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Old April 10th, 2017, 01:12 AM
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Default 60-66 Reproduction Front Fenders .

Do any Members have any Experience or Opinions on the Reproduction front fenders that are Available? Thanks for your Help.
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Old April 10th, 2017, 12:41 PM
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Default Re: 60-66 Reproduction Front Fenders .

I've tried the new aftermarket front fenders could not make them work correctly, (went back with OEM) and found the top of the fender holes to be misplaced. You can fix by drilling a slightly bigger hold, but you will have a bigger hold to see. The one person who can make anything work correctly is either Captain FAB or Tony over at 4-5-6 Chevy.
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Old April 10th, 2017, 03:18 PM
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Default Re: 60-66 Reproduction Front Fenders .

Thanks for the input on the fenders ,I was hoping for a nice replacement fit but I also know the fit and finish of some of the replacement panels is not Great ,Thanks again David .
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Default Re: 60-66 Reproduction Front Fenders .

A few years back I was working on a 65 or 66 Chivy C10, the customer brought in some reproduction fenders, they did not fit even close. I ended up cutting the top mounting surfaces off the original fenders and grafting them to the new fenders which gave it the proper fit and of course the metal is a lot thinner on the reproduction fenders
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Default Re: 60-66 Reproduction Front Fenders .

Thanks for The feedback on the Fenders ,That's what I was afraid of ,I have been Looking for Original Fenders but Haven't found any yet Guess I will keep Looking Thanks David .
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Default Re: 60-66 Reproduction Front Fenders .

Not a fan of re-pop fenders for the reasons mentioned by others, and in addition there is a fairly large gap between the outer and inner skins of about 1/4 inch. I think you are way better off to keep the OEM and fix them, if possible. Some are not repairable.
Regarding OEM, there was a pair of NOS front fenders on eBay about a month ago that fetched around $1,700... they were in their original GM boxes.
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Default Re: 60-66 Reproduction Front Fenders .

Thanks for the reply ,I will be on the look out for some original Front Fenders .
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Default Re: 60-66 Reproduction Front Fenders .

So I recently noticed that AMD also reproduces front fenders available on Ebay the Ad states this is there own Tooling ,unlike the others available,I was wondering if anybody has used these ?
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