2004 should work as well, as long as you get one from a Heritage Edition. That's what the 2004 Lightning is, according to the VIN. What's confusing is that Ford also had another F-150 that was totally different in 04. So I don't even use 04 anymore. QUOTE)
There was a design change in 2004. Ford kept building the 1997 to 2003 design in 2004 and just called it the Heritage Edition.