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09-25-2011 10:08 PM Front Fender Driver Side 5
The first pic shows the revised inner half and attached to the car. you can see a big difference between the two, and the revised one now provides enough clearance for my frame modifications I made.

I'm now starting to build the outer half. I've made a template and cut the metal, but will have to wait until next weekend to fab that, and the fender itself. My plan is to relocate the fender attachments upwards so this will still connect to one another.

I also recessed an area in the bottom corner to make room for the hoop supports that will eventually find its way in the car.


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09-25-2011 10:06 PM Front Fender Driver Side 4
lots of welding and grinding, then discovering pinholes, and welding again, and grinding some more...


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09-25-2011 10:04 PM Front Fender Driver Side 3
During the construction of this I put it in the car a few times to ensure it still fits. I also removed sections at a time on the bottom to help make sure the fender keeps it shape.


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09-25-2011 10:03 PM Front Fender Driver Side 2
Looks like some beat up medieval knight costume...

It's gonna be fun mirroring this for the passenger side.


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09-25-2011 10:01 PM Front Fender Driver Side 1
I put in some time this weekend on my front fenders. Well, one of them, and only half of it. And I started it last weekend. I'm rebuilding them to accommodate the larger wheels I plan to use. I really had to get old school on these as I don't have an english wheel, a shrinker/ stretcher, or a gas welder. I don't even have a pellet bag. So I wrapped up an old bed sheet and got the hammers out. I started to build it in one piece, but that wasn't working so I cut it into sections and was able to rebuild the inner half. I may have to notch it to make more room for my master cylinder, but I'll deal with that when I have to.

These pics show the template I made (it pays to save the boxes from home groceries) and getting started.


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