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fender and inner fender install....

Discussion in 'The Body Shop' started by bnate, Mar 11, 2006.

  1. bnate

    bnate 1/2 ton status

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    Friday I received some fenders and inner fenders. I spent today tearing down the front end of the blazer.

    Would it be easier to bolt the inner fenders to the fenders and then mount them to the body and front core support?

    ...or mount the fenders to the body and front core support, then try to cram the inner fenders in?

    I plan on trimming the fenders later once all mounted. :hack: The back quarter is already trimmed.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. noahrob

    noahrob 1/2 ton status Author

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    Hey Man,

    I have a 1973, 383/465/205...one ton running gear. On top of that, I am putting on new doors and fenders on...I will bolt the inners and fenders together and mount them as one piece...also, I used to ride motorcycles.
     
  3. ryoken

    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    general bodyshop procedure is to mount the fender first, so it can be properly aligned.. then pop in the wheelwells... but on the K5's i doubt it makes much difference..
     
  4. bnate

    bnate 1/2 ton status

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    Thanks all for the responses.

    Happy wrenching!
     
  5. outsider223

    outsider223 1/2 ton status

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    I've always put the inners and outers together, then slap them on the vehicle. Seems to work decent, just kinda akward to lift them in together.
     

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