I can't recall on the threads of old if the front bumper shock mounting brackets (big suckers) have to be cut off. If you have ever read my CTR conversion thread, it all started with my my failed search for early car fenders, steel fenders. So after a long and hard journey ( ) I'm finally backdating. I cleaned it up a bit, but I didn't take any pictures tonight after the cleaning. You don't have the stock 69-73.5 turnsignals on your car do you? I'll be burning propane in the garage to keep warm way past January..guys in So Cal have it too good.
Or did I get SWB fenders, not the 71 fenders I paid for? It looks like it'll work if I cut the brackets, but I wanna know what you backdaters did. Do a search and you'll find lots of information on it..maybe it's time for an Ultimate Backdate Thread So! And here is a test fit of just the driver's side fender. I can't recall seeing your car in it's latest form (track demon! The interference would be with the horn grill.the light. I'm not putting a grill on so it won't be an issue.
Then they treat the sample with a strong acid and a strong base and finally burn the sample in a small glass chamber to produce carbon dioxide gas to analyze its C-14 content.
No doubt these are wonderful cars totally stock, but depending on the owner, they can also be uniquely modified with a define nod to the past. 951 is in Puerto Rico parked at my brother-in-law garage...
I wont bond the flares until I get the bumpers to make sure the alignment is spot on.
As with any project, the end result will make you forget the mess getting there. This is the result of a few beers and pizza to coax my helper. Backdating seems to right the wrongs comitted by so many others. Jim, I thought that it might be possible to trim the fender.
Rowe and his colleagues used the technique to analyze the ages of about 20 different organic substances, including wood, charcoal, leather, rabbit hair, a bone with mummified flesh attached, and a 1,350-year-old Egyptian weaving.
The results match those of conventional carbon dating techniques, they say.