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jbvmag

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1970 Fender Question
« on: March 04, 2009, 10:17:46 PM »
I need to replace the drivers side fender on my 1970 T/A.  I know the 70 thru 73 fenders are the same.  I heard the 74 thru 76 fenders will also fit but require removing the valance bracket from the front of the original fender and welding it onto the replacement fender.

Can anyone tell me if this is accurate and/or possible?  The only replacements I've found that are correct for the 1970 are VERY EXPENSIVE so I'de like to find a cheaper way out if possible.

Thanks for the help :-\

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Re: 1970 Fender Question
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2009, 11:20:03 AM »
Yes, you can use fenders from other years as overall the are the same on the outside.  Yes, you will have to do some modification to later years in order to mount the bumpers and such, but they will look and fit the same when finished.  So, just about any fender will work from 1970 to 1981 with some modifications to mounting places.
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Re: 1970 Fender Question
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2009, 08:35:50 PM »
Thanks for the info Hitman, I need all the help I can get. ;D

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