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I have a Korean model, not too knowledgeable but I was wondering if there's a difference for the radiator support frame? can I use any headlight? My whole driver's side the headlight and fender is * but can be replaced. Also would the us model hood and front bumper fit in the Korean model?
 

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Can't say they are interchangeable, but the used parts manual lists the radiator support different between the two, as does OEM parts catalog:
Korea built VIN K, both Hybrid and LX the same
US built VIN 5

Fender the same

Headlights also different:



Korea built (VIN K, 1st digit), Hybrid, halogen, LED accent, LH
Korea built (VIN K, 1st digit), Hybrid, halogen, LED accent, RH
Korea built (VIN K, 1st digit), Hybrid, halogen, w/o LED accent; LH
Korea built (VIN K, 1st digit), Hybrid, halogen, w/o LED accent; RH
Korea built (VIN K, 1st digit), Hybrid, xenon (HID), Canada market, LH
Korea built (VIN K, 1st digit), Hybrid, xenon (HID), Canada market, RH
Korea built (VIN K, 1st digit), Hybrid, xenon (HID), US market, LH
Korea built (VIN K, 1st digit), Hybrid, xenon (HID), US market, RH
US built (VIN 5, 1st digit), xenon (HID), LH
US built (VIN 5, 1st digit), xenon (HID), RH
US built (VIN 5, 1st digit), halogen, LED accent, LH
US built (VIN 5, 1st digit), halogen, LED accent, RH
Korea built (VIN K, 1st digit), LX (halogen), LH
Korea built (VIN K, 1st digit), LX (halogen), RH
US built (VIN 5, 1st digit), halogen, w/o LED accent; LH
US built (VIN 5, 1st digit), halogen, w/o LED accent; RH
 
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