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Old 01-12-2020, 07:40 PM   #1
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Need to know how to assembly front sheet metal. Trying to assemble the radiator support,inner and outer fenders, hood support, etc. I am building a 55 second series Chevy 3100 truck. I have installed an ifs Mustang ll. It looks as if I will need to butcher the inner fenders. Thanks for any and all replies.
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" It looks as if I will need to butcher the inner fenders".
Maybe, just trim them?
We are building the same model truck, using an aftermkt frame. The inners have to be modified to clear the coil over suspension, fit the firewall, etc.
The LMC parts don't fit well, to begin with. Lots of time making them fit.
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Yeah, was told to use poster board or cardboard to cut out the contour. Then transfer to inner fenders.
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I can send you some pics of what we did, if that might help.
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You just need to cut notches to clear the upper a arms. You shouldn't have to notch much. From what i remember maybe 4 or 5 inches by with of upper arms. Hope this helps.
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