bumper and parts to swap my 2014. My motivation is the flood of aftermarket 2014 front bumpers that have flooded the market via China.
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How much was this if I might ask?
$1,750 off ebay... Scuderia Parts sells new for $1,900 but its a $1,000 to ship to US so I started looking for a salvaged one but not many with this front bumper in circulation. They will be hard to source used as you gotta wait for one to get damaged and move to market.

The other steal was getting the lower spoiler for $350 bucks! Its $1,100 new... Both parts came from NY so im gonna guess they were the same car...
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Given the rare of the new bumper, you can kinda see that not many will hit the ebay market anytime soon.. There was one other person watching so I had to grab given that I knew there were no 2018-2019’s sitting in salvage globally.

I ordered new grill ($500) and side mesh from scuderia parts. I will swap everything else.

There is one on ebay for $2,450 and 12 people are watching it...
 
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