I would never use these parts for a 55 Nomad. I would attempt to restore this first. Would hardtop quarters be adaptable? What is it worth in parts?
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Keep in mind that the hardtop quarters don't even fit a hardtop correctly. With that in mind you still need the upper section of the Nomad quarters since they are quite a bit different than the hardtop. As far as value I couldn't begin to guess without seeing many more and much better pictures.
Think of the quarters this way. From the front of the quarter stainless and above the B/A insert to the tail fin, nothing from a hardtop, convertible or sedan are the same. You may be able to locate a pair of USED Full Quarters from a 57 2 dr wagon (any model but 210 or B/A are best) and make them work. Even then, some of the attaching points at the top are unique to the NOMAD. Those unique points are MISSING ON THE NOMAD
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Hopefully you have just this one project and lots of time. It will be a challenge but rewarding as it goes along . Missing parts are your biggest obstacle. Only a few years ago I let go of my 57 Nomad project that was a complete car needing the usual patches for 8500. I feel there are project cars out there and eventually they show up in family estates. Many times health issues force dream cars to be sold. I hope you have no regrets diving into such a project . However I do commend you for saving another Nomad.
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